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    Moisture Control in Buildings: The Key Factor in Mold Prevention: 2nd Edition

    New Edition!
    All Chapters are New or Updated!

    Trechsel Heinz, Bomberg Mark
    Published: 2009

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    Twenty-eight comprehensive chapters focus on the major issues involved in the process of moisture resistive construction. This one-of-a-kind publication provides the latest and most important information relating to moisture problems in buildings.

    Three new chapters have been added to make this the ultimate publication on moisture control:

    • Details and Practice discusses design details suitable for preventing moisture problems in service.

    • Quality Management in Design and Construction discusses the need for and application of quality control and management during design and construction for preventing moisture problems in service.

    • Towards Development of Methods for Assessment of Moisture-Originated Damage looks to the future.

    The latest edition is divided into four parts:

    Fundamentals—addresses moisture transfer, condensation, and evaporation.

    Applications—discusses the technologies that affect the moisture balance in buildings and the techniques used to determine the suitability of materials, components, systems, and structures.

    Construction Principles and Recommendations—covers new and existing commercial and high buildings, new and existing residential buildings, and manufactured and historic buildings.

    Implementation—discusses implementation mechanisms.

    Get both the manual and a CD of the 100 standards referenced in MNL18-2ND for $209. Stock #: MNL18COMBO

    Table of Contents

    Fundamentals of Transport and Storage of Moisture in Building Materials and Components
    Kumaran M.

    Hygrothermal Characteristics of Materials and Components Used in Building Enclosures
    Bomberg M., Shirtliffe C.

    Effects of Moisture on the Thermal Performance of Insulating Materials
    Sandberg P.

    Moisture-Related Properties of Wood and the Effects of Moisture on Wood and Wood Products
    Carll C., Wiedenhoeft A.

    Moisture, Organisms, and Health Effects
    Burge H.

    Exterior Climate Data for Hygrothermal Analysis
    Straube J.

    Moisture Sources
    Christian J.

    Effects of Air Infiltration and Ventilation
    Persily A., Emmerich S.

    Heating and Cooling Equipment
    Keeler R.

    Design Tools
    TenWolde A., Bomberg M.

    Measurement Techniques and Instrumentation
    Cammalleri V., Lagus P.

    Investigating Moisture Damage Caused by Building Envelope Problems
    Trechsel H., Vigener N.

    Case Studies of Moisture Problems in Residences
    Tsongas G.

    General Principles for Design of Building Enclosures with Consideration of Moisture Effects
    Bomberg M., Trechsel H., Achenbach P.

    Details and Practice
    Baker P., Makepeace C.

    Tobiasson W.

    Moisture Control for New Residential Buildings
    Lstiburek J.

    New Commercial, Institutional, and High-Rise Buildings
    Handegord G.

    Recommendations for Remedial and Preventive Actions for Existing Residential Buildings
    Rose W.

    Evaluation and Remediation of the Building Envelope for Existing High-Rise Buildings
    French W.

    Manufactured Housing
    Conlin F.

    Moisture in Historic Buildings and Preservation Guidance
    Park S.

    Contract Documents and Moisture Control
    Crofford H., Mundle R.

    Guidelines, Standards, and Codes
    Weston T., Ellis W.

    Quality Management in Design and Construction of the Building Envelope
    Tama M.

    Legal Considerations and Dispute Resolution: The Water-Related Construction Defect
    Ficken B.

    A Conceptual System of Moisture Performance Analysis
    Bomberg M., Shirtliffe C.

    Towards Development of Methods for Assessment of Moisture-Originated Damage
    Carmeliet J., Carmeliet J., Carmeliet J., Roels S., Bomberg M.

    Subject Index

    Committee: E06

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL18-2ND-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8400-8

    ISBN-PRINT: 978-0-8031-7004-9


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