To understand moisture

The essence in handling moisture is a deep understanding of the behaviour of moisture in materials. The so called sorption curve, and its background, is a core part for such an understanding.

The sorption curve for a material – works both ways! (RF=RH)

The consequences of the sorption curve are i.e. that moisture in materials behaves quite different than moisture in air. For example, when the temperature rises, the relative humidity (RH) in a material will increase, contrary to what happens in air! This understanding is required to be able to describe and quantify the moisture conditions in materials and structures and how they change with time.

The Moisture Engineering Institute can contribute in different ways on these matters. We are consulted on courses for days and weeks, for single or sets of lectures on various topics, for computing and predicting moisture conditions and for examining investigations and data from measurements.