Moisture Management Articles

Moisture Management Articles

John Koester, the CEO of MTI, has been in the construction industry for over 40 years. He is a card carrying mason and cement finisher. Through his experience he has acquired extensive knowledge in moisture management forensics, design, and installation and is considered an expert on these topics in the industry.  John has written numerous articles regarding moisture management in building construction.  Some of the many magazines to publish his articles include: Construction Canada, The Construction Specifier, and Masonry Magazine.

This page contains a listing of articles that have appeared in these publications.  A summary of the article is provided along with a PDF download of the full original articles. Note: the online and print versions found in the magazines were shortened.  The full content is featured here.

MTI Articles

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-001: The Three Part Rule of Moisture Management

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-002: Below Grade Moisture Management

By John Koester & Mark Johnson Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-003: Drainage Planes vs. Furring Strips

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-004: Drainable Is Sustainable!

By John Koester - Mark Johnson - Adam Skoda Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-005: Knowing the Unknown: Insights on the Ostrich Syndrome

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-006: Moisture Management Strategies for a Second Floor Deck above a Living Space

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-007: Moisture Management of Parapet Walls

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-008: Exterior Rigid Boardstock Insulation Moisture Management Issues

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-009: The Temperature - Moisture Management Relationship

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-010: Weep Now or Weep Later!

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-011: Weeps: The Why, Where and When

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-012: Moisture Management in Window Rough Openings

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-013: Living at the Edge!

By John Koester Read/Download [PDF]

MTI MTI-014: Getting to the Bottom of Moisture Management

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