Term Term Definition Options Unit of Measure

Age of premises or equipment in years.

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Air handling unit View None
Automated system optimization ASO analytics continuously analyzes and modifies Building Automation System control settings to optimize heating, ventilation and air conditioning system energy use while maintaining occupant comfort. It reads data from the BAS and automatically sends optimal setpoints back to the BAS to adjust the control parameters based on data such as submetered energy use and energy price signal. View None
Boiler View None

Generic term to add boolean constrained list options to any term

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Burner View None
Chiller View None
Cooling tower View None


Date Status

Status of the associated Date

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Demand management Provide peak demand monitoring. Provide notification when the demand for critical metered loads passes a threshold. View None
Diffuser View None
Distribution center Distribution center View None
Duct View None
Electric lighting Primary lighting source is electric. View None
EMIS Feature

Features of an Energy Management and Information System

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Energy consumption and costs visualization Track and provide views of the meter points on a sub hourly (e.g., 15-minute) basis. Provide visualizations of real-time (and historic) energy consumption and costs. View None
Energy information system functionality EIS analytics focus on meter-level monitoring, analysis, and charting (hourly or more frequent consumption data, at the whole building or submeter level). Advanced EIS analytics incorporate automated opportunity analysis that typically includes predictive energy models that identify energy use anomalies and measure project savings. View None
Energy information system key performance indicator tracking Track KPIs for energy related metrics, such as equipment, system, or building level energy use intensity, greenhouse gas emissions. View None
Energy management and information systems Combined hardware and software products that comprise a broad range of analytics functionality and services to manage commercial building energy use. Specific EMIS capabilities are listed under the EMIS Feature constrained list. View None
Energy performance analysis Analyze interval energy data and provide actionable information. Common analysis includes time series load profiling, heat map visualization, benchmarking, baseline energy consumption modeling, and energy anomaly detection. View None
Energy reporting and data export Provide a default or customized energy report. Allow users to export energy data. View None
Fan View None
Fancoil unit View None
Fault detection and diagnostics FDD analytics automates the process of detecting faults and suboptimal performance of building systems and helps to diagnose potential causes. It focuses on system-level monitoring, analysis, and charting using Building Automation System data. Tools with FDD functionality pull data from the BAS, and may provide a report of the duration and frequency of faults, cost and/or energy impacts, and relative priority levels. View None


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