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Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings
Buildings
Saturday October 28 2017

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings

The capacity of mould to linger in the air and to spread between indoor spaces has perplexed many poor souls who suffer breathing difficulties and mucosal...

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Environment
Friday August 18 2017

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution

Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...

Leaky Buildings and Toxic Mould
Business
Wednesday May 31 2017

Leaky Buildings and Toxic Mould

Litigation over leaky buildings is on the rise over the last 12 months, particularly in Melbourne and Canberra. Be it leaky balconies, leaky planter boxes or...

Mould and Mildew Indoors: Terminology, Viability and Monitoring
Buildings
Friday May 26 2017

Mould and Mildew Indoors: Terminology, Viability and Monitoring

When describing a black or white patch developing on a wall, ceiling or floor in our building, should we say that it’s “mould” that’s causing these...

The Pursuit of Excellence in Home Construction
Residential
Wednesday May 24 2017

The Pursuit of Excellence in Home Construction

Australian consumers are not being given information they need to make a responsible choice when buying a house.

Recognizing Moulds and How They Behave Indoors
Residential
Thursday April 20 2017

Recognizing Moulds and How They Behave Indoors

Moulds are from the fungus group and they need water to grow. While their main function in the outdoor environment is degradation of wood, bark, shrubs...

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?
Buildings
Wednesday January 25 2017

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?

The potential for mould in buildings and homes is ubiquitous. This is because mould spores are found everywhere naturally. However, mould requires water in order to...

Controlling Condensation Risk in Building Envelopes
Buildings
Tuesday November 15 2016

Controlling Condensation Risk in Building Envelopes

Most of us could share a scary story or two about mould and mildew in buildings.

What Can Buyers Do About a Seller’s Hidden Agenda?
Residential
Tuesday November 15 2016

What Can Buyers Do About a Seller’s Hidden Agenda?

A meticulous and professional property inspector will often be told "you're too thorough for us to use you for a seller's report, but we would definitely...