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At the End of a Perfect Day - Dougie MacDougall of Alturlie and Special Friends

Digital Artefact
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...

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...

The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J., Brechin, S., Mill, A., Oke, W., Anderson, R. & Brady, P. The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band. Performed at Acoustic Music Centre)
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 (Unpublished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...

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 ...

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...

Evaluation of ventilation performance in public spaces.

Conference Proceeding
Currie, J., & Capper, G. (1998)
Evaluation of ventilation performance in public spaces. In G. Guarracino (Ed.), Proceedings, 2nd European conference on energy performance and indoor climate in buildings and 3rd international conference on indoor air quality, ventilation and energy conservation in buildings, 724-729
Smoking restrictions in the workplace and increased health consciousness at home have seen a sizable reduction in the number of spaces where smoking is permissible. The aim of...
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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

HyFive - NorthVet

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

HyFive - SheilaFleet Jewellery

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

HyFive - OrkneyCheese

2019 - 2019
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,996

Hydrogen Powered Distillery for Orkney

2019 - 2019
A recent study undertaken under the Energy Technology Partnership (PJ0208-EUB) identified hydrogen energy solutions for a craft distillery based on the Islands of Orkney. The proposed solution of uti...
Funder: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Value: £44,752

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

Holistic Energy and Resource Integration for Distilling

2018 - 2019
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or operation. The intention of this study is to develop a holistic approach; which includes aspects such as availability ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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: £65,000

Inverted Hydro-generation

2018 - 2018
Inverted hydro-electrical generation concept realisation and proof of concept evaluation.
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000

Orkney Distillery

2018 - 2018
Innovative energy resourcing options for a new build distillery. The project aims to seek an optimal low-carbon design for a new-build distillery, with particular reference to local energy systems an...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000
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Retrofit Evaluation of Non Domestic Buildings in Scotland prior to connection to 4th generation district heating

2018 - date
Antoine Reguis | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie

Enhancing storm surge resilience for coastal habitat

2016 - date
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal development together with poor disaster mitigation poli...
Ms Anitha Karthik | Director of Studies: Dr Luca Mora | Second Supervisor: Prof Sean Smith

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

Architecture of emergencies in the Middle East: Proposed shelter design criteria

2015 - 2019
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response during and after emer...
Miss Lara Alshawawreh | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: John Wood

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Smart energy monitoring technology to achieve low carbon homes

2007 - 2015
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Jon Stinson | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

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