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Dampness in buildings

Mary A. Vance

Dampness in buildings

a bibliography

by Mary A. Vance

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

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  • Dampness in buildings -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Vance.
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-500
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5853.D15 V35 1981, TH9031 V35 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3842720M
    LC Control Number81158603

    This book considers the performance of the main building elements in relation to moisture exclusion and looks in detail at condensation and rising dampness. A chapter on diagnosis includes a checklist of likely causes. The new edition includes more material on several topics, including dampness in Price Range: £ - £ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment, Instruments by T. Oxley and E. G. Gobert (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Causes dampness, Effects of dampness, sources of dampness: Rising moisture of the ground,From the external walls, Top of walls, Condensation, prevention of dampness. Dampness. One of the most important a building is that it should remain dry, that is, damp proof.


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This book deals, first of all, with properties of the more common building materials, and then considers performance of the main building elements in relation to moisture control or exclusion. Condensation and rising damp are looked at in detail, and a chapter on diagnosis provides a handy checklist to the likely causes of the main problems of by: Dampness in Buildings [E G Gobert, T A Oxley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Yuen. Dampness is a continuing cause of distress to building occupants. It is possibly a source of or a contributor to illness, and it encourages deterioration in the fabric of a building. Despite all the technical advice that has been published in the past there is still a significant set of problems.

This book. Product description. Synopsis. This book explains the nature of dampness in buildings, how to diagnose a dampness problem before it gets out of hand and how to deal with it. It covers the problems of rising dampness and condensation (and how to distinguish them), which are generally not fully understood, even by many professional surveyors/5(10).

Moisture can also attract cockroaches, rodents, and dust mites. Moisture-damaged building materials can release volatile organic compounds that can cause health problems.

Researchers have not found exactly how much exposure to dampness-related substances it takes to cause health Size: KB. The ASHRAE Position Document on Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings was developed by the Society’s Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings Position Document Committee formed on Decem Lewis G.

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Problems relating to dampness are complex and widespread, and they require a through understanding of building technology and materials. This book deals, first of all, with properties of the more common building materials, and then considers performance of the main building elements in relation to moisture control or exclusion.

Dampness is one of the common causes of building failure and it frequently entails expensive remedial work. Problems relating to dampness are complex and widespread, and they require a through understanding of building technology and materials.

This book deals with properties of the ore common building materials. The book stresses the need to use a moisture meter to obtain reliable and comprehensive information. Dampness In Buildings will be of immediate practical use to surveyors, architects, builders, housing managers and health inspectors.

Rising Dampness. Rising damp in buildings may be defined as the vertical flow of water up through a permeable wall structure, the water being derived from ground water. The water rises through the pores (capillaries) in the masonry by a process loosely termed ‘capillarity’.

In other words the masonry acts like a File Size: KB. buildings. Scope of the book The emphasis of this book is on existing buildings with some coverage of the design of new build. It lists the causes of dampness in buildings and explores the consequential effects of that dampness on the fabric, the maintenance of protection against dampness, and the remedies which the detrimental File Size: KB.

Synopsis. Diagnosing damp takes the surveyor through the necessary techniques for undertaking a thorough examination of a building for dampness and to understand the /5(4). Dampness is a major cause of building defects requiring millions of pounds of remedial work every year.

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Guide to identification of dampness in buildings by G. Coleman,Remedial Technical Services edition, in English.

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Dampness is a major cause of building defects requiring millions of pounds of remedial work every year. This book provides guidance as to the sources of dampness, their diagnosis and appropriate curative treatment.

Dampness is one of the most common causes of building failure and it frequently Price Range: £ - £ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oliver, Alan C., Dampness in buildings.

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0 Reviews. Diagnosing damp takes the surveyor through the necessary techniques for undertaking a thorough examination of a building for dampness and to understand the limitations imposed at each level of investigation.

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It will be equally valuable to house owners and potential : CRC Press. Diagnosing the causes of dampness in buildings Excess water /moisture in all its forms (vapour, liquid, and flooding) is still the most common problem in housing. It results in visible wetting of walls, ceilings and floors, blistering paint, bulging plaster, sulfate attack on brickwork and mould on surfaces and fabrics, usually accompanied by a.

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MOISTURE DEFINITIONS 1. Studies use various qualitative terms to denote the presence of excess moisture in buildings. These include dampness, condensation, building dampness, visible dampness, damp patches, damp spots, water collection, water ponding, and moisture ss—however it is expressed—is used to signify a wide array of signs of moisture.

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It is clear Cited by: 1. Decayed, dilapidated or defectively laid damp proof course, i.e., failure of the damp proof course to arrest rising of moisture from below causes dampness in wall.

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