BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.4

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Flow Value

Flow value associated with the Flow Qualifier.

Ice Machine

A factory-made assembly (not necessarily shipped in one package) consisting of a condensing unit and ice-making section operating as an integrated unit, with means for making and harvesting ice. It is an assembly that makes up to 4,000 lbs of ice per day at Standard Ratings Conditions, as defined in Section 5.2.1 of ARI Standard 810-2006, and may also include means for storing or dispensing ice, or both.

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Imaging Equipment Type

Single purpose or multi-purpose system.

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Inclination grade of the conveyor system.

Indirect Tank Heating Source

Source of heat for indirect-fired hot water tank.

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Input Voltage

Voltage rating for lighting system.

Installation Type

Installation of lamp relative to mounting surface.

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IP Functionality

Functions provided by the Internet Protocol (IP) equipment.

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Lamp Type

A lamp is a replaceable component, or bulb, which is designed to produce light from electricity, though, non-electric lamps also exist.

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Laundry Appliance Type

Type of Laundry appliance according to its function such as washer only, dryer only, and a washer/dryer combination unit.

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Laundry Configuration

The type of configuration of a laundry appliance. Such as front and top loading clothes washers.

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LED Driver Case Temperature Measurement Point

(TMPC) is a location on an LED driver case, designated by its manufacturer, which will have the highest temperature of any point on the driver case during normal operation.

Lighting Characteristic Value

Value associated with the Lighting Characteristic.

Lighting Characteristics

Characteristics of lamps that indicate performance levels of functionality.

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Lighting Component

Components that together make a lighting module.

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Lighting Direction

Directional design of lighting luminaire(s).

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Load Category

Category of internal or external load either directly to energy use (e.g., lighting electric load to electricity consumption and/or demand) or indirectly through a thermal load to interior conditioning (e.g., lighting heat load to space conditioning).

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Load Value

Value of load associated with Load Category or HVAC Category

Luminaire Configuration

Luminaire configuration size

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Luminaire Type

Luminaire type

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Motor Characteristic

Descriptive metrics that characterize the motor.

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Motor Characteristic Value

Value associated with the Motor Characteristic.

Motor Enclosure

Enclosing environment of the motor.

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Network Auxiliary Equipment

Auxiliary equipment enabling and maintaining data storage services.

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Network Equipment Type

A type of network equipment.

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