Acronyms

ACEEE American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

AISI American Iron & Steel Institute
ALA American Lung Association
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ASHRAE American Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BETEC Building Environment & Thermal Envelope Council

BPI Building Performance Institute
BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators
CABO (ICC) Conference of American Building Officials (International Code Council)
CCMC Canadian Construction Materials Centre
CSA Canadian Standards Association
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
EPA Environmental Protection Association
EEBA Energy Efficient Builders Association
EREC Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearing House (DOE program)
FSEC Florida Solar Energy Center
IBC International Building Code
ICBO International Conference of Building Officials

IRC International Residential Code
NAHB National Association of Home Builders
NAHBRC NAHB Research Center
NBC National Building Code of Canada
NEAT Novel Environmental Advanced Technology
NER National Evaluation Report
NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NRC National Research Council of Canada
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratories

RESNET Residential Energy Services Network
SBCCI Southern Building Codes Congress International
UBC Uniform Building Code
UL Underwriter’s Laboratories
ULC Underwriter’s Laboratories Canada

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