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ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration. ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 51,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

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IWEC2

 ASHRAE International Weather Files for Energy Calculations 2.0 (IWEC2)

International Weather for Energy Calculation (IWEC) files, which cover 3,012 worldwide locations outside the United States and Canada, are now available for individual purchase.

ASHRAE, in collaboration with White Box Technologies (WBT), provides instant web access to ASHRAE's IWEC2 weather files for individual purchase or as sets by country or region. Learn more

International Weather for Energy Calculations, v 2.0

This DVD contains "typical" weather files, suitable for use with building energy simulation programs, for 3,012 locations outside the United States and Canada.

The files are derived from Integrated Surface Hourly (ISH) weather data originally archived at the National Climatic Data Center. For these selected locations, the ISH database contains weather observations on average at least four times per day of wind speed and direction, sky cover, visibility, ceiling height, dry-bulb temperature, dew-point temperature, atmospheric pressure, liquid precipitation, and present weather for at least 12 years of records up to 25 years.

View a list of IWEC2 station locations included on the DVD

Priced from $229 (Members pay $199) / DVD / 2012
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Additional Climate Data Resources from ASHRAE