|Author||: American Society of Heating, Refrigerati|
|Release Date||: 01 January 2001|
|ISBN 10||: 9781931862172|
|Pages||: 607 pages|
|Rating||: /5 ( users)|
Contains "typical" weather data in ASCII format, suitable for use with building energy simulation programs, for 227 locations outside the USA and Canada. The files are derived from up to 18 years of DATSAV3 hourly weather data originally archived at the National Climatic Data Center. The weather data are supplemented by solar radiation estimated on an hourly basis from earth-sun geometry and hourly weather elements, particularly cloud amount information. This CD is the result of ASHRAE Research Project 1015.The CD contains the user's manual and complete research report in PDF, the weather data in printable ASCII format and a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. To run Acrobat Reader, a 486 or Pentium-based computer and either Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows NT 3.5 or later is required. Will also run on a Macintosh. For Windows 95 and NT, 8MB or RAM (16MB recommended) and 10MB of free hard-disk space are required.