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New Housing & Future Construction Skills: Adapting and Modernising for Growth

Report
Smith, S. (2019)
New Housing & Future Construction Skills: Adapting and Modernising for Growth. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
The short life working group (SLWG) met during 2018 and was established to assess and provide recommendations for ‘future new housing and construction skills’. Members include...

Housing Innovation Showcase 2012: Building Performance Evaluation, Phase 1-Part 1.

Report
Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J., & Stinson, J. (2013)
Housing Innovation Showcase 2012: Building Performance Evaluation, Phase 1-Part 1. Kingdom Housing Association
The HIS comprised of twenty seven homes: twelve flats with communal gardens and fifteen houses with their own gardens. Within each of the blocks all of the tested dwellings va...

Development of new standards for sound insulation for new housing in Scotland.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R. & Wood, J. B. (2008)
Development of new standards for sound insulation for new housing in Scotland
During the last 20 years minor amendments have been made to the technical design details for the Scottish Technical Standards for new build attached homes, under Section 5: No...

Profiling Existing and New Build Housing Stock.

Book
Smith, S. (2013)
Profiling Existing and New Build Housing Stock. In B. Rasmussen, & M. Machimbarrena (Eds.), COST Action TU0901 – Building acoustics throughout Europe. Volume 1: Towards a common framework, 12-30. European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems

Report
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., Hairstans, R., Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., …Lang, V. (2020)
Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems. Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Scottish Enterprise. and the Scottish Government
The purpose of this project is to provide evidence of the potential contribution offsite construction offers to address the challenges faced by the affordable housing sector i...

After Wilberforce: an independent enquiry into the health and social needs of asylum seekers and refugees in Hull.

Report
Campion, P., Brown, S., & Thornton-Jones, H. (2010)
After Wilberforce: an independent enquiry into the health and social needs of asylum seekers and refugees in Hull. Hull: NHS Hull
Commissioned by NHS Hull, this project has four aims: a. to gather the views of asylum seekers and refugees in Hull about their lives, and health; b. to consult with all relev...

An appreciation of Telemann's recorder music in relation to the development of modern techniques in this genre ans the inclusion of programmatic and new-Baroque elements

Thesis
Gibb, M. P. An appreciation of Telemann's recorder music in relation to the development of modern techniques in this genre ans the inclusion of programmatic and new-Baroque elements. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6800
The Thesis begins with descriptions of early involvement with bamboo pipes which led to the exploration of woodwind instruments and of commercially produced recorders. Similar...

A structural engineering platform for timber modern methods of construction.

Conference Proceeding
Menendez, J., Hairstans, R., Leitch, K. & Turnbull, D. (2011)
A structural engineering platform for timber modern methods of construction
The UK has a housing deficit, requiring 3 million new homes by 2020 that will have to conform to national environmental policy and the corresponding regional building regulati...

Energy efficiency improvements through sunspace augmented positive input ventilation of buildings.

Conference Proceeding
Currie, J., Capper, G. & Holmes, J. (2006)
Energy efficiency improvements through sunspace augmented positive input ventilation of buildings
Positive input ventilation (PIV) systems were installed in a new build housing development in Ballantrae in south west Scotland; utilising a glazed sunspace on the south eleva...

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 ...
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Follow-on voucher 4-in-a-block Retrofit Project

2013 - 2015
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £40,000

Structural Optimisation of Timber Offsite MMC

2011 - 2014
Efficient and sustainable building systems are required in order to achieve the UK government's target of building three million new homes by 2016. Given, the current lack of activity in the housing c...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £86,405

Sustainable Urban Regeneration (SURegen)

2007 - 2012
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £250,547

Design of an electrical circuit testing device

2014 - 2015
Considerable time is currently spent in the testing of plugs and circuitry in new build houses and housing association properties in order to obtain certification of safety This process involves the p...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

(Concierge) Integration of energy monitor with SMART meters

2010 - 2011
There is an urgent need to address the imminent energy shortage and the 27% of UK energy usage, attributable to domestic consumers, in order to meet our national carbon reduction objectives. With the ...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £1,912

Mainstreaming Innovation - CiC Online

2013 - 2014
The project aims to reduce carbon emissions through research and application of integrated sustainable infrastructure in the existing built environment that could be replicated on existing and new bui...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,328

Talking Technology Enabled Care - A personalised, visual digital platform to transform service delivery between health, social care and housing services

2018 - 2019
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £11,598