Strategies for a Low Carbon Urban Built Environment

The main objective of COST 23 Action – Low Carbon Urban Built Environments (LCUBE) is to investigate how carbon reductions can be achieved through appropriate design and management of the urban built environment.
The Action is investigating :

Carbon emissions are associated with the construction, refurbishment and operation of buildings. Sources of emissions relating to buildings include:

Social and economic implications of the incorporation of low carbon modifications are also being considered to prevent conflict.

Government organisations at a national and local level, professional bodies, and public and private industry involved at all stages of construction and maintenance of the built environment are involved with the project and to whom the results will be relevant.