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Multidisciplinary Conference for Building Health Practitioners

Aug 22, 2016

In July, EBS Ltd was delighted to present a complimentary Multidisciplinary Conference for Building Health Practitioners, held in the historic Tythe Barn at Passenham Manor.

We were pleased to welcome 35 delegates, representing many different disciplines within the building conservation industry.

Dr. Jagjit Singh presented the opening talk, Moulds (Threats to the Cultural Heritage, Building Fabric & Occupants).  This briefing looked at ways forward for risk assessment, prevention and successful scientific sustainable solutions.

The following session, Damp, Environmental Monitoring, Drying out Fire & Flood Damaged Buildings (Threats to our Cultural Heritage & Building Fabric) was led by Mr. Huw Lloyd. 

After a break and a welcome buffet lunch, Dr. Jagjit Singh presented the final lecture on Dry Rot (A threat to our Architectural Heritage & Building Fabric).  This briefing presented ways forward for architectural, engineering and scientific sustainable solutions.

Practical demonstrations were given for diagnostic, non-destructive inspection, damp and moisture monitoring, Resistograph inspection of timber decay, dry rot, wet rots and mould.   These methods were discussed in detail around the instrumentation and specimen table.

An excellent response was received from all the delegates.