Relationships
brick: feedsRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject is upstream of the object in the context of some sequential process; some media is passed between them
SubProperties
Inverse
brick: feedsAirRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Passes air
Parent Properties
brick: hasAddressRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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To specify the address of a building.
brick: hasAssociatedTagRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The class is associated with the given tag
brick: hasInputSubstanceRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject receives the given substance as an input to its internal process
brick: hasLocationRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Subject is physically located in the location given by the object
brick: hasOutputSubstanceRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject produces or exports the given substance from its internal process
brick: hasPartRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject is composed in part of the entity given by the object
Inverse
brick: hasPointRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject has a source of telemetry identified by the object. In some systems the source of telemetry may be represented as a digital/analog input/output point
Range
brick: hasQUDTReferenceRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Points to the relevant QUDT definition
brick: hasTagRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject has the given tag
Inverse
brick: hasTimeseriesIdRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The unique identifier (primary key) for this TimeseriesReference in some database
brick: hasUnitRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The QUDT unit associated with this Brick entity (usually a Brick Point instance or Entity Property)
brick: isAssociatedWithRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The tag is associated with the given class
brick: isLocationOfRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Subject is the physical location encapsulating the object
brick: isPointOfRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject is a source of telemetry related to the object. In some systems the source of telemetry may be represented as a digital/analog input/output point
Inverse
Domain
brick: measuresRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject measures a quantity or substance given by the object
Domain
brick: regulatesRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject contributes to or performs the regulation of the substance given by the object
brick: storedAtRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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A reference to where the data for this TimeseriesReference is stored
brick: timeseriesRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Relates a Brick point to the TimeseriesReference that indicates where and how the data for this point is stored
Domain
brick: valueRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The basic value of an entity property
brick: aggregateENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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Description of how the dta for this point is aggregated
Domain
brick: areaENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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Entity has 2-dimensional area
brick: grossAreaENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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Entity has gross 2-dimensional area
Parent Properties
brick: netAreaENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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Entity has net 2-dimensional area
Parent Properties
brick: panelAreaENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Surface area of a panel, such as a PV panel
Parent Properties
brick: azimuthENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
(Horizontal) angle between a projected vector and a reference vector (typically a compass bearing). The projected vector usually indicates the direction of a face or plane.
brick: buildingPrimaryFunctionENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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Enumerated string applied to a site record to indicate the building's primary function. The list of primary functions is derived from the US Energy Star program (adopted from Project Haystack)
brick: conversionEfficiencyENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The percent efficiency of the conversion process (usually to power or energy) carried out by the entity
brick: measuredModuleConversionEfficiencyENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The measured percentage of sunlight that is converted into usable power
Parent Properties
brick: ratedModuleConversionEfficiencyENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The *rated* percentage of sunlight that is converted into usable power, as measured using Standard Test Conditions (STC): 1000 W/sqm irradiance, 25 degC panel temperature, no wind
Parent Properties
brick: coolingCapacityENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Measurement of a chiller ability to remove heat (adopted from Project Haystack)
Domain
brick: coordinatesENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The location of an entity in latitude/longitude
brick: currentFlowTypeENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The current flow type of the entity
brick: electricalPhaseCountENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Entity has these phases
brick: electricalPhasesENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Entity has these electrical AC phases
brick: measuredPowerOutputENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The nominal measured power output of the entity
brick: operationalStageENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The associated operational stage
brick: operationalStageCountENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The number of operational stages supported by this eqiupment
brick: powerComplexityENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Entity has this power complexity
brick: powerFlowENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Entity has this power flow relative to the building'
brick: ratedPowerOutputENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The nominal rated power output of the entity
brick: temperatureCoefficientofPmaxENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
