The book, titled Building Defects and your Health, is a compilation of previously published peer-reviewed articles that have been written by the author for the Property, building surveying and conservation journals at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Through the generosity and co-operation of the RICS, it was decided that the articles would be a stronger body of work together in one publication.
The chapters follow the title of each article and looks into the predominant issues surrounding mould and damp in buildings and the effects on occupiers health and the health of the building. Taken from a leading independent building pathologist’s knowledge of investigating building failures, coupled with searching questions of building surveying practice and concerns over established research.
With grateful thanks to RICS, CIOB, BRE Trust and WCOC for their generous support.
The author will donate the majority of proceeds from book sales to charity.