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  • Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046, 2015-06-14)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. Energy procedia [online], 78: Proceedings of the 6th international building physics conference (IBPC 2015), 14-17 June 2015, Torino, Italy, pages 639-644. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046
    Due to the relevance of the internal boundary conditions and the lack of specific data for the Scottish context, an exploration of the internal environment of traditional dwellings is needed. In this study the indoor climate ...
  • Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Scott, Jonathan R.; Taylor, Bruce J. (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BENNADJI, A., SCOTT, J. and TAYLOR, B., 2009. Energy conservation improvement of the existing building park, constraints and challenges: case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 3.2.6
    The increase in energy price has sparked a debate in the UK as to what would be the best way to address this problem. The British Prime Minister gave a straightforward and radical answer, suggesting that, existing ...
  • Engineering assessment made easy: the 'Energysave' approach. 

    Bouchlagem, N. M.; Holmes, M.; Loveday, D.; Bennadji, Amar (Univesity of Salford, School of the Built Environment, 2005)
    BOUCHLAGHEM, N. M., HOLMES, M., LOVEDAY, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2005. Engineering assessment made easy: the ‘Energysave’ approach. In: nD modelling roadmap: a vision for nD-enabled construction. Salford: University of Salford, School of the Built Environment. pp. 62-69.
    Whilst naturally ventilated buildings are currently considered to be the ideal solution to low energy design there remain a large proportion of buildings for which air conditioning offers the only practical solution. This ...
  • The engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. 

    Bouchlaghem, N. B.; Holmes, M.; Loveday, D.; Bennadji, Amar (ITcon.org http://www.itcon.org/data/works/att/2005_3.content.04818.pdf, 2005-04)
    BOUCHLAGHEM, N. B., HOLMES, M., LOVEDAY, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2005. The engineering dimension of nD modelling: performance assessment at conceptual design stage. ITcon Vol. 10, Special Issue From 3D to nD modelling , pg. 17-25.
    Whilst naturally ventilated buildings are currently considered to be the ideal solution to low energy design there remain a large proportion of buildings for which air conditioning offers the only practical solution. The ...
  • Environmental assessment of energy efficiency improvements in historic buildings: solid wall insulation. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Robert Gordon University. http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2014. Environmental assessment of energy efficiency improvements in historic buildings: solid wall insulation. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 3-12.
    Since the elaboration of the Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities in 2007, energy retrofit has become one of the priorities for the European Union. However, to achieve a sustainable development of the built ...
  • The impact of digitalisation on the management role of architectural technology. 

    Harty, James (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, 2012-05)
    Building information modelling (BIM) is not only an authoring tool for architects and engineers, but also an analysis tool for all stakeholders in the supply chain procurement process. Analysis tools such as the code ...
  • The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. 

    Buda, Gerard; Taylor, Bruce J.; Bennadji, Amar (Henry Stewart Publications., 2013)
    BUDA, G., TAYLOR, B. and BENNADJI, A., 2013. The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, 2 (1), pp. 36-43.
    Traditional buildings constructed of solid granite walling that have timber framing with lath and plaster internal finish are not thermally efficient when compared with modern constructions. They are also termed ‘hard-to-treat’ ...
  • Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Aoul, Kheira Tabet (Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. http://www.plea2009.arc.ulaval.ca/En/Proceedings.html, 2009-06)
    BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and AOUL, K. T., 2009. Towards an occupant based conceptual model: case of the natural luminous ambience. In: C.M.H. DEMERS and A. POTVIN, eds. Architecture, Energy and the Occupant’s Perspective: Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA 2009) 22-24 June 2009. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de l’Universite Laval. Pp. 2.1.07
    Dealing with thoughts based on the ambience notion, the present research work makes for a contribution consisting on the development of an occupant based model for the natural luminous ambience. One of the ambience notion ...
  • Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (ENHR http://www.enhr2014.com/, 2014-07)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A., 2014. Understanding the influence of occupants’ behaviour on the hygrothermal performance of insulated solid walls in traditional housing. In: Proceedings of ENHR 2014. [online] 1-4 July 2014. Delft: ENHR. Available from: http://www.enhr2014.com/ [Accessed 20 May 2015]
    Residential buildings in the UK consume around 28% of total final energy use. Therefore, in order to achieve the CO2 and fuel poverty reduction targets set by the Scottish government, it will be necessary to improve the ...
  • Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8150-7.ch010, 2015)
    BENNADJI, A., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2015. Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. In: C. N. SILVA, ed. Emerging issues, challenges, and opportunities in urban e-planning. Pp. 210-229.
    The aim of the research described in this chapter is to explore the use of intelligent virtual transport modelling within the context of a case study involving the development of a university estate. Through the application ...