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The % change in power output for every degree celsius that the entity is hotter than 25 degrees celsius
brick: thermalTransmittanceENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The area-weighted average heat transfer coefficient (commonly referred to as a U-value)
brick: buildingThermalTransmittanceENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The area-weighted average heat transfer coefficient (commonly referred to as a U-value) for a building envelope
Parent Properties
brick: tiltENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
The direction an entity is facing in degrees above the horizon
brick: volumeENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Entity has 3-dimensional volume
brick: yearBuiltENTITY_PROPERTYv1.2
Definitions
Four digit year that a building was first built. (adopted from Project Haystack)
Classes
brick: LoopCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of connected equipment; part of a System
Parent Classes
brick: Air LoopCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The set of connected equipment serving one path of air
Parent Classes
brick: Water LoopCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of equipment that transport and regulate water among each other
Parent Classes
brick: Chilled Water LoopCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of equipment that transport and regulate chilled water among each other
Parent Classes
brick: Hot Water LoopCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of equipment that transport and regulate hot water among each other
Parent Classes
brick: PV ArrayCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A collection of photovoltaic panels
Parent Classes
brick: Photovoltaic ArrayCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A collection of photovoltaic panels
Parent Classes
brick: PortfolioCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of sites
Parent Classes
brick: SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A System is a combination of equipment and auxiliary devices (e.g., controls, accessories, interconnecting means, and termiĀ­nal elements) by which energy is transformed so it performs a specific function such as HVAC, service water heating, or lighting. (ASHRAE Dictionary).
Parent Classes
brick: Domestic Hot Water SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and conduits that handle the production and distribution of domestic hot water in a building
Parent Classes
brick: Electrical SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Devices that serve or are part of the electrical subsystem in the building
Parent Classes
Subclasses
brick: Energy SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of devices that generates, stores or transports electricity
Parent Classes
brick: Energy Generation SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of devices that generates electricity
Parent Classes
brick: PV Generation SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of photovoltaic devices that generates energy
brick: Energy Storage SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of devices that stores electricity
Parent Classes
brick: Battery Energy Storage SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A collection of batteries that provides energy storage, along with their supporting equipment
brick: HVAC SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
See Heating_Ventilation_Air_Conditioning_System
The equipment, distribution systems and terminals that provide, either collectively or individually, the processes of heating, ventilating or air conditioning to a building or portion of a building
Parent Classes
brick: Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning SystemCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
The equipment, distribution systems and terminals that provide, either collectively or individually, the processes of heating, ventilating or air conditioning to a building or portion of a building
See Heating_Ventilation_Air_Conditioning_System
Parent Classes
brick: Air SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, distribution systems and terminals that introduce or exhaust, either collectively or individually, the air into and from the building
brick: Ventilation Air SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, distribution systems and terminals that introduce or exhaust, either collectively or individually, the air used for the ventilation system of the building
The equipment, devices, and conduits that handle the introduction and distribution of ventilation air in the building
Parent Classes
brick: Steam SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and conduits that handle the production and distribution of steam in a building
brick: Water SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and conduits that handle the production and distribution of water in a building
brick: Chilled Water SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and conduits that handle the production and distribution of chilled water in a building
Parent Classes
brick: Condenser Water SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heat rejection system consisting of (typically) cooling towers, condenser water pumps, chillers and the piping connecting the components
Parent Classes
brick: Hot Water SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and conduits that handle the production and distribution of hot water in a building
Parent Classes
brick: Lighting SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The equipment, devices and interfaces that serve or are a part of the lighting subsystem in a building
Parent Classes
brick: Emergency Power Off SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A system that can power down a single piece of equipment or a single system from a single point
Parent Classes
brick: Fire Safety SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A system containing devices and equipment that monitor, detect and suppress fire hazards
Parent Classes
brick: Shading SystemCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Devices that can control daylighting through various means
Parent Classes
brick: EquipmentCLASSv1.2
Definitions
devices that serve all or part of the building and may include electric power, lighting, transportation, or service water heating, including, but not limited to, furnaces, boilers, air conditioners, heat pumps, chillers, water heaters, lamps, luminaires, ballasts, elevators, escalators, or other devices or installations.
