When Drying Out Buildings, Do You Worry About Mold or Trolls?
Average Rating: ( 0 votes)
Author name: Peter Yost Blog Category: BuildingGreen's Top Stories A recently approved U.S. patent for drying out building spaces defies common sense and could squeeze builders whose only “sin” is dehumidification. I love reading Lew Harriman ’s stuff; he is a good writer and building scientist. Take, for example, Preventing Mold by Keeping New Construction Dry . It’s a straightforward yet compelling presentation of biology and building science, mold and building materials, and how to dry out new buildings. The process won’t surprise you: isolate the space to be dried; take moisture readings throughout the drying process; and use mechanical equipment such as dehumidifiers and air movers to accomplish the drying. read more