Environmental Impact Calculator

Material CO2 Emissions Units Reference
Normal concrete 0.13 kg CO2/kg Scrivener 2014
Steel 2.8 kg CO2/kg Scrivener 2014
1 m3 = 1.308 yd3
1 kg = 2.2 lbs
1 metric ton = 1.1 US ton
Inputs
Volume of concrete to be preserved
Concrete density
Cement content
Weight % of reinforcing steel
Annual CO2 production per person (US)
Annual CO2 production per person (world)
Cement heat release at 100% hydration
Outputs
Concrete
Steel
Emissions
Carbon Dioxide
Equivalent to annual CO2 emission of:
NOx (as NO2)
SO2
Total Pollutants
Waste Generation
Solid Waste (Rubble)
Cement Hydration
Waste heat from cement production
Waste heat from steel production
Energy (heat generation from cement production, cement hydration, and steel production)
Equivalent energy to boiling
Natural Resources Required
Fine aggregate
Coarse aggregate
Cement
Steel
Total tons
Potable Water
Equivalent to daily water usage for: