Automated dimming with level change

I wasn’t sure how to word the title…

Since a lot of newer ZWave Plus switches and dimmers report state changed back to HA (My Leviton ones do, the older first gen ZWave didn’t), Is there a way to set up an automation in HA that watches a specific dimmer, and between certain hours, if the dimmer level goes above a threshold, say 40%, HA automatically sets it back to a specific value, say 25%? Basically, I have a light that I’d like to set so between say 8pm and 1am, (using previously mentioned random values) if the light level is increased at the switch and exceeds 40%, it is automatically reduced back to 25%. Is this possible?

Create an automation with a Numeric State Trigger that monitors the light’s brightness attribute for when it increases above the threshold.

between say 8pm and 1am

Use a Time Condition

HA automatically sets it back to a specific value, say 25%

Use a light.turn_on service call to set the light’s brightness to the desired level.

alias: example
  - platform: numeric_state
      - light.two
      - light.three
    attribute: brightness
    above: 105
  - condition: time
    after: '20:00'
    before: '01:00'
  - service: light turn_on
      entity_id: "{{ trigger.entity_id }}"
      brightness: 63

Sweet, that worked great! Thank you!

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You’re welcome!

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