Stinson, J., Reid, A., Bros-Williamson, J. & Currie, J. (2016). ENERGY BEHAVIOUR CHANGE BY COLOURED IN-HOME DISPLAY. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS: Conference ProceedingsISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
It is estimated that by 2020 some 53 million, next-generation gas and electricity meters, commonly known as ‘smart meters’, will be installed in approximately 30 million homes...
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A. & Currie, J. (2014). Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement. In Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIV, 633-642. doi:10.2495/STR150531
This paper documents research undertaken by the Scottish Energy Centre at Edinburgh Napier University to refurbish a historic library building by means of thermal improvements...
Currie, J., Kelly, D., McElroy, L., Curtis, R., Callaghan, A. & Newlands, B. (2014). Refurbished House: BRE Innovation Park.
City of Edinburgh Council
To develop an energy benchmarking, management and implementation strategy for a diverse building estate to meet the Council’s overarching sustainability strategy – ‘Sustainable Edinburgh 2020’ and bey...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Innovative Offsite manufacturing project on an energy efficient wall structure
Scottish Funding Council
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or building. The intention of this project, focussing on Strathearn Distillery, is to develop a holistic approach which i...
Currie, J., Capper, G. & Holmes, J. (2006). Energy efficiency improvements through sunspace augmented positive input ventilation of buildings
Positive input ventilation (PIV) systems were installed in a new build housing development in Ballantrae in south west Scotland; utilising a glazed sunspace on the south eleva...
Currie, J. (2004). Ventilating System
Currie, J. & Capper, G. (2003). Monitoring pollutants in occupied spaces. ISBN 981-04-9974-4
There is increasing evidence of a causal link between airborne particles and ill health and this study monitored the exposure to both airborne particles and the gas phase cont...
Currie, J. & Capper, G. (2003). Human exposure to particulate and gaseous pollutants in a bar. ISBN 981-04-9974-4
There is increasing evidence of a causal link between airborne particles and ill health and this study examined the exposure to both airborne particles and the gas phase conta...
Currie, J. & Capper, G. (2001). Evaluation of ventilation performance in public spaces
Smoking restrictions in the workplace and increased health consciousness at home have seen a sizable reduction in the number of spaces where smoking is permissible. The aim o...
Capper, G. & Currie, J. (1998). Road traffic pollution and its effect on the internal environment of buildings
Indoor and outdoor concentrations of various pollutants were measured in a naturally ventilated building in the West End of Edinburgh during and after the period of the Commo...
Currie, J. & Capper, G. (1998). Evaluation of ventilation performance in public spaces. In EPIC '98 2nd European Conference on Energy Performance and Indoor Climate in Buildings and 3rd International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings., 724-729
Capper, G. & Currie, J. (1996). Indoor air quality - the assessment of public spaces
Currie, J. & Capper, G. (1994). Investigation of air quality problems in UK Public Houses
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J. & Currie, J. (2013). Energy performance evaluation of a passive house built to Scottish building standards
Ensuring that predicted (simulated) energy performance figures are realised once a building is in-use has been of growing concern since issues surrounding the ‘performance gap...
Macbeth, J., Smith, H., Currie, J. & Finlayson, N. (2009). Thermosyphon Heated Thermal Store, the Influences of Valve Opening on flow, an Experimental Analysis
This paper outlines initial findings from the design of a Thermal Energy Storage
(TES) system whose principal objective is to promote stratification when charged by an
Grassie, T., Junaidi, H., Muneer, T., Currie, J. & Henderson, D. (2005). Study of an innovative Built-in Storage (Integrated Collector Storage) Solar Water Heater for Scottish Weather Conditions
With the emerging growth of this new industry sector, this project will seek to research and compile information pertinent to craft distilling in relation to energy use. Its main aim is to identify so...
Evaluation of retrofit measures for Scottish housing
Evaluate the application of a novel heat exchanger design for the food and drink sector
Ayrshire Housing Association
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The focus of this proposal is to better understand how energy is consumed in SMEs through the analysis of real time data
and the development of SME energy management profiles, to study the potential t...
Energy Technology Partnership
Analysis and data recording on a new water heater and assessment of new system adjustments
This project seeks to integrate solar thermal technologies with proprietary industrial rooflight systems for new build and retrofit installation on industrial buildings.
The feasibility study will compare the cost benefits of introducing previously trialled thermal and energy efficient technologies into four different ex-Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA) pro...
BCA Insulation Ltd - Feasibility Study on Thermal & condensation analysis of a typical solid wall in a hard to treat property during a before and after refurbishment intervention
Finex Joinery Ltd - Feasibility Study on The unstainability & energy efficiency of 3 new build dwellings in Aberdour, Fife.
Re-Tek Ltd & Edinburgh Napier University - Feasibility Study on the assessment on the choice of a renewable energy source for Re-Tek's office and warehouse facility in East Kilbride.
Port of Leith Housing Association & Edinburgh Napier University - Feasibility Study on Solar PV sizing and economic analysis in their properties in Edinburgh
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
The thesis describes a programme of work to develop a novel cellulose based fibre. The most important innovative step in th...
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the
oldest is also the most economical...
"In the field of solar thermal technology there are numerous models on the market, from the thermosiphon collector to the evacuated-t...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...