INFORM guide: information for historic building owners. Damp: Causes and Solutions

Historic Scotland, Technical Conservation, Research and Education Group (2016) INFORM guide: information for historic building owners. Damp: Causes and Solutions. . 8p . [Journal]

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This article examines the effects of damp on older buildings. While many historic buildings are constructed with materials that allow them to properly manage moisture, the improper use of materials can disrupt this process and create damage. Climate change also affects the prevalance of concern with damp because of shifting levels of precipitation. Thus, the article specifically addresses the cause for concern with damp, how to identify the issue, and offers solutions to contend with damp. Source: Historic Scotland, INFORM Information for Historic Building Owners

Item Type: Journal
Authors:
AuthorsEmail
Curtis, RogerUNSPECIFIED
Kennedy, AmyUNSPECIFIED
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Curtis, RogerUNSPECIFIED
Kennedy, AmyUNSPECIFIED
Corporate Authors: Historic Scotland, Technical Conservation, Research and Education Group
Languages: English
Keywords: dampness; old buildings; moisture; rainwater; masonry; roof coverings; chimneys; decoration; climate change; prevention of damage; conservatoin; Scotland; damp-proofing; repairs; maintenance; causes of deterioration
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 10. Other
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 12. Techniques
F.SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 01. Generalities
G.DETERIORATION > 03. Climate change
G.DETERIORATION > 04. Effects of deterioration
G.DETERIORATION > 05. Prevention of deterioration
P. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 05. Europe
Title of the issue: Damp: Causes and Solutions
Number of Pages: 8
Depositing User: intern icomos
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 13:45
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2017 09:38
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1798

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