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# Weekdays and weekend schedule simulation on EnergyPlus

Hello,

I'm working on a project to simulate a simple house. But I want to do an schedule of occupation for weekdays and for weekend. The problem is that I'm not sure how to do properly. I know that is a very simple question but I'm new user of E+. Can you help me please? This is what I did. I know that is wrong or It is not working well.

Schedule:Compact,
Sch_OcupSala,            !- Name
SchLim_Fracao,           !- Schedule Type Limits Name
Through: 12/31,          !- Field 1
For: Weekdays,           !- Field 2
Until: 7:00,             !- Field 3
0,                       !- Field 4
Until: 21:00,            !- Field 5
.5,                      !- Field 6
Until: 22:00,            !- Field 7
1,                       !- Field 8
Until: 24:00,            !- Field 9
0,                       !- Field 10
For: Weekend,            !- Field 11
Until: 9:00,             !- Field 12
0,                       !- Field 13
Until: 11:00,            !- Field 14
.5,                      !- Field 15
Until: 22:00,            !- Field 16
1,                       !- Field 17
Until: 24:00,            !- Field 18
0;                       !- Field 19


I need to simulate with different people occupation on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and weekend (Saturday and Sunday). But I'm not sure that I'm doing that in the correct Object >> Schedule:Compact

Thanks!

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There are other schedule objects in EnergyPlus better suited to describing weekday/weekend schedules. I recommend the following approach using Schedule:Day, Schedule:Week, and Schedule:Year objects:

Schedule:Day:Interval,
weekday day schedule,                   !- Name
Fractional,                             !- Schedule Type Limits Name
No,                                     !- Interpolate to Timestep
05:00,                                  !- Time 1 {hh:mm}
0.44,                                   !- Value Until Time 1
24:00,                                  !- Time 2 {hh:mm}
0.60;                                   !- Value Until Time 2

Schedule:Day:Interval,
weekend day schedule,                   !- Name
Fractional,                             !- Schedule Type Limits Name
No,                                     !- Interpolate to Timestep
05:00,                                  !- Time 1 {hh:mm}
0.35,                                   !- Value Until Time 1
24:00,                                  !- Time 2 {hh:mm}
0.56;                                   !- Value Until Time 2

Schedule:Week:Daily,
week schedule,                          !- Name
weekend day schedule,                   !- Sunday Schedule:Day Name
weekday day schedule,                   !- Monday Schedule:Day Name
weekday day schedule,                   !- Tuesday Schedule:Day Name
weekday day schedule,                   !- Wednesday Schedule:Day Name
weekday day schedule,                   !- Thursday Schedule:Day Name
weekday day schedule,                   !- Friday Schedule:Day Name
weekend day schedule;                   !- Saturday Schedule:Day Name

Schedule:Year,
year schedule,                          !- Name
Fractional,                             !- Schedule Type Limits Name
week schedule,                          !- Schedule:Week Name 1
1,                                      !- Start Month 1
1,                                      !- Start Day 1
12,                                     !- End Month 1
31;                                     !- End Day 1

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