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NYSERDA Building Energy Data Exchange Specification (BEDES)

Metadata Updated: September 15, 2023

The Building Energy Data Exchange Specification (BEDES, pronounced "beads" or /bi:ds/) is a dictionary of terms, definitions, and field formats that was created to help address a lack of standardization in terminology and vernacular for quantities. It is a dictionary upon which interoperable schema, databases and software tools can be built. The Department of Energy has begun using BEDES in its publicly available building energy-efficiency tools and can be used by private-sector software tools and databases.

This dataset is an inventory of NYSERDA Open NY datasets and data labels that have been mapped to a corresponding BEDES term.

For more information regarding BEDES data, please visit:

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and support to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, accelerate economic growth, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. To learn more about NYSERDA’s programs, visit or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date March 7, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 15, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NY State JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 7, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 15, 2023
Data First Published 2022-03-02
Data Last Modified 2022-03-02
Category Energy & Environment
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
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Harvest Source Id 36f923f9-f915-42dc-a4de-1a5e3a17d284
Harvest Source Title NY State JSON
Homepage URL
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 0d7a77fbff02d63d1217cb6f0b52c341f760be5b2a39a680bf8939a329dfae4b
Source Schema Version 1.1

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