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Last edited 13 Feb 2020
Carbon factor is ‘the factor that is applied to electricity that is consumed by buildings, to understand that carbon emissions associated with the electricity use. The carbon factor of the UK grid changes throughout the day and the seasons depending on how much renewable energy is being generated.’
Ref ‘Climate Emergency Design Guide: How new buildings can meet UK climate change’, published by The London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in January 2020.
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