Appliance Use

Element Name: appliance_use

Description: characteristics of appliances related to time and usage

Parent: appliance_unit

Number of Instances: 0...N

Sub_Elements:

NameDescriptionRequiredTypeLen
OptionsMinMax
use_name  Name of frequency scheduleY
string40   
use_typeType of usage this schedule applies toN
string20


use_unitUnit of usage Nstring20cycles, seconds, minutes, hours   
use_time_periodTime period over which usage occursNstring20hour, day, week, month, year   
use_valuehow many use_units per use_time_period Nfloat  0.011000
use_quantity
how much useage per use_unit  (gallons, kw, btuh)       
use_month_beginOrdinal number of start monthNint  112
use_month_endOrdinal number of end monthNint  112

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Child Classes