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Title: Moisture in Crawl Spaces

Source: Wood Design Focus, Volume 23, Number 3, fall issue 2013; pp. 11-17.

Author(s)TenWolde, Anton; Glass, Samuel V.

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4723-1B

Abstract: Crawl space foundations can be designed and built to avoid moisture problems. In this article we provide a brief overview of crawl spaces with emphasis on the physics of moisture. We review trends that have been observed in the research literature and summarize cur-rent recommendations for moisture control in crawl spaces.

Keywords: Crawl space; moisture; moisture control; dampness in buildings; wood floor; raised floor

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 925 kb(s)

Date posted: 02/24/2014

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RITS Product ID: 67215
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Glass, Samuel V.
Research Physical Scientist
  

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