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EMS via OpenStudio - multiple EMS Calling Manager objects

asked 2020-03-02 11:38:03 -0600

tenna031 gravatar image

updated 2020-03-08 12:56:12 -0600

Hello everyone,

Is it okay to create multiple EMS calling managers inside a measure or should I only create a single calling manager and attach programs with multiple calls to addProgram?

pcm = OpenStudio::Model::EnergyManagementSystemProgramCallingManager.new(model)
pcm.setName("Prgm_Mgr_#{program_id}")
pcm.setCallingPoint("AfterPredictorAfterHVACManagers")
pcm.addProgram(program)

Thanks!

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answered 2020-03-02 13:18:31 -0600

Either approach will work. If you go the route of having multiple programs referenced by the same calling manager, they will all obviously have the same calling point. With different calling managers, each program can have a different calling point. That may or may not be flexibility that you need.

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Thanks for your feedback. I'm using multiple calling managers and was curious to see if any previous managers would get overwritten. It makes sense that they do not.

tenna031 gravatar image tenna031  ( 2020-03-02 14:13:38 -0600 )edit
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there are OpenStudio Measures of the EMS documentation examples here which can be useful as a reference.

BrianLBall gravatar image BrianLBall  ( 2020-03-02 14:31:06 -0600 )edit

Thanks for the link Brian.

tenna031 gravatar image tenna031  ( 2020-03-02 15:05:13 -0600 )edit

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