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Gray House, Errol: Repairing A Mudwall Home
This Refurbishment Case Study describes the works done to repair a mudwall domestic building.
Harlawhill House, Prestonpans: Interim repair work
This Refurbishment Case Study describes interim repair works to help conserve a building with a complex history of neglect.
Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald
A case study describing works to a small vernacular building in Torthowald, Dumfries and Galloway.
St Athernase Church, Leuchars
This case study describes ground works undertaken at a historic graveyard in Leuchars
Souden Kirk, Southdean Parish
This Refurbishment Case Study describes interim repairs to the roof of Souden Kirk, a historic church in the Scottish Borders, owned by the Local Authority.
Lauriston Terrace, Edinburgh
This Refurbishment Case Study describes insulation work to five flats in a 19th century traditional domestic tenement completed by Lister Housing Co-operative.
Kinneil House, Bo’ness
This case study looks at the rebuilding of the orchard wall with hot-mixed mortar at Kinneil House in Bo’ness.
Holyrood Park Lodge, Edinburgh
Holyrood Park Lodge, Edinburgh: Thermal upgrade works to a 19th century lodge house
Sword Street, Glasgow – Internal Wall Insulation to Six Tenement Flats
A case study exploring upgrades to the walls of six tenement flats at a property in Glasgow.
The Pleasance, Edinburgh – Insulation of coom ceiling, attic space and lightwell
A case study demonstrating effective thermal upgrades in traditional buildings without excessive cost.
Kildonan, South Uist – Insulation to walls, roof and windows
A case study describing upgrades to a detached rural cottage on the island of South Uist.
Scotstarvit Tower Cottage, Cupar - Thermal Upgrades and Installation of Radiant Heating
This case study describes energy efficiency upgrades to a detached rural building.