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).

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Category: 
Unit of Measure: 
None
Sector: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measuresort ascending
Not applicable Not applicable None
Refrigeration None
Dishwasher None
Laundry None
Process Industrial process such as air compression None
Water feature None
Water treatment None
Electronic equipment Equipment such as computers, monitors, copiers, etc. None
People Occupants None
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
Appliance Appliance load None
Lighting None
Other Other None
Domestic hot water None
Unknown Unknown None
Conveyance Elevators, escalators, etc. None
None None None
Cooking None
Term ID: e554b6e8-b2c1-4a66-8fd4-12017b04d550
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