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
Range
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 digital/analog input/output point given by the object
Range
brick: hasTagRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject has the given tag
Inverse
Range
brick: hasTimeseriesIdRELATIONSHIPv1.2
Definitions
The unique identifier (primary key) for this TimeseriesReference in some database
brick: hasUnitRELATIONSHIPv1.2
Definitions
The QUDT unit associated with this Brick entity (usually a Brick Point instance or Entity Property)
brick: isAssociatedWithRELATIONSHIPv1.2
Definitions
The tag is associated with the given class
Domain
brick: isLocationOfRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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Subject is the physical location encapsulating the object
brick: measuresRELATIONSHIPv1.2
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The subject measures a quantity or substance given by the object
Domain
brick: regulatesRELATIONSHIPv1.2
Definitions
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
Definitions
Relates a Brick point to the TimeseriesReference that indicates where and how the data for this point is stored
Domain
brick: valueRELATIONSHIPv1.2
Definitions
The basic value of an entity property
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.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Breaker PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Breaker Panel distributes power into various end-uses.
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
brick: Energy StorageCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Devices or equipment that store energy in its various forms
Subclasses
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: InverterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that changes direct current into alternating current
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
brick: PlugStripCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device containing a block of electrical sockets allowing multiple electrical devices to be powered from a single electrical socket.
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
brick: ElevatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that provides vertical transportation between floors, levels or decks of a building, vessel or other structure
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Fire Control PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A panel-mounted device that provides status and control of a fire safety system
InDomainOf
brick: FurnitureCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating, eating and sleeping
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Gas DistributionCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Utilize a gas distribution source to represent how gas is distributed across multiple destinations
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: PAUCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A type of AHU, use to pre-treat the outdoor air before feed to AHU
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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.
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: CondenserCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heat exchanger in which the primary heat transfer vapor changes its state to a liquid phase.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Economizer DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that is part of an economizer that is used to module the flow of air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Exhaust DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of exhaust air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Mixed DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of the mixed outside and return air streams
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Outside DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of outside air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Return DamperCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A damper that modulates the flow of return air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Booster FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan activated to increase airflow beyond what is provided by the default configuration
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Ceiling FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A fan installed on the ceiling of a room for the purpose of air circulation
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Exhaust FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving exhaust air -- air that must be removed from a space due to contaminants
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Fresh Air FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving fresh air -- air that is supplied into the building from the outdoors
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Return FanCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Fan moving return air -- air that is circulated from the building back into the HVAC system
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Device to remove gases from a mixture of gases or to remove solid material from a fluid
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Intake Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Filters air intake
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Mixed Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A filter that is applied to the mixture of recirculated and outside air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Return Air FilterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Filters return air
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
See Heat_Exchanger
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Condenser Heat ExchangerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heat exchanger in which the primary heat transfer vapor changes its state to a liquid phase.
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: HumidifierCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that adds moisture to air or other gases
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Chilled Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on chilled water; typically part of a chilled water system
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: Hot Water PumpCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A pump that performs work on hot water; typically part of a hot water system
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Space HeaterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A heater used to warm the air in an enclosed area, such as a room or office
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Terminal UnitCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that regulates the volumetric flow rate and/or the temperature of the controlled medium.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: CAVCLASSv1.2
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
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
InDomainOf
brick: RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Heat exchangers designed to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Steam, hydronic, or electric heating device located at or near the floor.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Electric Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Electric heating device located at or near the floor
InDomainOf
brick: Hot Water Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Hydronic heating device located at or near the floor
InDomainOf
brick: Steam Baseboard RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Steam heating device located at or near the floor
InDomainOf
brick: Electric RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Electric heating device
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Hot Water RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Radiator that uses hot water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Steam RadiatorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Radiator that uses steam
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: VAVCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: Variable Air Volume BoxCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: RVAVCLASSv1.2
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: Variable Air Volume Box With ReheatCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: ThermostatCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An automatic control device used to maintain temperature at a fixed or adjustable setpoint.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid by opening, closing or partially obstructing various passageways
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A type of valve installed in a bypass pipeline
