Orientation of a surface or premises in terms of the attributes of North, South, East and West. Can be applied to the orientation of the front of the building, of a specific surface (wall, roof), window or skylight, or on-site generation technology, such as photovoltaic panels. A diagram for the constrained list choices will be provided when the web site is developed.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|East||Lying toward, or facing the east.||None|
|North||Lying toward, or facing the north.||None|
|Northeast||Lying toward, or facing the northeast.||None|
|Northwest||Lying toward, or facing the northwest.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|South||Lying toward, or facing the south.||None|
|Southeast||Lying toward, or facing the southeast.||None|
|Southwest||Lying toward, or facing the southwest.||None|
|West||Lying toward, or facing the west.||None|
CSV or XML files containing information such as definition, unique ID, and URL for each BEDES Term or List Option can be downloaded by clicking the appropriate orange button. The downloaded file can then be processed offline. Note that the XML documents are simply a "flat file" of terms, not a structured schema.