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Historic Environment Scotland Refurbishment Case Studies: Review of Energy Efficiency Projects
This Technical Paper is a review of Historic Environment Scotland’s Refurbishment Case Studies.
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.
A data driven approach to understanding historic mortars in Scotland
An analysis of the historic lime mortars database held by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust.
This paper is a survey and discussion as well as gazetteer of different styles of pointing and joint finishing found in Scotland.
Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings
This paper gives an insight into the energy consumption and occupier comfort and behaviour for eight traditionally build dwellings in Edinburgh and surroundings.
.This paper gives an overview of different methods for moisture measurement in historic structures.
This paper gives an introduction to features of traditional buildings which ensure a health environment for the occupants.
This paper outlines the results of research around the hygrothermal properties of Scottish masonry materials for use in modelling software such as WUFI.