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Demolition - Reconstruction: what impact on the environment?

Have you ever reflected on the environmental impact of demolishing a building and reconstructing a new one, compared to renovating the existing building? This tool will provide you with concrete figures. 

Two associations in the Brussels Capital Region, Inter-Environnement Bruxelles and the Association du Quartier Léopold, have developed a calculation tool to assess the impact of a construction project on the production of greenhouse gases. The tool calculates the environmental impact of demolishing a building and reconstructing a new one compared to renovating the existing building. 

The tool is in French but very easy to manipulate, so try it for yourself! 

Authors: Inter-Environnement Bruxelles, Association du Quartier Léopold


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