brick: Breaker PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Breaker Panel distributes power into various end-uses.
brick: Bus RiserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Bus Risers are commonly fed from a switchgear and rise up through a series of floors to the main power distribution source for each floor.
brick: Disconnect SwitchCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Building power is most commonly provided by utility company through a master disconnect switch (sometimes called a service disconnect) in the main electrical room of a building. The Utility Company provided master disconnect switch often owns or restricts access to this switch. There can also be other cases where a disconnect is placed into an electrical system to allow service cut-off to a portion of the building.
brick: Energy StorageCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Devices or equipment that store energy in its various forms
Subclasses
brick: BatteryCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A container that stores chemical energy that can be converted into electricity and used as a source of power
Parent Classes
brick: InverterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that changes direct current into alternating current
brick: Motor Control CenterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The Motor Control Center is a specialized type of switchgear which provides electrical power to major mechanical systems in the building such as HVAC components.
brick: PlugStripCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device containing a block of electrical sockets allowing multiple electrical devices to be powered from a single electrical socket.
brick: SwitchgearCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A main disconnect or service disconnect feeds power to a switchgear, which then distributes power to the rest of the building through smaller amperage-rated disconnects.
brick: TransformerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A Transformer is usually fed by a high-voltage source and then steps down the voltage to a lower-voltage feed for low-voltage application (such as lights). Transformers also can step up voltage, but this generally does not apply to in building distribution.
brick: ElevatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that provides vertical transportation between floors, levels or decks of a building, vessel or other structure
Parent Classes
brick: Fire Control PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A panel-mounted device that provides status and control of a fire safety system
brick: FurnitureCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating, eating and sleeping
Parent Classes
Subclasses
brick: Stage RiserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A low platform in a space or on a stage
Parent Classes
brick: Gas DistributionCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Utilize a gas distribution source to represent how gas is distributed across multiple destinations
Parent Classes
brick: AHUCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Assembly consisting of sections containing a fan or fans and other necessary equipment to perform one or more of the following functions: circulating, filtration, heating, cooling, heat recovery, humidifying, dehumidifying, and mixing of air. Is usually connected to an air-distribution system.
Parent Classes
brick: DOASCLASSv1.2
Definitions
See Dedicated_Outdoor_Air_System_Unit
A device that conditions and delivers 100% outdoor air to its assigned spaces. It decouples air-conditioning of the outdoor air, usually used to provide minimum outdoor air ventilation, from conditioning of the internal loads.
brick: Dedicated Outdoor Air System UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A device that conditions and delivers 100% outdoor air to its assigned spaces. It decouples air-conditioning of the outdoor air, usually used to provide minimum outdoor air ventilation, from conditioning of the internal loads.
See Dedicated_Outdoor_Air_System_Unit
brick: MAUCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
See Makeup_Air_Unit
A device designed to condition ventilation air introduced into a space or to replace air exhausted from a process or general area exhaust. The device may be used to prevent negative pressure within buildings or to reduce airborne contaminants in a space.
brick: Makeup Air UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A device designed to condition ventilation air introduced into a space or to replace air exhausted from a process or general area exhaust. The device may be used to prevent negative pressure within buildings or to reduce airborne contaminants in a space.
See Makeup_Air_Unit
brick: PAUCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A type of AHU, use to pre-treat the outdoor air before feed to AHU
brick: RTUCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
see Rooftop_Unit
Packaged air conditioner mounted on a roof, the conditioned air being discharged directly into the rooms below or through a duct system.
brick: Rooftop UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Packaged air conditioner mounted on a roof, the conditioned air being discharged directly into the rooms below or through a duct system.
see Rooftop_Unit
brick: Air Handler UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Assembly consisting of sections containing a fan or fans and other necessary equipment to perform one or more of the following functions: circulating, filtration, heating, cooling, heat recovery, humidifying, dehumidifying, and mixing of air. Is usually connected to an air-distribution system.
