It is true—there is no single solution to combat moisture problems. Multiple systems are necessary to ensure that these issues are adequately prevented and controlled. In Wisconsin, subslab ventilation systems are rising in popularity and are earning a spot alongside damp proofing, proper grading and the installation of capillary breaks and thermal and air barriers.
Explore subslab ventilation system designs, proper installation methods and performance testing. Discuss Wisconsin energy code as it relates to moisture control and foundation insulation. Define issues related to finished basements including the nuances of a multifaceted approach and the need for continuous insulation under the slab and on the foundation. Review the effect subslab ventilation systems have on thermal comfort in below grade living spaces and the life of a home.