The health of our buildings as well as their decay is primarily connected to water

The aim of the UKCMB is the development of a moisture-safe built environment in the UK.

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Many substantial building problems (including health problems) are caused by excessive or insufficient moisture. And yet we have very little research in the UK on moisture in buildings, a lack of good guidance, and minimal public and industry understanding. The UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings has been set up to address these issues.

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Congratulations to @harrypaticas, co-chair of our Technical Working Group on Moisture in Existing Buildings and Retrofit, for his MBE. Very well deserved!

The last round of tests in our @beisgovuk funded research aiming to find the potential of waterproofed #cavitywalls to receive #insulation under #WDR! Can’t wait to complete post processing data from this exciting piece of work 🤩 @CEGE_UCL @UCL_IEDE @HereEast

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@marianneheaslip @MarkSiddallRIBA @EsTresidder @AECBnet @acarchitects @building_life_ @MyHomebuilding @ukcmb 's 4 C's are useful: Context, Capacity, Coherence, Caution.

A new guide recently published by the UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings (@UKCMB) and supported by @NHBCFoundation gives homeowners much-needed guidance on understanding #moisture in newly built homes. http://www.nhbc.co.uk/media-centre/articles/pressreleases/top-tips-prevent-moisture-new-build-homes/ #construction #constructionnews #MondayWisdom

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