Director of Sustainable Construction
Smith, S. (2014). Review and Synthesis of ISO 717 Airborne Criteria. Brussels: Eurogypsum
This review was requested by Eurogypsum on behalf of its member companies and organisations to summarise and review the airborne sound insulation criteria sp...
Lurcock, D., MacKenzie, R. & Smith, S. (2011). Research into attitudes to environmental noise from concerts. NANR292 Final Report
The purpose of this report is to analyse the results of the social study together
with the event noise to determine potential correlations that will help inform the
review of ...
Lurcock, D., MacKenzie, R. & Smith, S. (2011). Accoustic noise measurement of air source heat pumps. (EE0214)
Forestry Commission Scotland
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Scottish Funding Council
To investigate and develop EPS bead insulation infill for thermal-acoustic compatibility on separating walls
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Innovative Offsite manufacturing project on an energy efficient wall structure
Currie, J., Stinson, J., Willis, A. & Smith, S. (2010). EWGECO – Home Energy Display Trials
Smith, S. & Lothian, S. (2009). Smoking outdoors and noise survey: results of project SONoS.
Smith, S. & Lothian, S. (2009). Project SONos: smoking outdoors and noise survey
Background to Project
Following the smoking ban in March 2006, complaints were received by local authorities from residents in relation to being disturbed by noise as a result...
Smith, S., Wood, J., & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise-part 2 - example details. Scottish Building Standards Agency
This document outlines example separating wall and floor construction details which when built correctly should comply with the sound insulation requirements as outlined in th...
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise -part 1 - main report.
Panter, D., Baker, D., Smith, S., Bloodworth, S. & Dunbavin, P. (2007). Submission to Building Regulatory Advisory Committee: 3 year review of Robust Details.
Waters-Fuller, T., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Steel, C. (2005). Neighbour noise: control of noise from laminate and wooden flooring.
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2005). A guide for housing and sound insulation.
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Mackenzie, R. (2004). The development and production of a guide for noise control from laminated and wooden flooring.
This document, produced by the Building Performance Centre at Napier University, was commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations of the Scottish Executive, the Nati...
Smith, S., Wood, J. B., MacKenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2003). The Building Regulations 2000 – amendment of the building regulations to allow robust standard details to be used as an alternative to pre-completion testing.
Smith, S., Wood, J., MacKenzie, R. & Mackenzie, R. (2003). Robust Standard Details for Part E: submitted by request of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Smith, S. (2003). Report to the Building Regulations Advisory committee: RSD project progress report.
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...
Heriot Watt University
Travel grant to fund a research trip, with collaborators at the University of Saskatchewan, to carry out site visits to landfill sites currently undergoing remediation
To provide a detailed review and assessment of current Scottish companies working in offsite sector and review of SG housing infrastructure needs.
This project, in collaboration with key industry expert partners, would investigate using experimental full scale structures and numerical modeling the range of options available for this industry sec...
A joint project to develop thin technology membranes for acoustic and thermal applications in buildings in partnership with Icopal, the world’s largest geo-membrane manufacturer, to develop a suite of...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response during and after emer...
Resilient bars provide cheap, effective sound insulation. They are increasingly popular
in timber floor/...
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure and coastal development together with poor disaster mitigation polici...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
This project aims to decarbonise the Built Environment of Mexico City through Circular Economy, which ...