What Does It Mean to Be GREEN?

Ferenc, Jeff
April 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2008, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p5
The author reflects on the use of the word green to epitomize the concept of the green-buildings initiative. He relates that the use of different terminologies in describing environmentally friendly buildings is complicating the advancement of the initiative. Moreover, he stresses that the number one factor in the green-buildings initiative is energy efficiency and there is nothing wrong if people feels good in calling it green.


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