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Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland.
With the current aim for a low carbon economy in Scotland, it becomes imperative to ensure that there are adequate workforce skills available to support meeting this aspiration. As such, the Scottish Government has developed ...
How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver.
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2013-07)
Purpose - This paper concerns the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, which survived the threat of major internal demolition and rebuilding during the 1960s and early 1970s. The building has subsequently undergone significant ...
Exploring the adoption of low carbon technologies by Scottish housing associations.
(Oxford University Press, 2011-12)
Housing associations (HAs) are responsible for building and managing approximately one-third of affordable homes in Scotland. The adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) by HAs presents an area that could potentially ...
The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland.
(Palgrave MacMillan Journals., 2010)
Through the study of a project completed in 2009, this article seeks to determine what barriers can be encountered by homeowners when trying to improve the performance of older properties with regard to energy use and CO2 ...