UBC Centre for Comparative Medicine: Moisture Monitoring

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC INDUSTRY: Institutional


Moisture and water damage can occur from the interior of the building when leaking pipes and equipment or extensive condensation can remain hidden from view. The design and accessibility for areas related to the routing of pipes and related mechanical equipment do not always lead to regular inspection by maintenance staff.

In the UBC Centre for Comparative Medicine mechanical areas SMT installed Moisture Detection Tape (MDS) in the lowest possible location of the mechanical service chases, which are located over the research labs and critical use areas of the building.