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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

Technical Papers

Technical Papers present recent research results and are available for free download. You might also be interested in presentations from our past conferences and seminars. For more information on our research activities, please visit our technical research pages.

PDF icon Tech Paper 1 - Thermal Performance of Traditional Windows [pdf, 1mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 2 - In situ U-value Measurements in Traditional Buildings [pdf, 1.5mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 3 - Energy Modelling Analysis of a Scottish Tenement Flat [pdf, 415kb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 4 -  Energy Modelling in Traditional Scottish Houses [pdf 1mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 5 - Energy Modelling of a Mid 19th Century Villa [pdf, 220kb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 6 -  Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings [pdf, 820kb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 7 - Embodied Carbon in Natural Building Stone in Scotland [pdf, 1mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 8 - Energy Modelling of the Garden Bothy, Dumfries House [pdf, 2mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 9 - Slim-profile double glazing [pdf, 2.5mb]
Excel document   Tech Paper 9 - Slim-profile double glazing - Report 1 spreadsheet [xls, 400kb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 10 - U-values and Traditional Buildings [pdf, 3mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 11 - Scottish Renaissance Interiors [pdf, 4mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 12 - Indoor Environmental Quality in Refurbishment [pdf, 680kb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 13 - Embodied energy consideration for existing buildings [pdf, 1.5mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 14 - Keeping warm in a cooler house [pdf, 2mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 15 - Assessing insulation retrofits with hygrothermal simulations [to be published shortly]
PDF icon Tech Paper 16 - Green Deal Financial Modelling [pdf, 3mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 17 - Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation and Traditional Buildings [pdf, 1mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 18 - Evaluating Energy Modelling for Traditionally Constructed Dwellings [pdf, 2mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 19 - Monitoring Thermal Upgrades to Ten Traditional Properties [pdf, 1.5mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 20 - Slim-profile double-glazing in listed buildings [pdf, 1mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 21 - Data sources for energy performance assessments of historic buildings [pdf, 3mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 22 - Scotstarvit Tower Cottage - a study of infrared electric heating [pdf, 5mb]
PDF icon Tech Paper 23 - Thermal assessment of internal shutters and window film [pdf, 3mb]

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