BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.3

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Measures
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Income

Gross income of the borrower(s). Use Interval Frequency to qualify (e.g., Annual, Month, etc.)

$
Interest Rate

Interest rate for borrowed funds

percent
IPMVP Option

Recommended approach for verification of energy savings for this measure, based on IPMVP

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IPMVP Option

Recommended approach for verification of energy savings for this measure, based on IPMVP

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Labor Hours

Total number of hours needed to complete a task, each of which represents the labor of one person in one hour.

hr
Loan Amount

An amount of a borrowed loan. Can be characterized using Loan Label.

$
Loan Label

Loan characterization qualifier

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Loan Repayment Status

The status of the borrower's repayment obligations at any given time.

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Loan Security

The collateral pledged, if any, to the lender to secure a loan.

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Number Of Permits Replaced

Number of permits replaced as part of measure.

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Number Of Staff Members Trained

Number of staff members trained as part of measure.

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Origination Channel

The original point of contact for a loan borrower.

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Periodically Recurring Costs

Costs to operate the project or measure or equipment or system and can associated with any of the Type of Implementation or Recurring Costs. This term can be used in conjunction with "Interval Frequency" defined in resource consumption and generation section

$
Project Name

Name of the project.

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Quantity Affected

Quantity of devices or equipment affected by the measure- e.g, number of lighting luminaires replaced, tons of chiller replaced, number of VAV boxes installed.

N/A
Report Name

Name of the project.

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Reporting Level

level or boundary of reporting metrics for this record.

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Resource Savings

Energy or water resource savings that can be realized from a measure or a project. This term can also further explained by using a relevant entry from the term Interval Frequency.

Resource Savings Intensity

Resource savings per square foot.

Retro Commissioning Exemption

Conditions under which the building is exempt from a mandated retro-commissioning.

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Savings Attribution

Type of savings associated with a measure or project. Complete constrained list options include constrained lists from Energy Resource and Water Resource.

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Scope

Percentage of the premises affected by the measure that's either proposed, implemented or evaluated

percent
Scope

Percentage of the premises affected by the measure that's either proposed, implemented or evaluated

percent
Technology Category

Authorized technology category as defined by the Federal Energy Management Program. Categories are inclusive of systems defined.

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Work Performed By

Entity who performed the work.

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