BEDES Dictionary

Version 2.2

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Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Tier ID

This term is intended to capture the tier designation for a particular rate structure. For electricity pricing that is based on tiered pricing, each tier is allotted a certain maximum (kWh), above which the user is moved to the next tier that has a different unit pricing. For example - Tier 1 for rate schedule EV9

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Tier Maximum

The maximum amount of resource used at which a tier rate is applied for a given rate schedule and a tier. For example - Tier 1 for rate schedule EV9 is applicable till a maximum kWh of 1000.

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Tier Minimum

Minimum energy for this rate structure range.

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Time Zone Code

The 3 letter code for the time zone

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Emissions
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Emission Boundary

The boundary that encompases the measured emissions.

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Emission Gas Type

Emissions gas type

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Emission Source

Source of emissions.

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Emissions Factor

Emissions factor associated with a Resource

kg/unit
Emissions Flow Intensity

The resulting GHG Emissions for Water and Wastewater treatment facilities divided by the total average flow through the plant.This term can be associated with one or more Qualifiers in the constrained list.

Dependent on Qualifier
Emissions Intensity

The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions for the premises, divided by the gross floor area of the premises.

Dependent on Qualifier
Emissions Savings

Emissions savings that result from a given action

Dependent on Qualifier
Emissions Value

Emissions that result in gases that trap heat in the atmosphere.

Dependent on Qualifier
Units
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Unit Of Measure

Unit of measurement for the data value.

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Metadata
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Confirmed By

Entity that confirmed the accuracy of the data.

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Date Format

Formatting for the date data.

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Derivation Method

The method by which the data was learned.

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High Range Value

Maximum value in a range.

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Low Range Value

Minimum value in a range.

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Measurement Protocol

A reference to the source standard used as the measurement protocol definition. Examples are: 0 = "IEEE1519-2009" 1 = "EN50160"

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Origin

What is the origin of the data value?

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Quality

Indication of the quality of the data

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Range Value Inclusivity

Determines if the lower and higher values in a range are inclusive or exclusive of the range.

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Record Scope

The extent to which the record fulfills the intended scope. For example, the extent to which the record accounts for all energy consumption of the premises.

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Solicitation

Specify if the data field is required or optional.

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Waste
Term Term Definition Lists Unit of Measure
Hazardous Waste Weight

Total weight of hazardous waste

lbs

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