Rain is now part of the EPW weather files--where available. There are few locations with data.
Drury B. Crawley, PhD
Commercial Buildings Team Lead
Building Technologies Program
U S Department of Energy
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From: EnergyPlus_Support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <EnergyPlus_Support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: EnergyPlus_Support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <EnergyPlus_Support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wed Jan 27 10:38:07 2010
Subject: RE: [EnergyPlus_Support] HAMT material properties sources?
As a WUFI user, I have yet to experiment with the EnergyPlus simulations that include moisture. I have been told that the implementation of HAMT in EnergyPlus is not as true to WUFI as one may like. For one thing, there is no rain in EnergyPlus and that greatly impacts some wall calculations. If properly implemented, I suspect that calculation times would dramatically increase dramatically. On the other hand, a partial implementation may give one some moisture buffering. If work slows down, we may have time to review this further....
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