List of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations

  • CCRA: Corrections and Conditional Release Act
  • CORCAN: CORrectional CANada (Special Operating Agency [SOA] within CSC)
  • CSC: Correctional Service of Canada
  • CHP: Central Heating Plant
  • DGTSF: Director General, Technical Services and Facilities
  • ETAG: Energy Technology Application Group
  • FSDS: Federal Sustainable Development Strategy
  • IMS: Information Management Systems
  • LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmenta Design
  • GGO: Greening Government Operations
  • OPI: Office of Primary Interest
  • RCMP: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • SDS: Sustainable Development Strategy
  • SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound (Targets)

Technical Abbreviations

  • CO2: carbon dioxide
  • E85: Ethanol 85% (vehicle fuel with 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline)
  • EEE: Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • GHG: greenhouse gas
  • GJ: gigajoule (unit for measuring energy)
  • kW/h: kiloWatts/hour
  • m2: square metres
  • MJ: megajoule
  • NOx: nitrogen oxides
  • SOx: sulphur oxides
  • VOC: volatile organic compounds