Appendix C
Abbreviations and Acronyms


AF&PA

American Forest and Paper Association

AFS

American Foundry Society

AISI

American Iron and Steel Institute


CFD

computational fluid dynamics

Climate VISION

Voluntary Innovative Sector Initiatives: Opportunities Now


DAS

deputy assistant secretary

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EERE

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


GMIC

Glass Manufacturers Industrial Council

GPRA

Government Performance and Results Act of 1993


IOF

Industry of the Future

ITP

Industrial Technologies Program


MYPP

Multi-Year Program Plan


NCASI

National Council for Air and Stream Improvement

NEP

National Energy Policy

NEPDG

National Energy Policy Development Group

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation


OIP

Office of Industrial Programs

OIT

Office of Industrial Technologies


PART

Program Assessment Rating Tool

PM2

powder metallurgy and particulate materials


R&D

research and development

RD&D

research, development, and demonstration

RO

regional office


SBIR

Small Business Innovation Research (program)

SME

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

STTR

Small Business Technology Transfer (program)


TAPPI

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry

TMS

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society


VOC

volatile organic compound



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Decreasing Energy Intensity in Manufacturing: Assessing the Strategies and Future Directions of the Industrial Technologies Program Appendix C Abbreviations and Acronyms AF&PA American Forest and Paper Association AFS American Foundry Society AISI American Iron and Steel Institute CFD computational fluid dynamics Climate VISION Voluntary Innovative Sector Initiatives: Opportunities Now DAS deputy assistant secretary DOE U.S. Department of Energy EERE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency GMIC Glass Manufacturers Industrial Council GPRA Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 IOF Industry of the Future ITP Industrial Technologies Program MYPP Multi-Year Program Plan NCASI National Council for Air and Stream Improvement NEP National Energy Policy NEPDG National Energy Policy Development Group NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OIP Office of Industrial Programs OIT Office of Industrial Technologies PART Program Assessment Rating Tool PM2 powder metallurgy and particulate materials R&D research and development RD&D research, development, and demonstration RO regional office SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (program) SME Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration STTR Small Business Technology Transfer (program) TAPPI Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry TMS The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society VOC volatile organic compound