Categories of technology that can be used as qualifiers for Measures or other terms. Categories are inclusive of systems defined.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Advanced metering system||None|
|Building automation system||A software system to automate building controls, also known as an Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS).||None|
|Chilled water hot water and steam distribution systems||None|
|Electric motors and drives||None|
|Energy distribution system||Energy or utility distribution system equipment.||None|
|Energy management and information systems||Combined hardware and software products that comprise a broad range of analytics functionality and services to manage commercial building energy use. Specific EMIS capabilities are listed under the EMIS Feature constrained list.||None|
|Equipment||Generic equipment category||None|
|Heating ventilating and air conditioning||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Renewable energy systems||None|
|Water and sewer conservation systems||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.