Managing Building Moisture

Application Manuals


Order Number: SYS-AM-15
Format: Manual
Price: $16
Publish Date: 1998

This manual helps HVAC system designers identify and quantify moisture sources in buildings. It also presents building moisture management techniques related to the building envelope, the occupied space and the mechanical-equipment room.  

Topics include:

  • Indoor air quality (IAQ)
  • Comfort
  • Building moisture sources
  • Condensation
  • Building envelope
  • Dehumidification
  • Equipment room moisture
  • Ventilation air
  • Building moisture and equipment
  • Drain pans
  • Condensate traps
  • Insulation
  • Infiltration
  • Vapor-pressure diffusion
  • Design and control strategies
  • Humid climates
  • Humidity control