Calculating and accounting of embodied and operational energy and carbon emissions within buildings is still not standardized. No regulations exist for standard equations, databases, or best practice methods to evaluate energy and carbon. The inaccuracies and incompatibilities found among common process, hybrid databases, and evaluation methods leave wide margins for error. This thesis proposes a standardized method, a Large-Scale Agency Analysis (LSAA), to evaluate carbon and energy emissions and proposes a new dynamic modeling method for large-scale agencies. The Comprehensive Dynamic Carbon Analysis (CDCA) method utilizes computer technology to evaluate nonlinear carbon emissions systems that can be applied to both individual buildings and large-scale agencies.
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