Building Energy Data Exchange Specification (BEDES)
BEDES is a standardized dictionary of terms and definitions for building energy performance data that provide a common set of terms, definitions and data field formats that can be used by public and private software tools, data schemas and databases working within the building energy performance sector.More Less
The lack of common terms, definitions and exchange protocols is a significant ongoing barrier to realizing the full value of building performance data.
CAPABILITIES, FEATURES, & CORE FUNCTIONS:
Facilitate the exchange of data across tools with a common set of terms, definitions, and field formats covering building characteristics, efficiency measures, and energy use.