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FEASIBILITY STUDIES

Feasibility studies on sustainable building design and refurbishment

This award scheme is now closed as the planned budget has been allocated for 50 studies. 

Please access Webcasts section to see video recordings of webinars presenting the outcomes of completed studies.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS


FS01Hybrid Solar Thermal Mass System Development
 Category: Design
 Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Tenants First Housing Co-operative
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS03Development of Post Occupancy Evaluation for evaluation of innovative low carbon social housing projects
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with John Gilbert Architects
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS04Embedding simplified post occupancy evaluation within the design process
 Category: Performance
 University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with Page/Park Architects
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS05Novel Solar Thermal Collector Design
 Category: Design
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with AES Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |
 
FS06Tenament Flat Carbon Reduction Shopping List
 Category: Refurbishment
 University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with Holmes Partnership
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS07Upgrade Strategy Development for Garrioch Residents Association
 Category: Refurbishment
 University of Strathclyde in collaboration with Collective Architecture
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS08Assessment and Application of Zero Carbon Building in Scotland
 Category: Design
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with IES Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS11Tarryholme Sustainable Housing Project, Irvine
 Category: Decision making
 University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with Assist Design
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS13Solar-Wall systems for domestic heating: an affordable solution for fuel poverty
 Category: Refurbishment
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with Changeworks
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS15An Investigation of the Adoption of Low-Carbon Technologies by Scottish Housing Associations
 Category: Decision making
 Robert Gordon University in collaboration with Anderson Bell and Christie
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS17Assessing the energy impact of different strategies of integrating PV/Thermal Heat Recovery systems in Scottish homes
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with RobertRyan Timber Engineering Limited
 |  Article available  |
 
FS20Application of a low cost wireless sensor network
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with AppleGreen Homes
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS22Assessing the environment and energy impact of occupant behaviour
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art, Robert Gordon University in collaboration with Fyne Initiatives
 |  Article available  |
 
FS24Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls
 Category: Refurbishment
 Robert Gordon University in collaboration with Craigie Levie
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS25Investigating New Markets for Recycled Plasterboard
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with First Option Service Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS26Optimization of economic, environmental and energy savings in buildings
 Category: Decision making
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Eurocapita Investment Group
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS27Developing a template for quick start user guides
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with The Property Log Book Company Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS28Tool to Calibrate Cost Effectiveness of Energy Effciency
 Category: Decision making
 Glasgow School of Art and University of Sheffield in collaboration with NRGSTYLE Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS29Energy Efficiency Improvements in Tenements
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Lanarkshire Housing Association
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS30Retrofitting Solar Photovoltaic Panels in Existing Housing Stock
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Easthall Park Housing Co-operative Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS31Retrofitting Solar Photovoltaic Panels in Existing Housing Stock
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Malcolm Homes Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS32Benefits and options for retrofit of an 18th century traditional Scottish house using the Passive House standard
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with SA Estates
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS33Assessment on the choice of a renewable energy source for office and warehouse facility
 Category: Decision making
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Re-Tek UK Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS34Retrofitting Solar Photovoltaic Panels in Existing Housing Stock
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Port of Leith Housing Association
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS35Retrofitting Solar Photovoltaic Panels in Existing Housing Stock
 Category: Refurbishment
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Fairfield Housing Co-operative
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS36Renewable Energy from PV Lamp Posts by direct delivery into the National Grid
 Category: Planning
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with Grid Post Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS37Ecotrip Heating Control Field Trial
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with Corrour Concepts LLP
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS38The Gap between Design and Build: Construction compliance towards 2020
 Category: Performance
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with The Morrison Partnership
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS39PassivTen: Refurbishment of tenement properties in East End of Glasgow to Passivhaus standard
 Category: Refurbishment
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with Milnbank Housing Association
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS40BIPV/T modular roof development for zero-energy prefabricated housing production
 Category: Design
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with Powerwall Systems Ltd
 |  Article available  |
 
FS41Control algorithms for optimal operation for a solar-wall system for domestic buildings
 Category: Performance
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with Invisible Heating Systems Ltd
 |  Article available  |
 
FS42Co-heating test for Alternative Refurbishment Strategy on Hard to treat House on Uist
 Category: Refurbishment
 Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with Locate Architects
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS43Achieving Higher Heat Pump COP through the use of roof-top thermal solar collectors
 Category: Performance
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with European Energy Centre
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS44Monitoring building fabric and internal environmental behaviour of a recently insulated historic building
 Category: Performance
 Robert Gordon University in collaboration with Kishorn Developments
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS46Performance of a balanced MVHR system as an extractor of roof-integrated PV heated air
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with Sigma EPD Ltd
 |  Article available  |
 
FS47Assynt Foundation Estate Masterplan
 Category: Design
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with The Assynt Foundation
 |    Final Report available  |
 
FS48Physical and metaphysical impacts of a roof mounted wind turbine
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with Renewable Devices Ltd
 |  Article available  |
 
FS49Sustainable BIM-driven post-occupancy evaluation for buildings
 Category: Performance
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with Wylie Shanks Architects
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS50Reduction and Eradication of Fuel Poverty via Renewable Energy Technologies
 Category: Decision making
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Solas Scotland
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS51Developing a Process to improve productivity and competitiveness
 Category: Performance
 University of Dundee in collaboration with Pert Bruce Construction
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS52The use of cross laminated timber in high density affordable housing
 Category: Design
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Artel Associates
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS53Communication strategies to minimise water consumption in social housing
 Category: Performance
 Heriot Watt University in collaboration with Home Log Book Solutions Ltd
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS54Developing robust details for roof upgrade
 Category: Design
 University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with Grigor Mitchell Architect Limited
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS56Embedding Post Occupancy Evaluation into Practice
 Category: Performance
 Glasgow School of Art in collaboration with Kraft Architecture
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS57A Study to embed sustainability into BIM
 Category: Decision making
 University of Dundee in collaboration with ProCenseo Limited
 |  Article available  |
 
FS58Thermal and condensation analysis of a typical solid wall in a hard to treat property during a before and after refurbishment intervention
 Category: Performance
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with BCA Insulation
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS59Options Appraisal Tool for Architects (OATA)
 Category: Decision making
 University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with NORD Architecture
 |  Article available  |  Final Report available  |
 
FS60Sustainability and energy efficiency of three new build dwellings in Aberdour
 Category: Performance
 Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with Finex Joinery
 |  Article available  |  Webcast/webinar available  |  Final Report available  |
 

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