Home      About      Contact      Submit an Item      
Passive    Active    Residential    Commercial    Wind    Projects    DIY    Resources    Tools    Materials    
Watch Chesapeake Bay Foundation Thumbnail

Chesapeake Bay Foundation HQ Interview Video


Watch Alaska Bioshelter Solar Greenhouse

Alaska Bioshelter Solar Greenhouse Video (USA)


Watch Highline Park NYC Thumbnail

Highline Park NYC Video


  

 

 

 

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  

Storage Battery

Definition: A device capable of transforming energy from electric to chemical form and vice versa. The reactions are almost completely reversible. During discharge, chemical energy is converted to electric energy and is consumed in an external circuit or apparatus.