Parent Classes
brick: Air Handling UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Assembly consisting of sections containing a fan or fans and other necessary equipment to perform one or more of the following functions: circulating, filtration, heating, cooling, heat recovery, humidifying, dehumidifying, and mixing of air. Is usually connected to an air-distribution system.
Parent Classes
brick: Air PlenumCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A component of the HVAC the receives air from the air handling unit or room to distribute or exhaust to or from the building
Parent Classes
brick: Return Air PlenumCLASSv1.2
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A component of the HVAC the receives air from the room to recirculate or exhaust to or from the building
Parent Classes
brick: Supply Air PlenumCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A component of the HVAC the receives air from the air handling unit to distribute to the building
Parent Classes
brick: Underfloor Air PlenumCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An open space between a structural concrete slab and the underside of a raised access floor system that connects to an air handling unit to receive conditioned and/or ventilating air before delivery to the room(s)
Parent Classes
brick: BoilerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A closed, pressure vessel that uses fuel or electricity for heating water or other fluids to supply steam or hot water for heating, humidification, or other applications.
brick: Electric BoilerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A closed, pressure vessel that uses electricity for heating water or other fluids to supply steam or hot water for heating, humidification, or other applications.
Parent Classes
brick: Natural Gas BoilerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A closed, pressure vessel that uses natural gas for heating water or other fluids to supply steam or hot water for heating, humidification, or other applications.
Parent Classes
brick: Condensing Natural Gas BoilerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A closed, pressure vessel that uses natural gas and heat exchanger that capture and reuse any latent heat for heating water or other fluids to supply steam or hot water for heating, humidification, or other applications.
Parent Classes
brick: Noncondensing Natural Gas BoilerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A closed, pressure vessel that uses natural gas with no system to capture latent heat for heating water or other fluids to supply steam or hot water for heating, humidification, or other applications.
Parent Classes
brick: CRACCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that monitors and maintains the temperature, air distribution and humidity in a network room or data center.
Parent Classes
Subclasses
brick: Standby CRACCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A CRAC that is activated as part of a lead/lag operation or when an alarm occurs in a primary unit
brick: ChillerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Refrigerating machine used to transfer heat between fluids. Chillers are either direct expansion with a compressor or absorption type.
Parent Classes
brick: Absorption ChillerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A chiller that utilizes a thermal or/and chemical process to produce the refrigeration effect necessary to provide chilled water. There is no mechanical compression of the refrigerant taking place within the machine, as occurs within more traditional vapor compression type chillers.
Parent Classes
brick: Centrifugal ChillerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A chiller that uses the vapor compression cycle to chill water. It throws off the heat collected from the chilled water plus the heat from the compressor to a water loop
Parent Classes
brick: CompressorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
(1) device for mechanically increasing the pressure of a gas. (2) often described as being either open, hermetic, or semihermetic to describe how the compressor and motor drive is situated in relation to the gas or vapor being compressed. Types include centrifugal, axial flow, reciprocating, rotary screw, rotary vane, scroll, or diaphragm. 1. device for mechanically increasing the pressure of a gas. 2. specific machine, with or without accessories, for compressing refrigerant vapor.
Parent Classes
brick: Computer Room Air ConditioningCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A device that monitors and maintains the temperature, air distribution and humidity in a network room or data center.
Parent Classes
brick: CondenserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heat exchanger in which the primary heat transfer vapor changes its state to a liquid phase.
Parent Classes
brick: Cooling TowerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A cooling tower is a heat rejection device that rejects waste heat to the atmosphere through the cooling of a water stream to a lower temperature. Cooling towers may either use the evaporation of water to remove process heat and cool the working fluid to near the wet-bulb air temperature or, in the case of closed circuit dry cooling towers, rely solely on air to cool the working fluid to near the dry-bulb air temperature.
Parent Classes
brick: DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Element inserted into an air-distribution system or element of an air-distribution system permitting modification of the air resistance of the system and consequently changing the airflow rate or shutting off the airflow.
