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The Pleasance, Edinburgh – Insulation of coom ceiling, attic space and lightwell
A case study demonstrating effective thermal upgrades in traditional buildings without excessive cost.
Wee Causeway, Culross – Insulation to walls and roof
A case study on upgrade work carried out to a detached stone cottage in Culross, Fife.
Maintenance and Adaptation Works at Falkland House Stables, Fife
A case study to pilot hot mixed mortars, linseed oil paint and rainwater goods maintenance.
Wells O’ Wearie, Edinburgh – Thermal upgrades to walls, roof, floors and glazing
A case study describing upgrades carried out to a single-storey stone cottage.
Rothesay, Installation of insulation and secondary glazing
Information on thermal performance improvements at two residential properties in Rothesay.
Newtongrange, Installation of roof and coom insulation and secondary glazing
Information on thermal upgrades to traditionally built properties in Scotland.
Black Bull Close, Dunbar: Hot-Mixed Lime Mortar Trials
A trial project in Dunbar which aimed to test how hot-mixed lime mortars can be used in the repair and rebuilding of a traditional Scottish boundary wall.
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.
11 Annat Road, Perthshire
A case study describing work undertaken on a traditional cottage from the interwar period.
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.
Leighton Library, Installation of Loft Insulation
A case study describing thermal performance improvements at a library in Dunblane.
Haa of Sand, Shetland
A case study describing hot-mixed mortar re-harling and adapting a gable end wall at a property in Shetland.