Last edited by Zulkisho
Sunday, July 19, 2020 | History

5 edition of Dampness in buildings found in the catalog.

Dampness in buildings

diagnosis, treatment, instruments

by T. A. Oxley

  • 291 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Butterworths in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dampness in buildings.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementT.A. Oxley, E.G. Gobert.
    ContributionsGobert, E. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9031 .O94 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3174787M
    ISBN 100408014636
    LC Control Number83017152

    Print book: English: 2d (metric) edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Dampness in buildings. buildings -- dampness; More like this: Similar Items. RICS Books, - Dampness in buildings - pages. 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.

    The book not only examines the relationship between damp or moldy indoor environments and adverse health outcomes but also discusses how and where buildings get wet, how dampness influences microbial growth and chemical emissions, ways to prevent and remediate dampness, and elements of a public health response to the issues. 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. 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. moisture readings recording the levels within the affected areas to determine the severity. Pinpointing Rising Damp Pinpointing Damp Spots For a definitive guide into damp, I would recommend the Dampness In Buildings book distributed by Protimeter. This is a comprehensive guide to moisture in Size: 1MB.


Share this book
You might also like
Shades of green

Shades of green

That day with God

That day with God

Quotable quotes of Babasaheb Ambedkar

Quotable quotes of Babasaheb Ambedkar

Every picture tells a story

Every picture tells a story

The character of five selected LANDSAT lineaments in southwestern Pennsylvania. By Noel N. Moebs and Gary P. Sames

The character of five selected LANDSAT lineaments in southwestern Pennsylvania. By Noel N. Moebs and Gary P. Sames

world bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

world bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Three Seasons in Blue

Three Seasons in Blue

Roger Powell.

Roger Powell.

In praise of older women

In praise of older women

The Kids guide to parents.

The Kids guide to parents.

Sir Walter

Sir Walter

Old Saint Pauls

Old Saint Pauls

Junos swans

Junos swans

Engelmann spruce seedling roots reach depth of 3 to 4 inches their first season

Engelmann spruce seedling roots reach depth of 3 to 4 inches their first season

Baptismal bonds renewed

Baptismal bonds renewed

Dampness in buildings by T. A. Oxley Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 /5(9).

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.

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 Dampness in buildings book problems of rising dampness and condensation (and how to distinguish them)Cited by: 3.

Dampness in Buildings by Alan C. Oliver (Author)Format: Hardcover. Dampness in Buildings Hardcover – Ma by A.C.

Oliver MSc FIWSc AMIAS FIGS (Author)Author: A.C. Oliver MSc FIWSc AMIAS FIGS. 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. It will be equally valuable to house owners and potential purchasers.

Wiley, - Technology & Engineering - pages 1 Review This book considers the performance of the main building elements in relation to moisture exclusion and looks in detail at 5/5(1). Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS) Every building is surrounded more or less by natural moisture of one kind or another.

Most buildings also contain moisture created internally by normal habitation or use and industrial : Lee How Son, George C. 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.

Harriman III, Chair Mason-Grant Portsmouth, NH Carl Grimes, CIE Healthy Habitats LLC Denver, CO K. Quinn Hart, PE U.S. 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. This book provides guidance as to the sources of dampness.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Guide to identification of dampness in buildings by G. Coleman,Remedial Technical Services edition, in English.

• Dampness in buildings is a risk factor for health ss in buildings is a risk factor for health effects. 4. DefinitionsDefinitions • Peeling offPeeling off – This term is related to plaster and it means that theThis term is related to plaster and it means that the plaster surface get r surface get disfigured.Damp in buildings is a subject that can be difficult to get a clear and conclusive answer on.

This small (but comprehensive) book classifies the main causes of "damp" (often condensation) in buildings. The text explains the operation and use of a "damp" meter along with chemical analysis if necessary and other building inspection to locate the /5(10).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: £ - £