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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.

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Lead

Definition: A harmful environmental pollutant that is typically in the home in lead-based paints and in lead solder used in plumbing before l978. Lead is toxic to many organs and can cause serious damage to the brain, kidneys and nervous system.