Parent Classes
brick: Economizer DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that is part of an economizer that is used to module the flow of air
Parent Classes
brick: Exhaust DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of exhaust air
Parent Classes
brick: Mixed DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of the mixed outside and return air streams
Parent Classes
brick: Outside DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of outside air
Parent Classes
brick: Return DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of return air
Parent Classes
brick: EconomizerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Device that, on proper variable sensing, initiates control signals or actions to conserve energy. A control system that reduces the mechanical heating and cooling requirement.
Parent Classes
brick: FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Any device with two or more blades or vanes attached to a rotating shaft used to produce an airflow for the purpose of comfort, ventilation, exhaust, heating, cooling, or any other gaseous transport.
Parent Classes
brick: Booster FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan activated to increase airflow beyond what is provided by the default configuration
Parent Classes
brick: Ceiling FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A fan installed on the ceiling of a room for the purpose of air circulation
Parent Classes
brick: Cooling Tower FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A fan that pulls air through a cooling tower and across the louvers where the water falls to aid in heat exchange by the process of evaporation
Parent Classes
brick: Discharge FanCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Fan moving air discharged from HVAC vents
Fan moving supply air -- air that is supplied from the HVAC system into the building
Parent Classes
brick: Exhaust FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving exhaust air -- air that must be removed from a space due to contaminants
Parent Classes
brick: Fresh Air FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving fresh air -- air that is supplied into the building from the outdoors
Parent Classes
brick: Return FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving return air -- air that is circulated from the building back into the HVAC system
Parent Classes
brick: Standby FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan that is activated as part of a lead/lag operation or when a primary fan raises an alarm
Parent Classes
brick: Supply FanCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Fan moving supply air -- air that is supplied from the HVAC system into the building
Fan moving air discharged from HVAC vents
Parent Classes
brick: FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Device to remove gases from a mixture of gases or to remove solid material from a fluid
Parent Classes
brick: Final FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The last, high-efficiency filter installed in a sequence to remove the finest particulates from the substance being filtered
Parent Classes
brick: Intake Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Filters air intake
Parent Classes
brick: Mixed Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A filter that is applied to the mixture of recirculated and outside air
Parent Classes
brick: Pre FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A filter installed in front of a more efficient filter to extend the life of the more expensive higher efficiency filter
Parent Classes
brick: Return Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Filters return air
Parent Classes
brick: Fume HoodCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A fume-collection device mounted over a work space, table, or shelf and serving to conduct unwanted gases away from the area enclosed.
Parent Classes
brick: HXCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
See Heat_Exchanger
A heat exchanger is a piece of equipment built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The media may be separated by a solid wall to prevent mixing or they may be in direct contact (BEDES)
Parent Classes
brick: Heat ExchangerCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A heat exchanger is a piece of equipment built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The media may be separated by a solid wall to prevent mixing or they may be in direct contact (BEDES)
See Heat_Exchanger
Parent Classes
brick: CoilCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Cooling or heating element made of pipe or tube that may or may not be finned and formed into helical or serpentine shape (ASHRAE Dictionary)
brick: Cooling CoilCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A cooling element made of pipe or tube that removes heat from equipment, machines or airflows. Typically filled with either refrigerant or cold water.
Parent Classes
brick: Chilled Water CoilCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A cooling element made of pipe or tube that removes heat from equipment, machines or airflows that is filled with chilled water.
Parent Classes
brick: Heating CoilCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heating element typically made of pipe, tube or wire that emits heat. Typically filled with hot water, or, in the case of wire, uses electricity.
Parent Classes
brick: Hot Water CoilCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heating element typically made of pipe, tube or wire that emits heat that is filled with hot water.
Parent Classes
brick: Condenser Heat ExchangerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heat exchanger in which the primary heat transfer vapor changes its state to a liquid phase.
brick: Heat WheelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A rotary heat exchanger positioned within the supply and exhaust air streams of an air handling system in order to recover heat energy
brick: HumidifierCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that adds moisture to air or other gases
Parent Classes
brick: PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Machine for imparting energy to a fluid, causing it to do work, drawing a fluid into itself through an entrance port, and forcing the fluid out through an exhaust port.
