Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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This guide looks into the thermal retrofit of traditional buildings to improve their energy performance, through a range of fabric improvements measures to different elements of a structure.
Thermal Performance of Traditional Windows
Research from testing the thermal performance of traditional sash and case windows.
In-Situ U-Value Measurements in Traditional Buildings - Preliminary Results
Results of in-situ U-valve measurements of various solid stonewalls in five traditional Scottish buildings.
Energy Modelling Analysis of a Traditionally Built Scottish Tenement Flat
A report on four different energy modelling methodologies in relation to a traditional tenement flat.
Energy Modelling in Traditional Scottish Houses
A paper looking at energy modelling for three typical traditionally built dwellings in Scotland.
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.