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An update from our TWG's

Chairs: Tom Cox, Caroline Rye and Valentina Marincioni More...

Published: May 25, 2018 10:26:04 AM

Problems resulting from absent insulation

UKCMB member, Tony Cowling publishes feature artcile in Greener Building magazine.

Published: May 24, 2018 4:17:46 PM


International interest in moisture in buildings

International interest in moisture in buildings seems to be increasing. In many cases the level of concern seems to be higher and more developed than in the UK.

Published: May 24, 2018 4:10:07 PM

Information on BS5250: Moisture in Buildings

This standard will be much more comprehensive than the previous standard which was concerned primarily with condensation in buildings. The new standard will to some extent follow the BSI White Paper on Moisture in Buildings and deal not only with surface and interstitial condensation but also with other moisture mechanisms, in particular rain penetration and ground water issues. It will also cover the connective and systemic effects (i.e. junctions, interfaces and whole building effects) of moisture and the As Built, In Service (ABIS) conditions of buildings, since most moisture risk occurs at junctions and from building errors and degradation in real world situations. All this will be considered with regard to both fabric moisture and atmospheric moisture, which respectively affect the durability of the physical building and the health of building occupants. More...

Published: May 24, 2018 3:40:01 PM


Report on CPD pilot training session

Although only short notice was given, 14 UKCMB members signed up and attended the two day pilot training session for our first CPD course entitled 'Understanding and Managing Moisture Risk in Buildings'.

Published: May 24, 2018 3:37:29 PM