Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
Guide to Energy Retrofit of Traditional Buildings
This guide looks into the thermal retrofit of traditional buildings to improve their energy performance, through a range of fabric improvements measures to different elements of a structure.
Technical Paper 01
Thermal Performance of Traditional Windows
Research from testing the thermal performance of traditional sash and case windows.
Technical Paper 02
In-Situ U-Value Measurements in Traditional Buildings - Preliminary Results
Results of in-situ U-valve measurements of various solid stonewalls in five traditional Scottish buildings.
Technical Paper 03
Energy Modelling Analysis of a Traditionally Built Scottish Tenement Flat
A report on four different energy modelling methodologies in relation to a traditional tenement flat.
Technical Paper 04
Energy Modelling in Traditional Scottish Houses
A paper looking at energy modelling for three typical traditionally built dwellings in Scotland.
Technical Paper 05
Energy Modelling of a Mid 19th Century Villa - Baseline performance and improvement options
A summary assessment of a traditional villa's energy performance and internal comfort conditions.
Technical Paper 06
Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings
A scoping study on indoor air quality and efficiency in traditional buildings.
Technical Paper 07
Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland
A paper looking at the embodied energy aspects associated with the procurement of building stone.