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Work Package 1 - Review of construction process

Report
Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2017)
Work Package 1 - Review of construction process. Private, Cala Group Ltd
This report was commissioned by the Product Design Department at Cala Group Ltd (CALA) from the Scottish Energy Centre (review team) to assess current designs and construction...

Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012

Report
Bros Williamson, J. (2017)
Review of actual energy demand and envelope performance of the Housing Innovation Showcase 2012. Edinburgh: Internal (Napier
This document presents a review of four years of delivered energy demand of selected dwellings at the Housing Innovation Showcase (HIS) developed by Kingdom Housing Associatio...

Embodied carbon mitigation and reduction in the built environment – What does the evidence say?

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2016)
Embodied carbon mitigation and reduction in the built environment – What does the evidence say?. Journal of Environmental Management, 181, 687-700. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.08.036
Of all industrial sectors, the built environment puts the most pressure on the natural environment, and in spite of significant efforts the International Energy Agency suggest...

A method to evaluate the life cycle environmental impacts of double skin facades in refurbishments

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., Ip, K. & Oxizidis, S. (2014)
A method to evaluate the life cycle environmental impacts of double skin facades in refurbishments
Refurbishment of existing buildings represents a major challenge for the UK Government to meet the greenhouse gases (GHG) target. Double Skin Façades are one possible solution...

Double skin façade (DSF) technologies for UK office refurbishments: A systemic matchmaking practice

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Piroozfar, P. A. E. (2015)
Double skin façade (DSF) technologies for UK office refurbishments: A systemic matchmaking practice. Structural survey, 33(4/5), 372-406. https://doi.org/10.1108/ss-04-2015-0025
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to establish how UK offices and double skin façade (DSF) technologies can be best matched for refurbishment purposes. Design/methodology/a...

Optimisation of timber platform frame construction

Thesis
Hairstans, R. Optimisation of timber platform frame construction. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6041
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending itself to off-...

Briefing: BS 8001 and the built environment: a review and critique

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2018)
Briefing: BS 8001 and the built environment: a review and critique. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 1-4. doi:10.1680/jensu.17.00067
The BSI has recently published the world’s first standard on the Circular Economy. The standard is intentionally broad and inclusive to suit all types of organisations and pro...

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