Jon Stinson
jon stinson

Dr Jon Stinson

University Tutor

Biography

Jon works as a research fellow in the Scottish Energy Centre and a module leader within the Architectural Technology undergraduate programme.

His research focuses around human behavior and energy use in the built environment. Jon has been studying and working in the field of architecture and the built environment since 2002. He is currently researching in the fields of smart homes technology and architecture, human experience and comfort of their environment, sustainable communities, and hygrothermal performance of buildings.

Jon has worked on research projects within Edinburgh Napier University since 2008 where he completed his PhD on occupant energy behaviour change with smart display technology. Jon leads on a number of national research projects whilst supporting and contributing to international research projects.

Jon has worked on research projects in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, National Trust for Scotland (NTS), Edinburgh World Heritage Trust, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), 8 Scottish Social Housing Associations and 10 Scottish SMEs. This work involved the research and development of innovative products, services, policies and procedures. The impact of which has led to the improvement of the sustainability of existing and new housing stock which supports the health and wellbeing of the occupants.

Jon has co-authored 7 Technical Papers on the topic of sustainable development for pre 1919 and pot 2010 dwellings. Jon has also produced 11 peer-reviewed research papers on the topics of energy efficiency and human energy use in buildings.

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Historic Environment Scotland Technical Paper 34: Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings

Report
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. (2020)
Historic Environment Scotland Technical Paper 34: Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings. Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland
Over the last decade, there has been an increased awareness of the need to improve the energy efficiency and sustainability of Scotland’s building stock and to fulfl obligatio...

Offsite Ready Booklets

Report
Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., Henquel, V., Leitch, K., Stinson, J., Plant O'Toole, E., …Ferriz-Papi, J. A. (2020)
Offsite Ready Booklets. Edinburgh: Construction Industry Training Board

Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings

Conference Proceeding
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. (2017)
Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, (361-368
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...

Fife Local Energy Masterplan

Report
Payne, C., Bell, C., Steen, P., Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., & Muschamp, H. (2017)
Fife Local Energy Masterplan. Fife Council
The way we generate and use energy has constantly changed. In recent decades it has become the role of the National Grid, gas network, and multinational energy companies to de...

Energy Behaviour Change by Coloured In-Home Display

Conference Proceeding
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
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...

Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK

Conference Proceeding
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
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 ...

Bridging the Building Performance Gap

Presentation / Conference
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...

The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings.

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings. In W. F. Florez-Escobar, C. A. Brebbia, F. Chejne, & F. Mondragon (Eds.), Energy and Sustainability VI, (317-326). https://doi.org/10.2495/ESUS150271
This paper documents research undertaken to evaluate the thermal transmittance of building elements – walls, windows and ceilings – both before and after the addition of insul...

Improving the thermal performance of ‘hard-to-treat’ historic buildings in Edinburgh’s new town.

Journal Article
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
Improving the thermal performance of ‘hard-to-treat’ historic buildings in Edinburgh’s new town. Anales de Edificación, 1,
This paper documents an innovative partnership project between Historic Scotland, the Scottish Energy Centre at Edinburgh Napier University and Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Ass...

Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement.

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement. In Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIV, (633-642). https://doi.org/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...

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