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lighting constant schedule only

asked 2018-11-19 19:13:38 -0600

I am trying to apply time/hourly schedules to the lighting and loads I have identified under "Space Types". It seems I am only able to drag and drop "constant schedules" into the schedules column. It won't let me insert schedules under my "Ruleset schedules". My workaround has just been to set a percentage, ie. lighting A only runs for 6 hours/day therefore 25%. This whoever does not ensure that I have correct electric demand profiles, as the loads are just divided into a smaller load that runs all the time.

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answered 2018-11-19 19:43:50 -0600

updated 2018-11-19 22:11:24 -0600

Confirm that the ruleset schedules you tried to drop onto the loads are fractional schedules.

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AHA! Of course, my apologies, newbie here! Not sure what I was trying to enter earlier, but alas, a fractional schedule <= 1 is what I needed.

While we are on this topic, is there a schedule that will automatically apply a 1 value to nighttime hours? For example, outdoor lighting runs on photosensors that automatically define when the lighting is on. I know that yearly this will be an avg of 12 hrs/day, however, due to my northern latitude, the "on" hours will not always be, for example, 6 PM to 6 AM, but varies throughout the year. Is there any way to automate this?

re-measure gravatar image re-measure  ( 2018-11-19 20:46:44 -0600 )edit

I found the answer to my follow-up question here:

Thanks @DavidGoldwasser - I don't know how to properly link you?

re-measure gravatar image re-measure  ( 2018-11-19 22:02:24 -0600 )edit

@re-measure that was close but my name has space in it which makes it a bit odd but works to tag.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2018-11-19 22:12:24 -0600 )edit

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