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WUFI® Newsletter March 2023

WUFI® Pro 6.7 and WUFI® 2D 4.5


WUFI® Pro 6.7 and WUFI® 2D 4.5 are now available. The new versions include an updated database with 29 new materials and minor corrections.

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WUFI® Plus 3.3 and WUFI® Passive 3.3


WUFI® Plus 3.3 and WUFI® Passive 3.3 are now available. This version contains further improvements for WUFI® Plus and WUFI® Passive and the 2019 and 2021 PHIUS cores for WUFI® Passive. Further information about the new features and changes can be found on our homepage.

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WUFI® workshops


Most of the English spoken WUFI® workshops and trainings are run by our partners. As soon as we get the dates, we publish them on our homepage. The following events are already scheduled:

May 10-11, 2023 WUFI® Plus workshop - in Holzkirchen, BY

United Kingdom
June 20-21, 2023 WUFI® Pro workshop - online
November 9-10, 2023 WUFI® Pro workshop - in London

New Zealand/ Australia
April 19, 2023 – WUFI® Fundamentals (WUFI Pro) - online
May 11, 2023 – WUFI® User (WUFI Pro) - online
May 31, 2023 – WUFI® Advanced (WUFI 2D) - online

May 1-2, 2023 - WUFI® Pro workshop - in Nashville, TN

For further information, registration, new dates and more please check out our homepage.

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WUFI® Pro video training materials


WUFI® Pro workshop recorded. As part of our 25th anniversary, we offer our recorded English lectures of the WUFI® Pro workshop in our online shop.

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WUFI® Video: Program Tour


The WUFI® Program Tour allows a quick introduction into WUFI® Pro. Based on an example the procedure from entering a construction to evaluating the results is shown step by step. Hereby the most important functions are explained and the post-process module WUFI® Bio is discussed.

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WUFI® support packages


When purchasing a product from the WUFI® family, technical support is limited to questions about the installation, problems with your license key or program errors etc.
But you can also purchase WUFI® support packages in our online shop. Here we support you eg. concerning your specific projects, questions, verification of input and evaluation of the result data.

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WUFI® guidelines, manuals and tutorials


We offer many helpful guidelines, manuals and tutorials in our download section.

Check out our step by step guidelines for different applications like:

Evaluation and Assessment of hygrothermal Calculation Results - new!
Calculation of green roofs
Calculation of ventilated pitched roofs
Using the air infiltration source in WUFI®
Assessing condensation in hydrophobic mineral fiber

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WUFI® forum


Do you already know the WUFI® forum? Here you have the opportunity to exchange ideas with the WUFI® team and other users to discuss specific problems or questions about WUFI®. The forum is multilingual.

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Recommended reading


Künzel, H.M.; Dewsbury, M.: Moisture control design has to respond to all relevant hygrothermal loads.
UCL Press (2022)

Pazold, M. et. al.: Development and Verification of Novel Building Integrated Thermal Storage System Models. Energies 2023, 16, 2889.

Also these two articles by H.M. Künzel may be from interest:
Long-Term Thermal Performance of Insulations Under Moisture Loads
Characteristics of Bio-based Insulation Materials
Both in: Thermal Insulation and Radiation Control Technologies for Buildings | SpringerLink

For further articles related to hygrothermal simulation please refer to our homepage.

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Projects and events


Current projects and research topics of the department of hygrothermics at Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP can be found here:

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