Resources

Research, reports, guides, maps, advice sheets, environmental research, company information and case studies from across all areas of our work to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, fuel poverty and waste.

Historic Scotland Technical Paper 20: Slim Profile Double-glazing in Listed Buildings: Re Measuring the Thermal Performance

Research

A follow up to the Changeworks led pilot project Double Glazing in Listed Building, 2010 that remeasures and reports on the thermal performance of double glazing units installed (2013).

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Historic Scotland Technical Paper 17: Green Deal Energy Company Obligation and Traditional Buildings

Research

A reworking of the earlier material presented in Technical Paper 16 which seeks to futher update homeowners and building professionals on some of the considerations when planning Green Deal measures in older buildings (2013).

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Historic_Scotland Technical Paper 16: Green Deal Financial Modelling of a Traditional Cottage and Tenement Flat

Research

Research findings from two separate financial modelling exercises reviewing Green Deal and ECO and undertaken on different traditional property types; a detached rural cottage and an urban tenement flat (2012).

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Historic Scotland Technical Paper 9: Slim Profile Double Glazing 

Research

Three research reports presenting the results and analysis of studies on the thermal performance and embodied energy of slim-profile double glazing (2010).

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Historic Scotland Technical Paper 8: Energy Modelling of the Garden Bothy Dumfries House

Research

A report covering pre- and post-improvement energy performance data and analysis for the Dumfries House Garden Bothy, an unoccupied 19th-century stone building in Ayrshire (2010).

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Historic Scotland Technical Paper 3: Energy Modelling Analysis of a Traditionally Built Scottish Tenement Flat 

Research

Energy modelling analysis of a traditionally built Scottish tenement flat Changeworks using four different energy-modelling methodologies (2008).

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Renewable Heritage: A guide to microgeneration in traditional and historic homes

Publications

This comprehensive guide encourages and facilitates a reduction in fossil fuel use in traditional and historic homes through the integration of renewable energy systems (2009).

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Energy Heritage: A guide to improving energy efficiency in traditional and historic homes

Publications

This comprehensive guide encourages and facilitates energy efficiency improvements in traditional and historic homes across the UK (2008).

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Green Deal and Communities Event Report

Reports

Report from two facilitated half day events for community groups wishing to better understand the Green Deal and the opportunties (and threats) that might be realised following its 2012 launch (2011).

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Double Glazing in Listed Building

Research

This report provides the results and analysis of a research and demonstration project that involved fitting bespoke, slim-profile double-glazing units into category ‘A’ and ‘B’ listed buildings in Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns, both of which are conservation areas and form a UNESCO World Heritage Site (2010).

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