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How set update time for EMS actuator override

asked 2021-03-01 07:47:53 -0500

Martinsquare gravatar image

updated 2021-03-01 08:24:24 -0500

I have a fairly simple question. Via EMS, I wrote a program to determine the thermostat setpoint based on the occupancy rate. Now, the thermostat setpoint updates every timestep (6 times per hour in my case). I want it only to update once an hour. How can I make it do this?

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answered 2021-03-02 05:19:31 -0500

Store your computed value or set another EMS:Sensor on thermostat value.

On each iteration, check one of the built-in variables such as IF TimeStepNum == 1 or IF Minute == 60, if so, calculate and set your new value, otherwise use the stored value.

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Thank you very much! It is working

Martinsquare gravatar image Martinsquare  ( 2021-03-02 09:32:29 -0500 )edit

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