BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.4

You can explore the BEDES dictionary in several ways: use the search box to search for a particular term; filter the list of terms by category using the checkboxes below; click on each term for more details. You can also download all the terms and list options in CSV or XML format using the buttons below.

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Weather Station Name

The name of the weather station associated with this premises, which could be used for simulations, weather normalization, anomaly resolution, etc. For simulations, this is usually the name of the weather file, but the name is also in the header of the data file (TMY, IWEC), such as USA_CO_Denver.Intl.AP.

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Weather Station Category

Describes the type of weather station used to specify the site's weather.

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Weather Metric Value

Value for the weather metric.

Unknown
Weather Metric

Metric related to weather.

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Weather Data Type

For hourly energy simulations, the type of data used in the hourly weather data. This information is generally found in the name of the weather data file, as well as in the header of the data file. In the United States, the normal type of data is Typical Meteorological Year (TMY), which represent a year of typical climatic conditions for a location. The data set is composed of 12 months of typical meteorological data concatenated to form a single year with a complete data set for primary measurements. The monthly data sets contain actual meteorological measurements and modeled solar values.

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Weather Data Station ID

For an actual weather station, this is the ID assigned by NOAA. For hourly energy simulations, this is the six digit code associated with the hourly weather data, generally found in the name of the weather data file, as well as in the header of the data file.

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Water Metered Premises

Designation of what areas within the premises are covered by water meters.

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Water Fixture Type

A water fixture is an exchangeable device which can be connected to a plumbing system to deliver and drain water.

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Walking Score

A walkability index based on the time to walk from a property to nearby essentials such as grocery stores, schools, churches, etc. See www.walkscore.com for more information and requirements for using WalkScore.

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Type Of Public Transportation

If the Distance to Public Transportation term is used, this term can be used to describe in more detail the type of public transportation .

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Tractor Trencher Accessible

Indication of whether the site allows access for a tractor or trenching equipment.

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Termite Zone

Zone in the United States which designates the probability of a particular location being susceptible to termite infestations. From the IECC "Termite Infestation Probability Map".

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Tax Year

The year in with the last assessment of the property value/tax was made.

YYYY
Tax Status Current

The current tax status of the mobile home in cases where the land or space is included in the sale.

None
Tax Other Assessment Amount

Any other annual taxes, not including the tax reported in the Tax Annual Amount field, as of the last assessment made by the taxing authority.

$
Tax Exemptions

A list of tax exemptions as they relate to the property.

None
Tax Assessed Value

The property value as of the last assessment made by the taxing authority.

$
Tax Annual Amount

The annual property tax amount as of the last assessment made by the taxing authority.

$
Spatial Unit Type

Unit type within the premises.

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Site Type

Description of surroundings at the site, from the following list:

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Radon Zone

The EPA Radon Zone

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Presence Of Septic Tanks And Leach Fields

Indication of whether the site contains a septic tank or leach field.

None
Presence Of Buried Lines

Indication of whether the site contains buried utility lines.

None
Premises Level

Level category of the premises with respect to all premises pertaining to a unique record.

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Premises Enclosure

Classification of the enclosure of the premises.

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