This session will provide an overview of mold and moisture problems inside both new and existing single and multifamily housing, including low income/low rent housing. You will learn what mold is, where and why it grows, the different types of mold, what are the true health impacts, litigation concerns, how to inspect for mold growth conditions, what are the best mold cleanup procedures, and what can be done practically and economically to remedy or prevent indoor mold and moisture problems. The pros and cons of moisture and mold control measures such as source control, ventilation, and dehumidification will be discussed. Specific approaches for improving bathroom ventilation in new and existing housing will be presented.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mold and Moisture Problems Inside Housing
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
2017 HPC California Regional Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
By attending this session, participants will:1. Understand the types of mold and moisture problems in housing, what causes them, moisture sources, health effects, and what are the most practical diagnostic tools for detecting moisture and mold
2. Understand the difference between myths and reality in this highly publicized issue3. Understand what can be done in a practical and cost effective way to successfully prevent or remedy mold and moisture problems inside housing, including source control, ventilation, and dehumidificationPresenters:Attachments: