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Abbreviations and Terms
ARS
Audience Response System
AWWARF
American Water Works Association Research Foundation
BCE
Business Case Evaluation
CEAP
Climate / Energy Action Plan
CIP
Capital Improvement Projects
CR
Carbon Reduction Strategies
ESCO
Energy Services Company
EE
Energy Efficient Buildings Strategies
FLT
Fleet Strategies
FY
Fiscal Year
GPS
Global Positioning System
ICLEI
International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
LED
Light Emitting Diode
LEED
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
MCA
Multi-Criteria Analysis
O&M
Operations and Maintenance
PUD
Public Utilities Department
PV
Photovoltaic
REC
Renewable Energy Certificate
RTEMOO
Real Time Energy Management & Operations Optimization
SWS
Solid Waste Services
TCR
The Climate Registry
US OMB
United States Office of Management and Budget
WWTP
Wastewater Treatment Plant
W, kW, MW, kWh, MWh Watt, Kilowatt, Megawatt, Kilowatt-hour, Megawatt-hour
CO
2
Carbon Dioxide
CH
4
Methane
NO
2
Nitrous Oxide