Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 16242:2012

Conservation of cultural heritage - Procedures and instruments for measuring humidity in the air and moisture exchanges between air and cultural property

Status: Valid

This European Standard gives guidance and specifies procedures and instruments for the measurement of relative humidity (RH) in air, in outdoor or indoor environments. It indicates how RH can be directly measured or how it can be calculated from air temperature, wet-bulb temperature and dew-point temperature. This standard contains recommendations for accurate measurements of ambient conditions and moisture exchanges between air and cultural heritage objects. It is addressed to anyone in charge of environmental diagnosis, conservation or maintenance of buildings, collections or single objects.


Items of art and handicrafts. Cultural property and heritage (97.195)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Miljö och energi

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Article no: STD-88327

Edition: 1

Approved: 12/14/2012

No of pages: 40