Director of Sustainable Construction
Senior Acoustic Consultant
Bros-Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A. & Gravrand, D. (2016). Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS Conference Proceedings. ISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
Scotland is currently increasing its housing stock at a rate of less than 1% per year. With 174,000 households registered on local authority waiting lists for new or improved ...
Stinson, J., Reid, A., Bros-Williamson, J. & Currie, J. (2016). ENERGY BEHAVIOUR CHANGE BY COLOURED IN-HOME DISPLAY. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS: Conference Proceedings. ISBN 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...
Monteiro, C., Machimbarrena, M., Tarrero, A. I. & Smith, R. S. (2016). Translation between existing and proposed harmonized airborne sound insulation descriptors: A statistical approach based on in-situ measurements. Applied Acoustics. 116, 94-106. doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2016.09.017. ISSN 0003-682X
A standard defining a common acoustic classification scheme for dwellings is under development by ISO TC42/SC2/WG29 based on the outcomes of European project COST Action TU090...
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Bros-Williamsom, J., Garnier, C. & Currie, J. I. (2016). A longitudinal building fabric and energy performance analysis of two homes built to different energy principles. Energy and Buildings. 130, 578-591. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.052. ISSN 0378-7788
This paper reports on the building performance monitoring and annual energy demand of two homes built side-by-side over an occupancy period of three years. The study compares ...
Pomponi, F., Coccia, L. & Upadhyay, A. (2016). Drivers and Barriers in Implementing Information Management Systems in European Micro Enterprises. In Grant, D. B. (Ed.). Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection, 249-261. KoganPage. ISBN 9780749475956
This fascinating case study demonstrates how the Agile approach can be utilised by European micro enterprises which need to adopt wider Information Communication Technologies....
Currie, J., Brechin, S., Mill, A., Oke, W., Anderson, R. & Brady, P. The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band. Performed at Acoustic Music Centre@St Brides. 23 August 2016 - 23 August 2016. (Unpublished)
Wild man of the accordion and frontman of Burach and the Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums, Out of his Box an...
Currie, J. & Stinson, J. (2016, August). Bridging the Building Performance Gap. Presented at The Energy Agency and Ayrshire Housing CPD event, County Hall, Ayr
Ayrshire Housing, in collaboration with the Scottish Energy Centre (SEC) at Edinburgh Napier University, have worked over the last 4 years to define the practicality of integr...
MacDougall, D. & Currie, J. (2016). At the End of a Perfect Day - Dougie MacDougall of Alturlie and Special Friends
Dougie MacDougall has been a well-know and well-respected figure on the Scottish traditional music scene around Inverness. He has waited until his 88th year to make this recor...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...