Monthly archives: October 2017

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Energy-retrofitting the traditional hygrothermal envelope, preparation, mixing and casting hemp-lime bio-aggregate onto existing masonry. Materials: Tradical PF70 lime binder and East Yorkshire construction-grade hemp shiv. Workshop Peer to peer on-site training, structured tuition and open format learning. When: Monday 20th – Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 10 – 5 pm Where: Bristol Cost: £240 Open […]

Landlocked kitchen and bathroom – extractor vents not connected to the outside?

Previous surveys were undertaken by preservation and treatment companies have diagnosed rising damp then recommended a chemical damp proof course and cement render. Yet the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors describes ‘rising damp’ as a myth. Following an introduction from the Building Management Company, Simon James Lewis, Neighbourhood Construction CIC has been invited to ascertain the probable causes of a number of moisture-related symptoms being experienced at the property.