Green Building Glossary

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Fact Sheet

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If you have ever wondered about the meaning of some of the terms in green building literature, this document from Austin Energy will provide you with an A to Z glossary of terms and acronyms. Download this 26 page, comprehensive document to learn the definitions of these terms and many more:

  • Autoclaved cellular concrete
  • Balance point
  • Chlorofluorocarbons
  • Dirunal flux
  • Efficacy of a light bulb
  • Fenestration
  • Graywater
  • Heat recovery ventilator
  • Indoor air quality
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Off-gas
  • Passive solar systems
  • Radiant barrier
  • Solar access
  • Volatile organic compound
  • Xeriscaping

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