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Condenser Water Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve installed in a bypass line of a condenser water loop
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Differential Pressure Bypass ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A 2-way, self contained proportional valve with an integral differential pressure adjustment setting.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Cooling ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of cold water flowing through a cooling coil
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Heating ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of hot water flowing through a heating coil
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Hot Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve regulating the flow of hot water
InDomainOf
brick: Domestic Hot Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve regulating the flow of domestic hot water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Reheat ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that controls air temperature by modulating the amount of hot water flowing through a reheat coil
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Return Heating ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve installed on the return side of a heat exchanger
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Isolation ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that stops the flow of a fluid, usually for maintenance or safety purposes
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Condenser Water Isolation ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An isolation valve installed in the condenser water loop
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Steam ValveCLASSv1.2
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that modulates the flow of water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Chilled Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that modulates the flow of chilled water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Condenser Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve that modulates the flow of condenser water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Makeup Water ValveCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A valve regulating the flow of makeup water into a water holding tank, e.g. a cooling tower, hot water tank
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: InterfaceCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that provides an occupant control over a lighting system
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: SwitchCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A switch used to operate all or part of a lighting installation
Parent Classes
Subclasses
InDomainOf
brick: DimmerCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A switch providing continuous control over all or part of a lighting installation; typically potentiometer-based
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: TouchpanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: LuminaireCLASSv1.2
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: Luminaire DriverCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A power source for a luminaire
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: LouverCLASSv1.2
Definitions
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
InDomainOf
brick: MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A device that measure usage or consumption of some media --- typically a form energy or power.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Building MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures usage or consumption of some media for a whole building
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Building Chilled Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of chilled water of a whole building
InDomainOf
brick: Building Electrical MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of electricity of a whole building
InDomainOf
brick: Building Gas MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of gas of a whole building
InDomainOf
brick: Building Hot Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of hot water of a whole building
InDomainOf
brick: Building Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of water of a whole building
InDomainOf
brick: Electrical MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of electricity
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Gas MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of gas
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Thermal Power MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A standalone thermal power meter
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Chilled Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of chilled water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Hot Water MeterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A meter that measures the usage or consumption of hot water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: MotorCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A machine in which power is applied to do work by the conversion of various forms of energy into mechanical force and motion.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: VFDCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Electronic device that varies its output frequency to vary the rotating speed of a motor, given a fixed input frequency. Used with fans or pumps to vary the flow in the system as a function of a maintained pressure.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Fan VFDCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Variable-frequency drive for fans
InDomainOf
brick: Heat Wheel VFDCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A VFD that drives a heat wheel
InDomainOf
brick: Pump VFDCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Variable-frequency drive for pumps
InDomainOf
brick: Variable Frequency DriveCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
Electronic device that varies its output frequency to vary the rotating speed of a motor, given a fixed input frequency. Used with fans or pumps to vary the flow in the system as a function of a maintained pressure.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Automated External DefibrillatorCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Network Video RecorderCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Solar PanelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A colloquial term for a photovoltaic module. A Solar panel is an assembly of photovoltaic cells mounted in a framework for installation that use sunlight as a source of energy to generate direct current electricity.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Steam DistributionCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Utilize a steam distribution source to represent how steam is distributed across multiple destinations
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Water DistributionCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Utilize a water distribution source to represent how water is distributed across multiple destinations (pipes)
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Water HeaterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An apparatus for heating and usually storing hot water
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Collection Basin Water HeaterCLASSv1.2
Definitions
Basin heaters prevent cold water basin freeze-up, e.g. in cooling towers, closed circuit fluid coolers, or evaporative condensers
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: Weather StationCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A dedicated weather measurement station
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
brick: BuildingCLASSv1.2
Definitions
a structure wholly or partially enclosed within exterior walls, or within exterior and party walls, and a roof, affording shelter to persons, animals, or property.
An independent unit of the built environment with a characteristic spatial structure, intended to serve at least one function or user activity [ISO 12006-2:2013]
Parent Classes
InRangeOf
brick: Parking StructureCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A building or part of a building devoted to vehicle parking
Parent Classes
InRangeOf
brick: FloorCLASSv1.2
Equivalent Classes
Definitions
A level, typically representing a horizontal aggregation of spaces that are vertically bound. (referring to IFC)
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: BasementCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The floor of a building which is partly or entirely below ground level.
