Home      About      Contact      Submit an Item      
Passive    Active    Residential    Commercial    Wind    Projects    DIY    Resources    Tools    Materials    
Watch Milwaukee Art Museum by Calatrava Thumbnail

Milwaukee Art Museum by Calatrava Thumbnail


Watch Ellensburg WA City Aerial Video Thumbnail

Ellensburg WA City Aerial Video


Watch Lighthouse by Kingspan Video Thumbnail

Lighthouse by Kingspan 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.