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ideas about how to manage data of condensation analysis in energyplus?

asked 2015-06-26 07:24:01 -0600

altoruga gravatar image

updated 2015-11-12 20:03:03 -0600

i been using energyplus to do condensation risk analysis like wufi does but i am having problem with managing the data, any suggestion?,

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@altoruga, can you provide a little more detail? "Data management" is a very broad category.

__AmirRoth__ gravatar image __AmirRoth__  ( 2015-06-26 08:33:03 -0600 )edit

This does seem like an interesting topic. Would be nice to look at vapor drive through construction assembly but instead of just requesting inside and outside surface temperatures I would want temperatures between each material layer to see where condensation may occur.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2015-06-28 14:09:04 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-08-03 14:02:16 -0600

EnergyPlus is very well-suited for condensation analysis on the inside face of a window. For vapor flow and condensation within a construction assembly, EnergyPlus does have a model for combined heat and moisture transfer model (CombinedHeatAndMoistureFiniteElement, or HAMT), but it is more suitable for informing seasonal energy use rather than condensation analysis. WUFI is better suited for that.

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