MALAYSIA GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LAUNCHES malaysiaGBC CARBON SCORE – THE EDGE MARKET

MALAYSIA GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LAUNCHES malaysiaGBC CARBON SCORE – THE EDGE MARKET

Chung Ying Yi / theedgemarkets.com
November 30, 2021 10:46 am

PETALING JAYA (Nov 30): The Malaysia Green Building Council (malaysiaGBC), in conjunction with the World Green Building Council’s Advancing Net Zero project, announced the launch of the malaysiaGBC Carbon Score (MCS) initiative on Saturday (Nov 27). The project is a comprehensive assessment protocol designed to measure the carbon footprint of both new and existing Malaysian buildings, as well as to accelerate the decarbonisation of the built environment.

According to the press statement on Saturday, the MCS, which is specifically tailored for Malaysian standards and construction practices, applies localised carbon factors to evaluate both the operational and embodied greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction and occupancy. A further breakdown of the project’s overall carbon footprint is presented based on five subcategories — energy (operational emissions), materials (embodied emissions), transport, waste, and emissions offsets.

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