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Energy Modelling of a Mid 19th Century Villa - Baseline performance and improvement options
A summary assessment of a traditional villa's energy performance and internal comfort conditions.
Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings
A scoping study on indoor air quality and efficiency in traditional buildings.
Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland
A paper looking at the embodied energy aspects associated with the procurement of building stone.
Energy modelling of the Garden Bothy, Dumfries House
A paper modelling the thermal upgrades at a Conservation Group pilot site.
Slim profile double glazing
Findings on how slim-profile double glazing compares to secondary glazing fitted to single-glazed windows.
U-values and traditional buildings
Results of U-valve measurements of mostly walls, some roofs and one floor.
Scottish Renaissance Interiors
A report outlining dilemmas in the effective conservation of Scottish Renaissance interiors.
Indoor Environmental Quality in Refurbishment
An overview of health issues related to building refurbishment.
Embodied energy considerations
A technical paper outlining the importance of life cycle analysis in assessing the sustainability of new buildings and maintaining existing buildings.
Keeping warm in a cooler house
A paper exploring achieving comfort in an older house using background low-temperature heating.
Assessing risks in insulation retrofits using hygrothermal software tools: Heat and moisture transport in internally insulated stone walls
An introduction to the basics of hygrothermal building physics.
Green Deal financial modelling of a traditional cottage and tenement flat
This technical paper presents the findings of financial modelling exercises taken on a detached cottage and an urban tenement flat.