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Maintenance & Damp (CYDPH talk 3)

21.03.2023, 13:00 P.M.


Maintenance and Controlling Damp in your Period House
by Frank Keohane, Chartered Building Surveyor accredited in Building Conservation & author of Irish Period Houses: a conservation guidance manual.

This is the third talk in the Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council's Conserving your Dublin Period House talk series.

This highly practical talk will provide an overview of easy steps to ensure that your house is maintained according to best conservation practice, as well as address the identification, prevention and eradication of damp in traditionally built buildings.

The talk will be of interest to all owners and occupiers of period houses but will be of particular interest to owners of houses listed as Protected Structures or located within Architectural Conservation Areas.

The talk will also benefit building professionals and practitioners working on historic houses and is approved for CPD by the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, Engineers Ireland, the Irish Planning Institute, the CIF and the Register of Heritage Contractors.

The talk costs €15.

Subscribers will be able to attend the talk in person at the IGS's City Assembly House or online live through Zoom. Please be advised that you do not need to decide at time of booking whether you wish to attend in person or online.

In addition, all talk subscribers, irrespective of whether they attended in-person or on-line, will be sent a link to the recording of the talk which will be available to watch for a further two-weeks. After the two-week period the link will expire and cannot be re-issued

There will be an opportunity at the end of the talk to ask conservation questions relevant to your period house. Those watching the talk live online can submit their questions through the Zoom Q&A function.

To view the whole talks programme for the Conserving your Dublin Period House talks please click here

The Conserving your Dublin Period House talks are an action of the Dublin City Council Heritage Plan. They form part of the Irish Georgian Society's Conservation Education Programme, which is supported by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and The Heritage Council.

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