This document defines moisture damage and it specifies the moisture sources and the moisture transport mechanisms in buildings.
It includes a method for classification of moisture damage based on the relation of:
— materials and constituent materials,
— phenomena, and
— functionalities that can be affected.
This document deals with:
1) building damage that is induced by (gaseous/liquid/solid) water, and
2) damage to building components, human health, and property contained in the enclosure. This document makes no mention of warranties for building damage.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2021-02
Edition : 1Number of pages : 19
Technical Committee:Building environment design
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