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The Green Agenda: A Business Guide by Alan Calder

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APPENDIX: GREEN GLOSSARY

* Terms taken from the definitions in Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, A Dictionary of Information Security Terms, Abbreviations and Acronyms (IT Governance Publishing, 2007).

Air handling unit (AHU)—This cools or heats outside air depending on the ambient temperature and the required internal air temperature104.

Annex 1 country—A country which has a Kyoto obligation to reduce their CO2 emissions.

Anthropogenic—‘Made by people or resulting from human activities. Usually used in the context of emissions that are produced as a result of human activities’105.

Benchmark—‘To evaluate by comparison to a standard. In the context of energy efficiency, benchmarking involves measuring the energy performance of a product or building ...

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