RICS are finally on-board about damp issues!

RICS blog - How to deal with damp ..

Some time back, the RICS published a load of stuff about dealing with damp. I was very critical of it.

I'm delighted to say that I was invited to meet up with some of the senior folk at RICS HQ - and that there are now some very fruitful and productive discussions taking place with a view to finding ways of better educating RICS members about understanding damp and its diagnosis.  I have to say that I think there is a sea change going on - and the Conservation industry, together with other leading experts in the understanding of moisture issues, are finally getting together.

Lets hope that things continue to head in the right direction - and hats off to the RICS for taking the issue by the balls and dealing with it.

Update: November 2019:  Finally, it happened - this is a link to the new Methodology Statement about dealing with moisture in buildings, and issued by the RICS

 

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