Can i control multiple window screens at once with EMS

asked 2019-09-13 11:16:06 -0600

Maarten670 gravatar image

updated 2020-01-20 10:22:02 -0600

I have a model that consists of 92 windows that are equipped with automatic electric internal screens. I once used the EMS example of a simple window shading control to override each window seperately, but now i am looking for an EMS program that can control multiple windows at once so i don't need to set up an actuator on each window. Does anyone know a way to construct such an EMS program?

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Did u find out how to do this?

Padfoot gravatar image Padfoot  ( 2020-07-31 07:25:27 -0600 )edit

There is a similar question here. Essentially, if you're working in the IDF you need to define each actuator individually. DesignBuilder (an EnegyPlus interface) has a Scripting Module that makes this process easier by allowing you to loop over zones, surfaces, etc. to create EMS sensors and/or actuators. Does that help?

Aaron Boranian gravatar image Aaron Boranian  ( 2020-07-31 08:15:25 -0600 )edit