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Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019)
Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...

Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Garnier, C., Pomponi, F., & Currie, J. (2018)
Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review. Energies, 11(6), 1615. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061615
Solar thermal systems are a long-standing technology that is receiving increased attention, in terms of research and development, due to ambitious climate change targets and t...

Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater

Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2018)
Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater. Renewable Energy, 126, 281-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.041
Integrated collector storage is a long established simple low cost solar water heater configuration combining the solar collector with a storage tank into a single unit. Previ...

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...

A critical appraisal of BIM implementation in the context of environmental performance enhancement

Presentation / Conference
Robinson, M., Currie, J., Brown, A., & Garnier, C. (2017, April)
A critical appraisal of BIM implementation in the context of environmental performance enhancement. Paper presented at CIBSE Technical Symposium
A ubiquitous effort to phase the adoption of a fully integrated Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach into the construction industry is gaining pace due to the many re...

Evaluation of Assessment Method to Incorporate Graduate Attributes in Building Surveying Module

Journal Article
Chowdhry, S., & Garnier, C. (2016)
Evaluation of Assessment Method to Incorporate Graduate Attributes in Building Surveying Module. Journal of Today's Ideas - Tomorrow's Technologies, 4(2), 118-171. https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2016.42008
This study aims at finding out whether an alternate assessment strategy in Sustainable Developments module to improve the student's employability skills and qualities. The exp...

A longitudinal building fabric and energy performance analysis of two homes built to different energy principles

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.052
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 ...

Energy demand benchmarking of non-domestic buildings in Scotland.

Conference Proceeding
Chetboul, J., Garnier, C., & Bros Williamson, J. (2015)
Energy demand benchmarking of non-domestic buildings in Scotland
Over the years building energy performance has become a predominant concern for owners and real estate managers. The focus is usually on residential buildings but in the last ...

Energy demand benchmarking of non-domestic buildings in Scotland

Journal Article
Chetboul, J., Garnier, C., & Bros Williamson, J. (2015)
Energy demand benchmarking of non-domestic buildings in Scotland. Anales de Edificación, 1(3), 31-40. https://doi.org/10.20868/ade.2015.3135
Over the years building energy performance has become a predominant concern for owners and real estate managers. The focus is usually on residential buildings but in the last ...

Super insulated aerogel windows: Impact on daylighting and thermal performance

Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & McCauley, L. (2015)
Super insulated aerogel windows: Impact on daylighting and thermal performance. Building and Environment, 94, 231-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.08.009
Window design plays an important role in achieving energy efficient buildings and in providing thermal comfort of building occupants. This paper investigates a newly developed...
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Life cycle assessment of energy efficiency upgrades in residential buildings based on government approaches to reduce carbon emissions of the built environment.

2018 - date
Ina Peukes | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Road safety management in Qatar: the role of auditing

2017 - date
Mohd Al Malki | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Prof Simeon Keates

Modelling, integration and optimisation of solar thermal technology

2016 - date
"In the field of solar thermal technology there are numerous models on the market, from the thermosiphon collector to the evacuated-t...
Ruth Saint | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

The delusion of innovations? An investigation into micro-level competency barriers to an effective macro-level diffusion of Bulding Information Modelling in the UK

2015 - date
Melanie Robinson | Director of Studies: Dr Celine Garnier | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Impact of environmental performance in dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - date
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
Mr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Performance measurement and mathematical modelling of integrated solar water heaters

2005 - 2009
Dr Celine Garnier | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Grassie