How to define User Items

This guide assists you to define your items prior to uploading your data, CO2, etc.

Item Definition
Items Data can only be uploaded via a CSV file with the specified format. Invalid files will not be processed.
Please download the Items Definition file. Fill in all the fields and submit it for approval.
Any line with an invalid definitions will be ignored. No fields may contain any commas.
Item Name
Required. This is a text string that identifies the item. It is limited to 256 characters.
Category 1 to 3
Required. Categories are to assist in searching for an item. The first three categories are typically used in the search process. Categories are text strings limited to 64 characters.
Category 4 to 8
Optional. Categories are to assist in searching for an item. Categories are text strings limited to 64 characters.
City
Optional. The City name is a text string limited to 48 characters.
Country
Optional. The Country name is a text string limited to 64 characters.
DataGroup
Optional. The Datagroup helps to control access and is a text string limited to 32 characters.
DataStart
Optional. The DataStart string is the date when the data starts. It is a text string limited to 48 characters.
DataSource
Required. The DataSource is a key search value. It is a text string limited to 32 characters.
Description
Required. The description is a key search value. It is a text string limited to 512 characters.
Download
Required. The Download state is either "yes" or "no". It determines if the data may be downloaded by the public. It is text of 4 characters.
FrequencySecs
Optional. This is an integer value indicating the data collection frequency, in seconds.
Latitude
Optional. The latitude, as a decimal number is stored as a float value.
Location
Optional. The Location name is a text string limited to 48 characters.
Longitude
Optional. The latitude, as a decimal number is stored as a float value.
Maximum
Optional. The maximum value, a decimal number, is the highest value of the data stored. It is stored as a float value.
Minimum
Optional. The minimum value, a decimal number, is the lowest value of the data stored. It is stored as a float value.
OffsetSecs
Optional. This is an integer value indicating the time offset from the start of the day, in seconds.
Owner
Required. The Owner helps to control access and is a text string limited to 48 characters.
Scan
Required. The Scan state is either "on" or "off". It determines if the automatic data collection should be on or off. It is text of 4 characters.
Security
Required. The Security helps to control access and is a text string limited to 48 characters. The Serucity state is either "public" or "private".
State
Optional. The State name is a text string limited to 24 characters. It must match the standard State names, already defined.
TZInfo
Required. This is a text string indicating the time offset from Greenwich Mean time in hours, minutes and seconds e.g. 12:00:00. It is text of 24 characters.
TZOffsetTicks
Required. This is an big integer value (long) indicating the time offset from UTC time, in ticks.
UOM
Optional. The Units of Measure (UOM) is a text string limited to 64 characters.
URLString
Optional. The URLstring is usually a data reference link. It is a text string limited to 512 characters.