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Building Use#

Tracking a building's use is essential for estimating energy use patterns and carbon emissions.

Properties#

type string The intended use for the building. Options available through the /options/building endpoint.
occupancy Occupancy See below.
maxTemp number Maximum temperature the building should be run at. Optional. If no value is provided, set automatically based on type.
minTemp number Minimum temperature the building sbould be run at. Optional. If no value is provided, set automatically based on type.
ach number Air changes per hour. Default set to 8 (ignore for now)
vhr number Ventilation heat recovery efficiency (ignore for now)
opensAt number Must be entered as 24-hr clock time. E.g. 530 for 5:30am
closesAt number Must be entered as 24-hr clock time. E.g. 2100 for 9:00pm

Occupancy#

Users must provide the number of occupants expected (count) and the activity they will be engaged in (OccupantActivity). A list of valid occupant activities is available through the /options/building UI Builder endpoint. E.g.

{
    count: 200,
    activity: "Light Machine Work"
}