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### Determining full-load run hours for a circulation loop

If I have a schedule like this:

"DHW Eqp NRes" = DAY-SCHEDULE-PD
TYPE             = FRACTION
VALUES           = ( 0.05, &D, &D, &D, &D, &D, 0.0645, 0.2144, 0.4275,
0.6139, &D, 0.7539, 0.9, 0.827, 0.7539, 0.769, 0.3544, 0.12, 0.0934,
&D, &D, 0.05 )
..


AND this is the same day schedule used year-round, I can add up all the fractions and multiply by 365 to determine the total full-load run hours for the piece of equipment.

But what if the weekly schedule is more like this?

"DHW Eqp NRes Wk" = WEEK-SCHEDULE-PD
TYPE             = FRACTION
DAY-SCHEDULES    = ( "DHW Eqp NRes WD", &D, &D, &D, &D, "DHW Eqp NRes Sat",
"DHW Eqp NRes Sun", &D, "DHW Eqp NRes HDD" )


I can figure out how many Saturdays and Sundays there are in a given year, but I can't find where eQuest tells me what the "Standard US Holidays" are. The holiday schedule points to a library entry, which contains no useful information:

$LIBRARY-ENTRY US HOLIDAYS START 32$United States official holidays                                                START   33
TYPE=OFFICIAL-US  ..                                                          START   34


Is there somewhere I can either:

• See the total full load run hours for a given piece of equipment
• Or see the average number of Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in a typical modeled year
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### Determining full-load run hours for a circulation loop

If I have a schedule like this:

"DHW Eqp NRes" = DAY-SCHEDULE-PD
TYPE             = FRACTION
VALUES           = ( 0.05, &D, &D, &D, &D, &D, 0.0645, 0.2144, 0.4275,
0.6139, &D, 0.7539, 0.9, 0.827, 0.7539, 0.769, 0.3544, 0.12, 0.0934,
&D, &D, 0.05 )
..


AND this is the same day schedule used year-round, I can add up all the fractions and multiply by 365 to determine the total full-load run hours for the piece of equipment.

But what if the weekly schedule is more like this?

"DHW Eqp NRes Wk" = WEEK-SCHEDULE-PD
TYPE             = FRACTION
DAY-SCHEDULES    = ( "DHW Eqp NRes WD", &D, &D, &D, &D, "DHW Eqp NRes Sat",
"DHW Eqp NRes Sun", &D, "DHW Eqp NRes HDD" )


I can figure out how many Saturdays and Sundays there are in a given year, but I can't find where eQuest tells me what the "Standard US Holidays" are. The holiday schedule points to a library entry, which contains no useful information:

$LIBRARY-ENTRY US HOLIDAYS START 32$United States official holidays                                                START   33
TYPE=OFFICIAL-US  ..                                                          START   34


Is there somewhere I can either:

• See the total full load run hours for a given piece of equipment
• Or see the average number of Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in a typical modeled year