13 Sep 2016
In times when national issues may prove divisive – the recent referendum on UK membership of the EU being a prominent example – institutions such as ours have a duty to reaffirm our commitment to cooperation and the promotion of our standards and ethics.
n this issue, we offer such insight by looking at two prominent threats to historic buildings: water and fire. Michael Parrett shares his expertise in how to diagnose damp and considers the impact of retrofits, while Nick Hunt asks why historic properties are at such significant risk from fire and suggests some of the common problems that can exacerbate blazes and hinder escape.
John Williams and Jennifer Murgatroyd go on to look at the role of specialist investigations in establishing a sound knowledge base for the refurbishment of historic buildings, and this edition’s heritage update concentrates on energy efficiency initiatives for traditional stock.
Do please share your own thoughts with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Only Registered Members and Registered site users can comment on our content.
Please use the log in button to sign in and leave your comment.
Read the next page in this section