Glossary of Building Rating Terms
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An office can be defined as an office in a private company or a state, municipal or other administrative building or post-office. [Source: BPIE]
Operational risk describes the risk of a technology failure while in use. [Source: IEA (2010) Money Matters]
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. [Source: OECD Website]
Overall efficiency means the annual sum of electricity and mechanical energy production and useful heat output divided by the fuel input used for heat produced in a cogeneration process and gross electricity and mechanical energy production. [Source: EU Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency]