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English definition of “energy audit”

energy audit

noun [C]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
an examination of a building to find out how much energy is being used in it and if changes could be made in order to use less: After a two-day energy audit of his factory, his $2.5 million business was declared "energy inefficient." A home energy audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes.
(Definition of energy audit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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