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I want to demonstrate role of user behaviour by integrating new usage schedules based on its user behaviour ( controlling lights and opening windows ) when user are present/absent. I appreciate recommendations

asked 2015-07-05 18:07:48 -0500

shahryar's avatar

updated 2017-05-17 12:38:49 -0500

In first step of analysis, each zone’s temperature can be either constant or scheduled but for improvement scenario thermal zones will be scheduled according to user behavior.For example , in new usage schedule will be indicated outside break times and etc.

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answered 2015-07-06 10:11:28 -0500

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I often use Excel to develop schedules. This can make it easy to coordinate a group of schedules, such as thermostat, lighting, occupancy, HVAC equipment and miscellaneous plug loads. Below is an image showing data for a typical office schedule.

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From these values, I can create multiple Schedule:Compact objects, and then copy-paste the text into my idf file.

If you want more detailed schedules, you can use the Schedule:File object.

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Dear kerman, Thank you so much for your reply. Please let me know if if it is possible for me to have the excel file. I am new user and would be grateful if could you kindly help me.The following is my email address.

shahryar's avatar shahryar  ( 2015-07-06 16:12:22 -0500 )edit

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