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Mold Assessment

Joe_Adams | Posted in General Questions on

Hi everyone!

I am passing by to ask what methods do you use to assess the potential for mold growth. 

A wide array of experts consider the dew-point method obsolete.  This method does not allow for the capillary moisture transport in the component, nor for its sorption capacity, both of which reduce the risk of damage in case of condensation. Furthermore, since the method only considers steady-state transport under heavily simplified boundary conditions.

How to consider the dynamic condition which a building face? In terms of Indoor relative humidity, temperature, etc.  

Are dynamic software the only fair choice?

Thank you in advance



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