Design and Construction Amnesia: We Have Lost our Minds and it is Causing Catastrophic Mold and Moisture Building Failures

Lordy, I KNOW there is tape!

June 12th, 2017|Categories: Building Envelope Failures, Building Failures, Climates, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air, Problem Avoidance, Waterproofing|Comments Off on Lordy, I KNOW there is tape!

You Can’t Fake the Funk: After 25 Years of Consulting, Here are Three Forgotten Truths about Mold and Moisture Building Failures

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Climates, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Problem Avoidance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Can’t Fake the Funk: After 25 Years of Consulting, Here are Three Forgotten Truths about Mold and Moisture Building Failures

Three Rights Make a Wrong… Twice?

by Richard Scott, AIA – Senior Forensic Architect

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Hidden Risks of Green Buildings, High Performance Buildings, Mold and Moisture, Problem Avoidance, Projects Completed by Liberty|Comments Off on Three Rights Make a Wrong… Twice?

Clash of the Titans: When Hotel Design and Construction Standards Cause Catastrophic Mold Problems

April 21st, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Climates, Design Deficiencies, Engineering, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on Clash of the Titans: When Hotel Design and Construction Standards Cause Catastrophic Mold Problems

Brand Demands: Can These Be The Cause of Catastrophic Mold Problems?

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Climates, Engineering, Humid Climates, Mold and Moisture, Problem Avoidance|Comments Off on Brand Demands: Can These Be The Cause of Catastrophic Mold Problems?

Air or Rain

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Mold and Moisture|Comments Off on Air or Rain

Outside Air Stubbed into Attic

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Building Design, Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air, Ventilation|Comments Off on Outside Air Stubbed into Attic

Water Intrusion Intersecting SOWs

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Design Deficiencies, Mold and Moisture, Outside Air|Comments Off on Water Intrusion Intersecting SOWs

What caused this poly and plywood?

April 10th, 2017|Categories: Building Failures, Mold and Moisture|Comments Off on What caused this poly and plywood?