Environmental cost of tearing down Vancouver’s single-family homes

June 12, 2018

In anticipation of his upcoming report, 2016-17 Wall Scholar Joseph Dahmen explains how Vancouver’s Zero Emissions Building Plan can actually increase certain emissions. Dahmen has been featured in many similar news reports of late In anticipation of his upcoming UBC report. 

According to Dahmen, “In Vancouver, we estimate that new single-family homes will take an average of 168 years for efficiency gains to recover construction impacts.”

The report will be published in July 2018.