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19 JAN 2016

Modern Building Defects: What are the Common Pitfalls?

New innovations, technologies and materials create new possibilities however these impact on how well buildings will perform in the future. Defects in modern buildings are often down to a failure to adopt or recognise some basic principles.

This session with Trevor Rushton, technical director at Watts examines some failures and how they might have been avoided.  

This session covers:

  • common areas for defects
  • uncontrolled movement and cracking 
  • cladding systems and timber frame 
  • moisture issues.

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