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WUFI® Newsletter July 2022

WUFI® Pro 6.6 and WUFI® 2D 4.4


WUFI® Pro 6.6 and WUFI® 2D 4.4 are now available. The new versions include an updated database with 21 new materials and further small improvements.

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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® workshops


Most of English WUFI® workshops are offered by our partners. As soon as we get the dates, we publish them on our homepage. So please check our homepage to never miss an event.

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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:
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)

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

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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