Parent Classes
Subclasses
brick: Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on water
Parent Classes
brick: Chilled Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on chilled water; typically part of a chilled water system
Parent Classes
brick: Condenser Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that is part of a condenser system; the pump circulates condenser water from the chiller back to the cooling tower
Parent Classes
brick: Hot Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on hot water; typically part of a hot water system
Parent Classes
brick: Space HeaterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heater used to warm the air in an enclosed area, such as a room or office
Parent Classes
brick: Terminal UnitCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that regulates the volumetric flow rate and/or the temperature of the controlled medium.
Parent Classes
brick: Air DiffuserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that is a component of the air distribution system that controls the delivery of conditioned and/or ventilating air into a room
Parent Classes
brick: Displacement Flow Air DiffuserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An air diffuser that is designed for low discharge air speeds to minimize turbulence and induction of room air. This diffuser is used with displacement ventilation systems.
Parent Classes
brick: Jet Nozzle Air DiffuserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An air diffuser that is designed to produce high velocity discharge air stream to throw the air over a large distance or target the air stream to a localize area
Parent Classes
brick: Laminar Flow Air DiffuserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An air diffuser that is designed for low discharge air speeds to provide uniform and unidirectional air pattern which minimizes room air entrainment
Parent Classes
brick: CAVCLASSv1.2
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Definitions
A terminal unit for which supply air flow rate is constant and the supply air temperature is varied to meet thermal load
Parent Classes
brick: Constant Air Volume BoxCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A terminal unit for which supply air flow rate is constant and the supply air temperature is varied to meet thermal load
Parent Classes
brick: FCUCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
See Fan_Coil_Unit
Terminal device consisting of a heating and/or cooling heat exchanger or 'coil' and fan that is used to control the temperature in the space where it is installed
Parent Classes
brick: Fan Coil UnitCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Terminal device consisting of a heating and/or cooling heat exchanger or 'coil' and fan that is used to control the temperature in the space where it is installed
See Fan_Coil_Unit
Parent Classes
brick: Radiant PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A temperature-controlled surface that provides fifty percent (50%) or more of the design heat transfer by thermal radiation.
Parent Classes
brick: ESS PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
See Embedded_Surface_System_Panel
Radiant panel heating and cooling system where the energy heat source or sink is embedded in a radiant layer which is thermally insulated from the building structure.
Parent Classes
brick: Embedded Surface System PanelCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Radiant panel heating and cooling system where the energy heat source or sink is embedded in a radiant layer which is thermally insulated from the building structure.
See Embedded_Surface_System_Panel
Parent Classes
brick: RC PanelCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
See Radiant_Ceiling_Panel
Radiant panel heating and cooling system that are usually made from metal and suspended under the ceiling or insulated from the building structure.
Parent Classes
brick: Radiant Ceiling PanelCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Radiant panel heating and cooling system that are usually made from metal and suspended under the ceiling or insulated from the building structure.
See Radiant_Ceiling_Panel
Parent Classes
brick: TABS PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
See Thermally_Activated_Building_System_Panel
Radiant panel heating and cooling system where the energy heat source or sink is embedded in the building structure such as in slabs and walls.
Parent Classes
brick: Thermally Activated Building System PanelCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Radiant panel heating and cooling system where the energy heat source or sink is embedded in the building structure such as in slabs and walls.
See Thermally_Activated_Building_System_Panel
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brick: RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Heat exchangers designed to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another
Parent Classes
brick: Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Steam, hydronic, or electric heating device located at or near the floor.