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: Parking LevelCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A floor of a parking structure
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: Outdoor AreaCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A class of spaces that exist outside of a building
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: Bench SpaceCLASSv1.2
Definitions
For areas of play in a stadium, the area for partcipants and referees by the side of the field
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: Field Of PlayCLASSv1.2
Definitions
The area of a stadium where athletic events occur, e.g. the soccer pitch
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: Information AreaCLASSv1.2
Definitions
An information booth or kiosk where visitors would look for information
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: RegionCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A unit of geographic space, usually contigious or somehow related to a geopolitical feature
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: SiteCLASSv1.2
Definitions
A geographic region containing 0 or more buildings. Typically used as the encapsulating location for a collection of Brick entities through the hasSite/isSiteOf relationships
Parent Classes
InDomainOf
InRangeOf
brick: SpaceCLASSv1.2
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A part of the physical world or a virtual world whose 3D spatial extent is bounded actually or theoretically, and provides for certain functions within the zone it is contained in.
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brick: Common SpaceCLASSv1.2
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A class of spaces that are used by multiple people at the same time
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brick: AuditoriumCLASSv1.2
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A space for performances or larger gatherings
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brick: CafeteriaCLASSv1.2
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A space to serve food and beverages
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brick: HallwayCLASSv1.2
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A common space, used to connect other parts of a building
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brick: LobbyCLASSv1.2
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A space just after the entrance to a building or other space of a building, where visitors can wait
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brick: Employee Entrance LobbyCLASSv1.2
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An open space near an entrance that is typicaly only used for employees
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brick: Visitor LobbyCLASSv1.2
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A lobby for visitors to the building. Sometimes used to distinguish from an employee entrance looby
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brick: LoungeCLASSv1.2
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A room for lesiure activities or relaxing
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brick: MajlisCLASSv1.2
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In Arab countries, an Majlis is a private lounge where visitors are recieved and entertained
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brick: EntranceCLASSv1.2
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The location and space of a building where people enter and exit the building
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brick: GatehouseCLASSv1.2
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The standalone building used to manage the entrance to a campus or building grounds
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brick: Media Hot DeskCLASSv1.2
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A non-enclosed space used by members of the media temporarily to cover an event while they are present at a venue
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brick: Parking SpaceCLASSv1.2
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An area large enough to park an individual vehicle
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brick: Ablutions RoomCLASSv1.2
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A room for performing cleansing rituals before prayer
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brick: Break RoomCLASSv1.2
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A space for people to relax while not working
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brick: BreakroomCLASSv1.2
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A space for people to relax while not working
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brick: Conference RoomCLASSv1.2
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A space dedicated in which to hold a meetings
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brick: Control RoomCLASSv1.2
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A space from which operations are managed
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brick: Copy RoomCLASSv1.2
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A room set aside for common office equipment, including printers and copiers
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brick: Exercise RoomCLASSv1.2
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An indoor room used for exercise and physical activities
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brick: Food Service RoomCLASSv1.2
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A space used in the production, storage, serving, or cleanup of food and beverages
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brick: ConcessionCLASSv1.2
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A space to sell food and beverages. Usually embedded in a larger space and does not include a space where people consume their purchases
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brick: Hospitality BoxCLASSv1.2
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A room at a stadium, usually overlooking the field of play, that is physical separate from the other seating at the venue
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brick: Janitor RoomCLASSv1.2
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A room set aside for the storage of cleaning equipment and supplies
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brick: LaboratoryCLASSv1.2
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facility acceptable to the local, national, or international recognized authority having jurisdiction and which provides uniform testing and examination procedures and standards for meeting design, manufacturing, and factory testing requirements.
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brick: Cold BoxCLASSv1.2
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in a gas separation unit, the insulated section that contains the low-temperature heat exchangers and distillation columns.
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brick: Environment BoxCLASSv1.2
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(also known as climatic chamber), enclosed space designed to create a particular environment.
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brick: FreezerCLASSv1.2
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cold chamber usually kept at a temperature of 22°F to 31°F (–5°C to –1°C), with high-volume air circulation.
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brick: Hot BoxCLASSv1.2
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hot air chamber forming part of an air handler.
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