Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
Short Guide: Maintaining Your Home
Short Guide 9
Maintenance advice for homeowners and those responsible for the maintenance of traditional buildings.
Short Guide: Scottish Traditional Shopfronts
Short Guide 12
Information on traditional shopfronts, and their relationships with towns and cities.
Short Guide: Sash and Case Windows
A short guide for homeowners
Information regarding the maintenance and repair of sash and case windows.
Short Guide: Traditional Scottish Brickwork
Short Guide 7
An introduction to the maintenance of traditional Scottish brick structures.
Short Guide: Thermal Imaging in the Historic Environment
Short Guide 10
This guide explains what thermography is.
Short Guide: Fabric Improvements for Energy Efficiency
Short Guide 1
A series of practical solutions to improving energy efficiency in traditional and historic buildings.
Short Guide: Micro-Renewables in the Historic Environment
Short Guide 8
Information on the use of micro-renewables in the historic environment.
Short Guide: Climate Change Adaptation for Traditional Buildings
Short Guide 11
The key aspects of the exterior of a traditional building and considers how these can be improved or adapted to increase a building’s resilience to extreme weather events caused by climate change.