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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Visualising Energy Use for Smart Homes and Informed Users

Journal Article
Stinson, J., Willis, A., Williamson, J. B., Currie, J., & Smith, R. (2015)
Visualising Energy Use for Smart Homes and Informed Users. Energy Procedia, 78, 579-584. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.015
We evaluate the changes to domestic electricity and gas consumption when the occupants have local access to a coloured real time in-home display (IHD). We report the prelimina...

Smart energy monitoring technology to reduce domestic electricity and gas consumption through behaviour change

Thesis
Stinson, J. W. Smart energy monitoring technology to reduce domestic electricity and gas consumption through behaviour change. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9828
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positively encourages domestic occupants to...
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OnGen

2020 - 2020
The collaboration will see the number low carbon energy generation technology scenarios, the joint work will explore the performance parameters of these technologies through the use of real-world inst...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,923

Industrial Nature

2019 - 2019
Experiment and development of High performing materials that are sustainable, 100% bio-based product, to be used in construction systems. As the materials are natural, it will take a significant step ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,965

North Lands Creative

2019 - 2019
North Lands Creative is the only open access dedicated glass studio in Scotland and one of a very small number in Europe. Sustainability, perceived environmental impact and cost prevent the facility ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,995

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

Secondary Glazing SME support

2018 - 2019
The project is designed to reduce material wastage, develop new surveying, and installation processes and develop a suite of new products (or sub-product types) that can be more readily applied to a s...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Thermal Performance of Nanoguard

2017 - 2017
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,858

Future Energy management of buildings

2014 - 2017
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...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £131,526