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Causes


Survey Inspection Analysis

  • Air tightness testing (A94) (P14)
  • Analysis
  • Defect Detection
  • Government Soft Landings (GSL)
  • Infrared Thermography (A95)
  • Inspection
  • Managing and Occupying Building Sustainably (MOBS)
  • Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE)
  • Soft Landings (SL)
  • Seasonal Activity
  • Setting out
  • Survey
  • Test
  • Tolerances

Design

  • Radical Brickwork
  • Conductivity, Convection, Radiation, Reflection Thermal Insulation: Which Where? (G#14166)

Specification


Maintenance & Repair


Materials


 Precipition:

  • Fog
  • Frost
  • Mist
  • Rain
  • Sleet
  • Smog
  • Snow N#750
  • Wind driven rain

Water:

  • Bounce
  • Capillary Action
  • Damp Proof Course (DPC)
  • Damp Proof Membrane (DPM)
  • Frost action
  • Flood
  • Flood lines
  • Flood plain
  • Gravity
  • Hydrophobic
  • Hydrophilic
  • Moisture Transport
  • Moisture Permeability
  • Splash zone
  • Surface Tension
  • Water saturation
  • Water tolerance
  • Weather Penetration
  • Weather Protection N#750
  • Wet trades and wet Construction
  • Wet rooms
  • PVC Skirting/Coving/Capping & Adhesive failures N#1171
  • Wick Effect
  • Wind Driven Rain

Water vapour

  • Hygroscopicity
  • Moisture permeability
  • Moisture Vapour Saturation
  • Surface Condensation
  • Interstitial condensation
  • Spore reactivation

Unhealthy:

  • Allergy
  • Fitted carpets
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) N#1135
  • Moth deterrants
  • Mould
  • Phthalates in PVC
  • Polymer Migration
  • Repetative Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Recirculated ‘Recycled’ Air
  • Sick Building Syndrome
  • Thermal discomfort
  • Toxicity
  • Toxic mould
  • Upper limb disorders (ULD)
  • Wrong heating systems

Competent:


Biodiversity:

  • Air exfiltration
  • Air infiltration
  • Bettle infestation
  • Dry Rot
  • Habitation
  • Infestation
  • Invasive Species N#1555
  • Mice & Rats
  • Mould
  • Noisy Neighbours
  • Orientation
  • Rot
  • Termite infestation
  • Toxic Mound
  • Vermin
  • Wet Rot

Waste of Resources N#1501

  • Material efficiency and waste
  • Waste management in use
  • Waste Hierarchies
  • Other waste hierarchies
  • Construction Demolition & Excavation Waste: Facts & Figures

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
31st January 2013 – 14th January 2017
Ex N#755