English | 2022 | ISBN: 9781003080237 | 55 pages | True PDF | 3.7 MB
This book provides a definition of dampness in each of its forms, details the various potential sources, and causes that can result in damage to the building, and importantly, the threats to the health of the occupiers. It is practical, providing an outline of the possible solutions looking at aspects of building design and construction that can reduce or avoid the risk of dampness. It also discusses why dampness is a risk to the health of occupiers and so justifies the need to protect health by reducing or removing it. Co-authored by a medical doctor and environmental health practitioners with combined experience of over 50 years, this book includes
Explanations and justifications for why dampness is important, and why remedial action must be taken.
Up-to-date information on the causes, effects, and remedies of damp in the housing environments.
Dampness in Dwellings is a pivotal resource for professionals in the housing, medical, and legal sectors.