BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.5

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Loads
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
UPS Power Output

The type of power output, such as AC or DC, for a UPS.

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UPS Support

Load supported by the UPS.

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Water Cooler Source

The water source of a particular water cooler.

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Water Cooler Storage

The type of water storage of a water cooler.

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Water Cooler Unit

A freestanding device that consumes energy to cool and/or heat potable water.

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Water Feature Heating Method

Water feature heating methods.

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Water Feature Type

Type of water feature

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Controls and Operations
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Average Annual Hours

Number of hours in a typical year.

hr/year
Average Annual Weeks

The number of weeks that the premises or equipment is in use. For example, a pool premises may only be open for 16 weeks out of the year.

weeks/year
Average Daily Hours

If exact start and end hours are unknown, then the total number of hours per day.

hr/day
Average Weekly Hours

Number of hours in a typical week.

hr/week
Control Communication Protocol

Standards for control communication protocols.

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Control Strategy

Control logic or strategy that is programed into the system.

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Control Technology

Technological device that enables control of the system.

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Date Of Most Recent Maintenance Event

The date of the most recent maintenance that was performed on the premises or equipment.

YYYY-MM-DD
Day End Time

In military time (0000 start of day). If the end hour is the next day, then this day ends at 2400 and the next starts at 0000 and ends at closing time. For example, a nightclub may be open from 8PM Friday to 2AM Saturday, then on Friday: Day Start Time is 2000 and Day End Time is 2400, and on Saturday: Dat Start Time is 0000 and Day End Hour is 0200.

hh:mm
Day Start Time

In military time (0000 start of day). If the night before the schedule runs into this day, then start time is 0000, while yesterday's end time is 2400. For example, a nightclub may be open from 8PM Friday to 2AM Saturday, then on Friday: Day Start Time is 2000 and Day End Time is 2400, and on Saturday: Dat Start Time is 0000 and Day End Hour is 0200.

hh:mm
EMIS Feature

Features of an Energy Management and Information System

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Frequency Of Maintenance

Frequency of maintenance on the premises or equipment.

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HVAC Systems Controlled

HVAC system that are monitored by this control.

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Laundry Load Type

Type of materials laundered.

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Maintenance Events Per Year

The number of maintenance events performed on the premises or equipment in the time period.

count
Maintenance Type

Maintenance is the process of maintaining or preserving someone or something.

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Meal Type

The type of meal served in this operation event.

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Meter Type

Meters can be divided into several categories based on their capabilities

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