The report of a comprehensive investigation by RILEM which examines all aspects of the cleaning of facades, subject to soiling by both biological and non-biological agencies. The contributors are international authorities working in this field giving essential advice to all those who need to know how to approach the problems connected with the soiling and cleaning of building facades.
"…presents a new insight into the soiling of modern building materials." - The Structural Engineer
Members of the Technical Committee 62 SCF. Acknowledgements. Introduction. The skin of the facade. Changes in the appearance of the skin of the facade. Non-biological soiling. Biological soiling. Cleaning of soiled facades. Recommendations for design of building facades. Appendices on test methods and results. Index.