Monitoring of Internal Moisture Loads in Residential Buildings
by Lois Arena, Pallavi Mantha
Publisher: PD&R 2010
Number of pages: 56
An insufficient amount of measured data is available on actual indoor humidity levels in U.S. households, making it difficult to design durable homes. This research project has collected 1 full year of indoor temperature and humidity data for a sample of 60 homes across three different climate regions—the hot and humid Southeast (Zone 2), the cold Northeast (Zone 5), and the marine Northwest (Zone 4).
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