BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.3

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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Ownership Intention

A list of the type(s) of possible or best uses of the premises. Probable use gives a good indication of what the best use or potential use of the property could be.

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Occupied Status

The condition of the premises relative to being occupied by people.

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Occupant Type

Type of occupants who are permanently resident in a premises.

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Occupant Quantity Type

Type of quantitative measure for capturing occupant information about the premises. The value is captured by the Quantity term.

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Occupant Income Range

Annual income of the household occupants

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Occupant Activity Level

The activity level that drives the amount of internal gains due to occupants.

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Occupancy Classification

Utilization of premises by building occupants. Can be used to describe a complex, building, or spaces within the building.

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NREL Wind CLASS

Wind power density (WPD) is a calculation of the mean annual power available per square meter of swept area of a turbine. Classes are defined by NREL. Class specifics can be found at http://www.nrel.gov/gis/wind_detail.html

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National Median Reference Property Type

The National Median is the median reference point for the premises based on the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS).

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NAICS Code

North American Industry Classification System code.

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Market Threshold

Purchase pricing threshold within which a property falls

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Longitude

Distance measured in degrees east or west from an imaginary line (called the prime meridian) that goes from the North Pole to the South Pole and that passes through Greenwich, England.

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Lighting Status

Description of the how much of the premises is illuminated by daylight during the day.

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Latitude

Distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees up to 90 degrees.

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IECC Year

For Climate Zone Type = IECC, the year of the IECC used for that climate zone definition.

YYYY
Identifier Label

Identifier qualifier used in a specific program or dataset. There can be multiple instances of Identifier Labels and associated Identifiers within a given dataset, such as a Listing Identifier, a Project Identifier, or a Custom Identifier.

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Identifier

A unique value associated with an Identifier Label or other qualifier.

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Hurricane Zone

Designation of the premises relative to a Hurricane Zone.

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Highest Level Of Occupant Education

Highest education level of the household occupants.

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Height Distribution

Description of height variations in the premises.

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Height Classification

Classification of height of a structure in number of strories

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Ground Reflectance

Reflectivity of the ground. Legal values: 0-1

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Floor Height Measurement

The method for measuring each floor level, or story, in a premises.

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Floor Area Qualifier

Floor area can be defined and described in many different ways for different purposes. This type field allows multiple types of floor area definitions to exist in the same dataset.

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Flood Zone

If the property is in a flood zone, what is the source of the zone designation.

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