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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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Commissioning

Definition 1: the systematic process of ensuring that a building's complex array of systems is designed, installed, and tested to perform according to the design intent and the building owner's operational needs

Definition 2: WIND - The process of connecting the turbine to the transmission lines and making sure it is operating within its normal or defined parameters.