Advanced Glossary

eco-chic

Products or services that are eco-friendly but are also stylish, trendy, and hip.

Ecological or Environmental Footprint

The total amount of ecology or environment (land, water, air, trees, and so on) that is needed to absorb, process, clean, and regenerate the total discharge of pollutants or contaminants and destruction caused by a person, business, city, and so on.

Embodied Energy

The total amount of energy used in the creation of a product or service. This includes the energy used in mining or harvesting, processing, fabricating, and transporting the product.

Energy Efficiency

Achieving the same results while using less energy.

 

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