Evolution of Damp Control Webinar

Its been a long journey over the years developing solutions for the damp industry, but do you really know the history of our industry?

Watch our very own James Berry, Technical Manager, as he does a whistlestop tour of how methods of controlling dampness and groundwater in the built environment has changed over the course of time and why these changes have come about while dispelling a few myths along the way!

Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea, sit back and click to view our one hour webinar below.


What you will learn from the webinar

  • Learn how Damp Proof Courses started
  • Historic examples of Damp Proof Courses
  • What the Romans did for us!
  • The First chemical Damp Proof Course’s
  • Do Damp Proof Courses fail?

Benefits – Why YOU should join the webinar

  • Better understand the origins of your industry
  • Learn how we have come to use the tools we have today for damp proof courses
  • Straightforward online learning while sitting at your desk
  • Improve your expertise
  • Gain 2 CPD points

About the presenter

James Berry joined the Property Care Association (PCA) team as Technical Manager in 2016 having previously worked as a surveyor for a national preservation company. He holds a degree in Applied Geology and both the CSRT and CSSW accreditations. He is passionate about the need for adopting a holistic approach to tackling moisture in the built environment and is the lead on the new Residential Ventilation Group sector of the PCA. James is also responsible for the running of the structural waterproofing sector of the association.

Additional information about damp control

For those looking to find out more about damp control, click on the button below to view the PCA’s Damp Control library where you will find a variety of Technical Guidance documents and Codes of Practice

In addition, visit our news section for all the latest updates within the industry and don’t forget to go to our professional pages for professional help and guidance on moisture in buildings, condensation, water ingress and waterproofing.

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