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brick: Electric Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Electric heating device located at or near the floor
brick: Hot Water Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Hydronic heating device located at or near the floor
brick: Steam Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Steam heating device located at or near the floor
brick: Electric RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Electric heating device
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brick: Hot Water RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Radiator that uses hot water
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brick: Steam RadiatorCLASSv1.2
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Radiator that uses steam
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brick: VAVCLASSv1.2
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See Variable_Air_Volume_Box
A device that regulates the volume and temperature of air delivered to a zone by opening or closing a damper
Parent Classes
brick: Variable Air Volume BoxCLASSv1.2
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A device that regulates the volume and temperature of air delivered to a zone by opening or closing a damper
See Variable_Air_Volume_Box
Parent Classes
brick: RVAVCLASSv1.2
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See Variable_Air_Volume_Box_With_Reheat
A VAV box with a reheat coil mounted on the discharge end of the unit that can heat the air delivered to a zone
brick: Variable Air Volume Box With ReheatCLASSv1.2
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A VAV box with a reheat coil mounted on the discharge end of the unit that can heat the air delivered to a zone
See Variable_Air_Volume_Box_With_Reheat
brick: ThermostatCLASSv1.2
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An automatic control device used to maintain temperature at a fixed or adjustable setpoint.
Parent Classes
brick: ValveCLASSv1.2
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A device that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid by opening, closing or partially obstructing various passageways
Parent Classes
brick: Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
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A type of valve installed in a bypass pipeline
Parent Classes
brick: Condenser Water Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve installed in a bypass line of a condenser water loop
Parent Classes
brick: Differential Pressure Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
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A 2-way, self contained proportional valve with an integral differential pressure adjustment setting.
Parent Classes
brick: Cooling ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of cold water flowing through a cooling coil
Parent Classes
brick: Heating ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of hot water flowing through a heating coil
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brick: Domestic Hot Water ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve regulating the flow of domestic hot water
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brick: Reheat ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of hot water flowing through a reheat coil
Parent Classes
brick: Return Heating ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve installed on the return side of a heat exchanger
Parent Classes
brick: Isolation ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that stops the flow of a fluid, usually for maintenance or safety purposes
Parent Classes
brick: Condenser Water Isolation ValveCLASSv1.2
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An isolation valve installed in the condenser water loop
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brick: Chilled Water ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that modulates the flow of chilled water
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brick: Condenser Water ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve that modulates the flow of condenser water
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brick: Makeup Water ValveCLASSv1.2
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A valve regulating the flow of makeup water into a water holding tank, e.g. a cooling tower, hot water tank
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brick: InterfaceCLASSv1.2
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A device that provides an occupant control over a lighting system
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brick: SwitchCLASSv1.2
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A switch used to operate all or part of a lighting installation
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brick: DimmerCLASSv1.2
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A switch providing continuous control over all or part of a lighting installation; typically potentiometer-based
Parent Classes
brick: TouchpanelCLASSv1.2
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A switch used to operate all or part of a lighting installation that uses a touch-based mechanism (typically resistive or capacitive) rather than a mechanical actuator
Parent Classes
brick: LuminaireCLASSv1.2
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A complete lighting unit consisting of a lamp or lamps and ballast(s) (when applicable) together with the parts designed to distribute the light, to position and protect the lamps, and to connect the lamps to the power supply.
Parent Classes
brick: Luminaire DriverCLASSv1.2
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A power source for a luminaire
Parent Classes
brick: LouverCLASSv1.2
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Device consisting of an assembly of parallel sloping vanes, intended to permit the passage of air while providing a measure of protection against environmental influences
Parent Classes
brick: MeterCLASSv1.2
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A device that measure usage or consumption of some media --- typically a form energy or power.
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brick: Building Chilled Water MeterCLASSv1.2
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A meter that measures the usage or consumption of chilled water of a whole building
brick: Building Electrical MeterCLASSv1.2
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A meter that measures the usage or consumption of electricity of a whole building
brick: Building Gas MeterCLASSv1.2
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A meter that measures the usage or consumption of gas of a whole building
brick: Building Hot Water MeterCLASSv1.2
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A meter that measures the usage or consumption of hot water of a whole building
brick: Building Water MeterCLASSv1.2