Condensation management

With a greater focus on making buildings more energy efficient, there comes a greater need to allow internal water vapour and moisture to escape. Understanding principles and how these translate to various approaches to managing condensation, will assist designers and architects appropriately detail steel roof systems.

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Learn how to effectively manage moisture in your steel roof system and help prevent condensation issues. This document explores essential principles and provides practical guidance.

It looks at –

  • Why there is an increasing need for moisture management in residential buildings.
  • Key design principles for moisture management in roofs
  • Effective ventilation of different roof types
  • Examples of steel clad roof systems and considerations to mitigate condensation risk

Case studies are provided to further assist understanding of how steel roof systems perform.

Moisture management principles are crucial to ensure a healthy building.  Stay informed and keep your building dry and comfortable!

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