Publication of a glossary of terminology CONSTRUCTION21

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The CONSTRUCTION21 project has developed a comprehensive cross country translation material on the building industry, sustainability, energy performance, etc. More than 1000 words and expressions have been translated in 7 languages.

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Description

The translated terms encompass topics like building family, climate types, cooling systems,ventilation systems, labels etc.

The material is freely available in the Babel - Vocabulary of Sustainable Construction community, especially for organizations willing to join as national chapters of CONSTRUCTION21, and having to translate the frames in their national language.[1]

Target group/users

Green building practicioners and experts.

Integration to CESBA

Project and Funding programme

Name of project: CONSTRUCTION21

Funding programme: Intelligent Energy for Europe (IEE)

Publication date

24-05-2013

Regions of implementation:

Spain, Germany, Romania, France, Lithuana, and Italy.

Languages

The terms are translated in English, Spanish, German, Romanian, French, Lithuanian, and Italian.

Contact

IFPEB (Institut Français pour la Performance du Bâtiment)

Bordeaux, France

Cédric Borel

Email: ifpeb@ifpeb.fr

Tel.: +33 6 42 80 02 32

Download

Glossary of terminology (Excel file)

References

  1. Online commmunity Babel - vocabulary on sustainable construction: http://www.construction21.eu/community/pg/groups/12026/babel-vocabulary-of-sustainable-construction/