BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.2

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Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Minimum Power Factor Without Penalty

Minimum power factor that needs to be maintained without any penalties

Percent
Normalization

Normalization criteria to shift or scaled the measurement, where the intention is that these normalized values allow the comparison of corresponding normalized values for different datasets.

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Percent Improvement

Percent improvement over a baseline. This will enable comparison of actual energy use against target and progress tracking.

Percent
Percent of Total

The percentage this value makes up of the total.

Percent
Phase

Phase information associated with Readings

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Power Metric

Measurement of power.

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Power Metric Value

Value of the measurement of associated power metric

Dependent on Qualifier
Rate Charge Value

Charge rate value, in $ per unit.

$/unit
Rate Designation

Energy or demand designation to determine the rate.

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Rate Structure

Rates that determine how charges are levied by the utility

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Rate Structure ID

The name or title of the rate structure

N/A
Rate Structure Name

The name or title of TOU period

N/A
Rate Structure Reference

Reference or hyperlink for the rate schedule, tariff book

N/A
Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) Retained

Percentage of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) that were kept compared to the total quantity of RECs that is associated with the total amount of renewable energy that was generated.

Percent
Resource

Type of energy resource fuel. This can be applied at the premises or individual system or equipment level.

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Resource Boundary

The boundary that encompases the measured resource.

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Resource Cost

The cost of a resource over a selected time period.

$
Resource Cost Intensity

The cost per square foot associated with a selected time period for a premises. It can be an individual value for different energy types, and can also be an aggregated value across all energy types. This term can be associated with one or more Resource Qualifiers in the constrained list.

$/ft2
Resource Flow Intensity

For Water and Waste-water treatment facilities, the Energy Use, divided by the total average flow through the plant.

kBtu/gpd
Resource Generation

Type of resource generation

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Resource Intensity

The resource value divided by the premises gross floor area. Refer to Resource Units and divide by area in square feet

Dependent on Qualifier
Resource Value

The amount of resource consumed, generated, or exported from the premises.

Dependent on Qualifier
Shared Resource Configuration

Situation that applies if a resource is shared with multiple premises, such as shared chilled water among buildings.

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Source Site Ratio

Ratio of energy consumed at a central power plant to that delivered to a customer.

N/A
Temporal Status

Temporal charcateristic of this measurement.

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