Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Technical Paper 07

This paper looks at the embodied energy aspects associated with the procurement of building stone- how much carbon is used in extracting, processing and delivering stone from various sources. The benefits of a local sourcing of stone are discussed and options for further study.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 March 2010

  • Publisher

    Historic Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical Paper, Technical, Advice & Guidance

  • Format(s)

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    Technical Paper 07 (1.31 MB)
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Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland