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BS 5250:2011 Code of practice for control of condensation in buildings (+A1:2016)

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Examines the causes and effects of condensation (both surface and interstitial) in buildings. Provides recommendations and guidance to avoiding problems of high moisture levels and condensation in buildings, looking at risks associated with excessive humidity in buildings including mould growth and condensation, damaging to both the occupants health and the building fabric. Looking at sources of water vapour as well as how to manage risk through design, construction and operation.

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Supersedes BS 5250:2011. Amendment dated July 2016 - A1. See foreword. First published October 1975. Second edition June 1989. Third edition November 2002. Fourth edition December 2011. Came into effect 31 December 2011. Supersedes BS 5250:2002.

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