Moisture Control for Residential Buildings

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Moisture is viewed as one of the single largest factors limiting the useful service life of a building.  Moisture problems are prevalent all over the world, almost independent of climate.  Elevated levels of moisture in buildings can lead to serious health effects for occupants. This document presents moisture from a building science and systems perspective.  The laws of physics have not changed; air, moisture, and heat still flow in and out of buildings according to the laws of thermodynamics.  However, building materials, equipment, and construction practices continue to change. Performance expectations have transformed the way buildings are constructed and perform.  This document addresses these issues.  Over 250 full color figures and tables in 11 chapters and 200 pages from a world renowned expert explain the principles and practices of moisture control for residential buildings.

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