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SIGCHI

Special interest group on computer-human interaction
http://www.sigchi.org

The ACM Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics

The focus of SIGBioinformatics is to bridge computer science, mathematics, and statistics, with biology and biomedicine, sharing research interests in the management of data related to life sciences. http://www.sigbioinformatics.org

The Green Grid

The Green Grid is a global consortium of IT companies and professionals seeking to improve energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems around the globe. The organization seeks to unite global industry efforts to standardize on a common set of metrics, processes, methods and new  technologies to further its common goals.
http://www.thegreengrid.org

Acronyms

ALIS

Aware Living Interface System: A computer system integrated into Green homes that helps residents make smart choices about resource use without the need for detailed technological understanding

LCA

Life-Cycle Assessment: A methodology for assessing the ecological impact of some process or artifact across the span of its entire existence.