Controls and Operations

Term Term Definition Options Unit of Measure
Average Annual Hours

Number of hours in a typical year.

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Average Annual Weeks

The number of weeks that the premises or equipment is in use. For example, a pool premises may only be open for 16 weeks out of the year.

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Average Daily Hours

If exact start and end hours are unknown, then the total number of hours per day.

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Average Weekly Hours

Number of hours in a typical week.

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Control Communication Protocol

Standards for control communication protocols.

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Control Strategy

Control logic or strategy that is programed into the system.

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Control Technology

Technological device that enables control of the system.

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Date Of Most Recent Maintenance Event

The date of the most recent maintenance that was performed on the premises or equipment.

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Day End Time

In military time (0000 start of day). If the end hour is the next day, then this day ends at 2400 and the next starts at 0000 and ends at closing time. For example, a nightclub may be open from 8PM Friday to 2AM Saturday, then on Friday: Day Start Time is 2000 and Day End Time is 2400, and on Saturday: Dat Start Time is 0000 and Day End Hour is 0200.

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Day Start Time

In military time (0000 start of day). If the night before the schedule runs into this day, then start time is 0000, while yesterday's end time is 2400. For example, a nightclub may be open from 8PM Friday to 2AM Saturday, then on Friday: Day Start Time is 2000 and Day End Time is 2400, and on Saturday: Dat Start Time is 0000 and Day End Hour is 0200.

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Frequency Of Maintenance

Frequency of maintenance on the premises or equipment.

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HVAC Systems Controlled

HVAC system that are monitored by this control.

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Laundry Load Type

Type of materials laundered.

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Maintenance Events Per Year

The number of maintenance events performed on the premises or equipment in the time period.

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Maintenance Type

Maintenance is the process of maintaining or preserving someone or something.

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Meal Type

The type of meal served in this operation event.

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Meter Type

Meters can be divided into several categories based on their capabilities

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Observed Holidays

Holidays in which the operations follow a holiday schedule that is different from the main schedule.

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Operation Event

An operation event is an activity that is performed at the premises as part of primary operations. Operation events can be used as normalizers when benchmarking buildings.

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Operation Events Per Year

Number of operation events that take place in a year.

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Operational Control Actor

The actor who has authority to introduce and implement any or all operating and/or environmental policies and measures

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Operational Mode

The equipment state of connection to a power source for use, and providing one or more primary functions.

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Partial Operation Percentage

Percent of category that is in operation. If Schedule Category is Occupancy, then the percent of occupants from typical max. If Schedule Category is an equipment, then power as a percent of installed capacity.

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Percent Of Area Controlled

Percentage of the premises gross floor area that is controlled by this system.

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Reset Routine

Times when the HVAC equipment is setback. For example, when the heat is lowered during the heating season, or the cooling setpoint increased during the cooling season.

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