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(1.5 CEUs) Moisture is most potent destructive force affecting buildings. Moisture moves through buildings in complex ways that are difficult to understand and control. This lesson discusses how moisture affects human health and building durability. Because moisture can damage buildings, how do we manage moisture to prevent this damage? The lesson discusses the following topics.

  • How moisture flows through buildings.
  • Control strategies to remove indoor moisture before it causes problems.
  • How water vapor condenses into liquid water and the consequences of this condensation.
  • Prevention strategies to control moisture at its source.