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).
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Latent||Latent heat is related to changes in phase between liquids, gases, and solids||None|
|Sensible||Sensible heat is related to changes in temperature of a gas or object with no change in phase.||None|
|Heat gain||Heat gain is a measure of the transfer of heat to an interior space either from internal loads or through the fabric of a building from outside, either from conduction, convection, radiation, or any combination of these.||None|
|Heat loss||Heat loss is a measure of the transfer of heat through the fabric of a building from inside to the outside, either from conduction, convection, radiation, or any combination of these.||None|
|Domestic hot water||None|
|Conveyance||Elevators, escalators, etc.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Process||Industrial process such as air compression||None|
|Electronic equipment||Equipment such as computers, monitors, copiers, etc.||None|
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