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dc.creatorNuno Ramos
dc.creatorVasco Peixoto de Freitas
dc.description.abstractThis article describes the recent research conducted at LFC-FEUP on the subject of moisture buffering and itscontribution to the hygroscopic inertia of a room. An extensive experimental campaign complemented withnumerical simulation provided the main results of that research. The characterization of painted renderingsproperties provided a deeper insight on the buffering potential of common finishing solutions. The experimentalassessment of hygroscopic inertia at room level was implemented using a flux chamber designed specifically forthis experiment. A daily hygroscopic inertia index, Ih,d, was defined using MBV as a basis for the assessment ofmaterials contribution to the buffering capacity of a room. The correlation between that index and peakdampening was proved both numerically and experimentally. The benefits of daily hygroscopic inertia wereanalysed with the help of full hygrothermal simulation of a bedroom.KEYWORDS: Moisture Buffering, Hygroscopic Inertia, Experiments, Simulation
dc.relation.ispartofIEA/ECBCS ANNEX 41 - Whole building heat, air and moisture response (MOIST-ENG) - Proceedings of the closing seminar
dc.subjectEngenharia civil, Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
dc.subjectCivil engineering, Other engineering and technologies
dc.titleAn overview of LFC-FEUP recent research on hygric buffering
dc.typeArtigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Engenharia
dc.subject.fosCiências da engenharia e tecnologias::Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
dc.subject.fosEngineering and technology::Other engineering and technologies
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