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HVAC Equipment

Class Name: hvac_equipment

Description: general characteristics of the equipment in the heating and cooling systems

Parent Class: hvac

Number of Instances: 1...N

Attributes:

NameDescriptionRequiredTypeLenOptionsMinMax
 name Name of the of equipment
N string 40   
 categoryEquipment category
 Y string 20heating, cooling


type
hvac equipment type
 Y string 20packaged_dx, split_dx, heat_pump, forced_air_furnace, baseboard, boiler, none
  
 yearYear equipment manufactured (purchased)
 N int   1970 2011
 performancePerformance level of equipment
 Y string 20shipment_weighted, user
 
 fuel_primaryPrimary heating/cooling fuel
 Y string 20electric, natural_gas, lpg, fuel_oil
  
Notes:

Validation/Rules:
type:
    category heating - heat_pump, forced_air_furnace, gravity_furnace, baseboard, boiler, none
    category cooling - heat_pump, packaged_dx, split_dx, none

year: is required if performance = shipment_weighted

fuel_primary:
    category cooling - electric
    category heating - all

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