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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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

At Tuesday’s @ukcmb conference @VMarincioni discussed the growing no. of universities working to provide more real-time material testing to improve accuracy in hygrothermal analysis. #buildingphysics

Useful insight on current modelling capability for moisture evaluation yesterday by @VMarincioni. Good to read more following: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132318301987?via%3Dihub. Thanks to all the other speakers and @ukcmb for an inspiring event.

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