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Buildings Glossary

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Buildings Glossary

GBPN - BPIE Buildings Glossary

The glossary is a collaboration between the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) and the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE).


Integrating more than 250 definitions and links, it allows the user to get a clear and broad overview of the terminology relating to building energy efficiency.


It aims to facilitate collaboration on the development of ambitious energy efficiency measures by clarifying definitions and highlighting common lexicon. Please enter a search term or choose a letter to navigate the glossary and to find definitions. The relation browser highlights the connections between terms.

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