Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mold problems in newer buildings, why and what can be done against it?

Finding mold within a wall or roof assembly when renovating a newer building is common today. First we thought this happens only in older buildings if the vapor barrier was not installed correctly. The question is, why do we often find mold in newer buildings? We did some research and started to look at older […] tackles mold within the building envelope.

Preventing mold problems and Creating a highly efficient, “Green” and cost effective building envelope for Architects, designers, contractors, inspectors and homeowners Mold is becoming a well known problem many renovation carpenters see everyday. Even newer buildings are susceptible to this increasingly major issue. Industry standard is to install a vapor barrier on the inside to […]