Moisture and Buildings
  • Release Date : 15 July 2021
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128210974
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128210970
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Synopsis : Moisture and Buildings written by Arianna Brambilla, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 15 July 2021. Download Moisture and Buildings Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Moisture and Buildings: Durability Issues, Health Implications and Strategies to Mitigate the Risks presents a new typology of resources, including principles and practices that explore and explain how moisture, material durability and the health of occupants are correlated and influence the building design process at both micro- and macro- scales. The title provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the influence of moisture on buildings. It addresses the theory and principles of hygrothermal processes, the latest developments in research, the main impact evaluation methods, the tools available, and includes several detailed case studies on hygrothermal assessment. The title consists of three parts, corresponding to the three main aspects of moisture in building performance - durability, health and comfort. In addition, the book considers the future of this critical area of building design. Presents advanced knowledge on hygrothermal processes and their interaction with buildings Integrates the three key areas of moisture transport and its impact on buildings, including durability, human health and comfort Considers the most useful computational tools for assessing moisture and building interactions Includes a section on the main European, American and Australian building codes Explains the risks of mold growth to human health, including growth models to assessment methods

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Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on Damp Indoor Spaces and Health
Publisher : National Academies Press
Category : Science
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