Energy Efficient Buildings

Buildings that employ methods and systems aimed at making optimal use of electricity and other resources, including using the largest possible proportion of regional resources and materials, in contrast to the conventional, inefficient practice of providing for only minimal efficiency in use of energy and drawing materials and energy from distant, centralized sources.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007965. The J. Paul Getty Trust.