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Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels

Conference Proceeding
Bernal-Sanchez, J., Mcdougall, J., Barreto, D., Marinelli, A., Dimitriadi, V., Anbazhagan, P., & Miranda, M. (2019)
Experimental assessment of stiffness and damping in rubber-sand mixtures at various strain levels. In Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions, (1403-1410
The dynamic properties of shredded rubber-soil mixtures (ShRm), comprising a sub-rounded quartz sand combined with small rubber shreds at 0, 10, 20, 30% by mass, were investig...

A compactness measure of sustainable building forms

Journal Article
D'Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2019)
A compactness measure of sustainable building forms. Royal Society Open Science, 6(6), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181265
Global population growth and urbanisation require countless more buildings in this century, causing an unprecedented increase in energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, ...

Machine Learning for Sustainable Structures: A Call for Data

Journal Article
D'Amico, B., Myers, R., Sykes, J., Voss, E., Cousins-Jenvey, B., Fawcett, W., …Pomponi, F. (2019)
Machine Learning for Sustainable Structures: A Call for Data. Structures, 19, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2018.11.013
Buildings are the world's largest contributors to energy demand, greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, resource consumption and waste generation. An unmissable opportunity exists ...

Why method matters: temporal, spatial and physical variations in LCA and their impact on choice of structural system

Journal Article
Moncaster, A., Pomponi, F., Symons, K., & Guthrie, P. (2018)
Why method matters: temporal, spatial and physical variations in LCA and their impact on choice of structural system. Energy and Buildings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.05.039
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is increasingly used as an early-stage design-decision tool to support choices of structural system. However LCA modellers must first make numerous...

Building as we did in the past is not sustainable and needs to change

Other
Pomponi, F. (2018)
Building as we did in the past is not sustainable and needs to change
No abstract available.

Accuracy and reliability: a computational tool to minimise steel mass and carbon emissions at early-stage structural design

Journal Article
D’Amico, B., & Pomponi, F. (2018)
Accuracy and reliability: a computational tool to minimise steel mass and carbon emissions at early-stage structural design. Energy and Buildings, 168, 236-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.03.031
Building structures often represent the element with the largest mass in a building project, with significant effects on the buildings life cycle environmental impacts. Amongs...

Furthering embodied carbon assessment in practice: results of an industry-academia collaborative research project

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Moncaster, A., & De Wolf, C. (2018)
Furthering embodied carbon assessment in practice: results of an industry-academia collaborative research project. Energy and Buildings, 167, 177-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.052
In order to meet the mid-century carbon reduction targets and to mitigate climate change and global warming it is imperative that embodied greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions in...

Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012

Report
Bros Williamson, J. (2017)
Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. Edinburgh: Internal (Napier
This document presents a review of four years of delivered energy demand of selected dwellings at the Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS) developed by Kingdom Housing Associatio...

Work Package 1 - Review of construction process

Report
Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2017)
Work Package 1 - Review of construction process. Private, Cala Group Ltd
This report was commissioned by the Product Design Department at Cala Group Ltd (CALA) from the Scottish Energy Centre (review team) to assess current designs and construction...

Sensing domestic energy use

Presentation / Conference
Davison, B. (2017, November)
Sensing domestic energy use. Paper presented at U!REKA 2017: Towards and Education and Research Strategy, Edinburgh
Building accurate models of domestic energy use is difficult because of a lack of reliable representative data. This paper outlines a strategy for recruiting home owners to pr...
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Development of net-zero homes using a digital twinned building performance analysis

2021 - 2025
Edinburgh Napier University is developing together with other consortium members the Edinburgh Home Programme that will demonstrate a new business model based on collaborative procurement, whole-life ...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £60,000

Phase I: Innovation and commercialisation of homegrown wood fibre insulation

2021 - 2022
A project that seeks to outline the innovation and commercial use of natural fibre insulation products in the UK. It will be based on a gap analysis of products that are currently available from natu...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £38,252

CSIC - Edinburgh Home Demonstrator

2020 - 2024
The “Edinburgh Home Demonstrator” (EHD) Programme seeks to demonstrate the time, cost, quality, and carbon improvements in new affordable housing programme through the following projects: 1. Developme...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £205,411

Early Years Buildings Net-zero energy comparison

2020 - 2020
The work performed in this project will help to clarify the route to net-zero carbon in non-domestic buildings by using building performance evaluation of two as-built examples of early years building...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Tenement refurbishment trial

2019 - 2020
Thermal pre & post intervention trial evaluation of tenements in Central belt of Scotland. The trials will document and measure the process of surveying the dwelling, conduct U-value, thermography and...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £23,316

Retrofit Evaluation of Non Domestic Buildings in Scotland prior to 4th Generation Heat Networks

2018 - 2022
The development of a 4th generation smart heating and cooling network is an emerging technology to supply low carbon heat. However, the technology relies on low-temperature flow delivery temperatures ...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £68,796

Wood Products Innovation Fund

2018 - 2019
The purpose of this proposed research is to deliver timber product and process innovation whilst developing human capital. 4 thematic areas of research have been identified for exploration: 1. Digitis...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £60,000

SM single wall project (CSIC)

2015 - 2017
The project seeks to undertake industrial research and commercial development bringing to market a new party wall building system that increases the use of Scottish produced offsite construction, sign...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £40,527

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