Wood and Moisture — References

Park Sharon C., AIA. Holding the Line: Controlling Unwanted Moisture in Historic Buildings. Preservation Briefs 39, Washington, DC: Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service [On NPS site.]

Fundamentals of Moisture in Houses by Joseph Lstiburek and John Carmody, Home Energy Magazine Online November/December 1995.

Canadian Building Digests

Carll, Charles G., Terry L. Highley 1999. Decay of Wood and Wood-Based Products Above Ground in Buildings, J.Testing and Eval. 27(2): 150-158. [Download PDF file 327kb, 9 pp.]

Elder, Tom. Chapter 8: Wood and Water, Introduction to Wood Science, Professor, School of Forestry Auburn University , Auburn, Alabama

Oxley, T.A. and E. G. Gobert. Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment, instruments. London: Butterworths, 1989.

Panshin, Alexis John and Carl deZeeuw, Textbook of Wood Technology, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1980, forth editionPercival, Donald H., Termite Control, Council Notes, vol 3, number 4, Winter, 1980, Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois, 8 pp.

Rao, K.R. and S.P. Rao, "Condensation in Buildings" in Control of the External Environment in Buildings, Bill B.P. Lim, editor, Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1988, pp.52-61.

Simpson, William T. 1998. Equilibrium Moisture Content of Wood in Outdoor Locations in the United States and Worldwide, USDA Forest Serv. Res. Note FPL-RN-0268. 11 p. [Download PDF file 565 kb, 14 pp.]

TenWolde, Anton and William B. Rose 1999. Issues Related to Venting of Attics and Cathedral Ceilings, CH-99-11-4. ASHRAE Trans. 105(1): 1-7 [Download PDF file 140 kb, 7 pp.]

Tsongas, George. Case Studies of Moisture Problems in Residences, Manual on Moisture Control in Buildings, ASTM, 1992. [Download as PDF file.]