Home      About      Contact      Submit an Item      
Passive    PV    Homes    Commercial    Wind    Projects    DIY    Resources    Tools    Materials    
Watch Hybrid Solar Lighting Thumbnail

Solar Lighting Hybrid Technology Video


Watch Milwaukee Art Museum Opens Thumbnail

Milwaukee Art Museum Wings Open Video


Watch Solar Hot Water Shower

Solar Hot Water Shower DIY Part 1


  

 

 

 

Glossary

Terms for Green Architecture, Building & Energy


This glossary includes more than 300 solar terms, as well as hundreds of additional sustainable design and construction terms.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z    All  

Fuel Cell

Definition: A technology that uses an electrochemical process to convert energy into electrical power. Often powered by natural gas, fuel cell power is cleaner than grid-connected power sources. In addition, hot water is produced as a by-product that can be utilized as a thermal resource for the building.