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Glossary

Terms for Architecture, Green 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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Candela (cd)

Definition: The SI unit of luminous intensity (formerly called the “candle”). One candela equals one lumen per steradian—a specific measure of luminous intensity, in a given direction.