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Evaluating Energy Modelling in Traditionally Constructed Dwellings
A study demonstrating the use of building modelling in traditionally constructed dwellings in Scotland.
Monitoring Thermal Upgrades to Ten Traditional Properties
A technical paper setting out pre- and post-intervention monitoring work.
Slim-profile double-glazing in listed buildings: Re-measuring the thermal performance
A paper presenting results from thermal testing of slim-profile double glazing.
Data sources for energy performance assessments of historic buildings in the United Kingdom
A paper identifying data sources that can be helpful for assessing the energy performance of historic buildings.
Scotstarvit Tower Cottage
A report on the performance of a new heating system installed at Scotstarvit Tower Cottage.
Thermal assessment of internal shutters and window film applied to traditional single glazed sash and case windows.
A report examining methods for improving the thermal performance of single-glazed sash and case windows.
Hot-mixed Lime Mortars: Microstructure and Functional Performance
A paper presenting technical evidence for the use of hot-mixed lime mortars in the conservation of masonry structures.
Specifying hot-mixed lime mortars
A report examining the use of hot-mixed lime mortars for the repair, conservation and restoration of traditional masonry structures in the UK and Ireland.
A Review of Hot-Mixed External Lime Coatings in Scotland 1997-2016
A review of traditional buildings/structures in Scotland where hot-mixed lime mortars have been used for the repair or re-instatement of their external coatings since 1997.
Historic Literature Review of Traditional Lime Mortars
This Technical Paper is a review of historic literature relating to lime mortars, focusing on historic texts from 160BC - 1955
Historic External Lime Finishes in Scotland
A paper exploring historic external lime coatings on traditional buildings.
This paper is a survey and discussion as well as gazetteer of different styles of pointing and joint finishing found in Scotland.