BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.3

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Display Resolution

Resolution is screen resolution in pixels.

Display Type

A display screen and associated electronics, often encased in a single housing, that as its primary function displays visual information from (1) a computer, workstation or server via one or more inputs (e.g., VGA, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, IEEE 1394, USB), (2) external storage (e.g., USB flash drive, memory card), or (3) a network connection. Such as a monitor (e.g., LCD, CRT), electronic scoreboards, tv or projector.

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Distance Covered

The vertical distance traveled by to elevator, diagonal distance by an escalator, or horizontal distance by conveyor belt.

Domestic Hot Water Type

Type of water heating equipment for hot running water.

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Door Configuration

Door configuration of the refrigerator/freezer unit.

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Electronic Equipment Type

The type of electronic equipment.

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Equipment Features

Features of a refrigerator or freezer equipment.

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External Power Supply Mode

Designed to convert line voltage ac input into lower voltage ac or dc output, convert to only one output voltage at a time, contained in a separate physical enclosure from the end-use product, and does not have batteries or battery packs that physically attach directly (including those that are removable) to the power supply unit.

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Flow Qualifier

Flow of water in a water treatment and distribution plant or wastewater treatment plant.

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Flow Value

Flow value associated with the Flow Qualifier.

Ice Machine

A factory-made assembly (not necessarily shipped in one package) consisting of a condensing unit and ice-making section operating as an integrated unit, with means for making and harvesting ice. It is an assembly that makes up to 4,000 lbs of ice per day at Standard Ratings Conditions, as defined in Section 5.2.1 of ARI Standard 810-2006, and may also include means for storing or dispensing ice, or both.

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Imaging Equipment Type

Single purpose or multi-purpose system.

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Inclination grade of the conveyor system.

Indirect Tank Heating Source

Source of heat for indirect-fired hot water tank.

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Input Voltage

Voltage rating for lighting system.

Installation Type

Installation of lamp relative to mounting surface.

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IP Functionality

Functions provided by the Internet Protocol (IP) equipment.

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Lamp Type

A lamp is a replaceable component, or bulb, which is designed to produce light from electricity, though, non-electric lamps also exist.

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Laundry Appliance Type

Type of Laundry appliance according to its function such as washer only, dryer only, and a washer/dryer combination unit.

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Laundry Configuration

The type of configuration of a laundry appliance. Such as front and top loading clothes washers.

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LED Driver Case Temperature Measurement Point

(TMPC) is a location on an LED driver case, designated by its manufacturer, which will have the highest temperature of any point on the driver case during normal operation.

Lighting Characteristic Value

Value associated with the Lighting Characteristic.

Lighting Characteristics

Characteristics of lamps that indicate performance levels of functionality.

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Lighting Component

Components that together make a lighting module.

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Lighting Direction

Directional design of lighting luminaire(s).

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