Key to Abbreviations

AFUE - annual fuel utilization efficiency
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
BTU - British thermal unit
CCF - hundred cubic feet (of natural gas)
COP - coefficient of performance
DOE - U.S. Department of Energy
FSEC - Florida Solar Energy Center
gal. - gallon
KWH - kilowatt (of electricity)
MIMA - Mineral Insulation Manufacturers Association
NAHB - National Association of Home Builders
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
ORNL - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
RB - radiant barrier
RBS - radiant barrier system
RIMA - Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association
SEER - seasonal energy efficiency ratio
therm - 100,000 BTU
TVA - Tennessee Valley Authority
UBC - Uniform Building Code

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