Results for: 2015

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Introducing the Hab-Lab case studies

Posted by: Laura on December 17 2015 | Tagged: Industry News, Retrofit Scotland News

This project includes the evaluation of 17 residential retrofit case studies which will be completed in three different stages over a 6-month period.

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Bringing empty homes back into use

Posted by: Katy on November 26 2015 | Tagged: Industry News

The majority of the Case Studies featured on the Retrofit Scotland website look at the retrofit and refurbishment of occupied properties. There are however a large number of potential homes in Scotland currently lying empty. Could the process of bringing these back into use represent a great opportunity for the retrofit of substandard housing, ensuring they are occupied for another generation?

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Scottish Historic Buildings Trust

Posted by: Katy on November 23 2015 | Tagged: Retrofit Scotland News

Four new case studies have been published on the Retrofit Scotland website this month, with assistance from Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT). SHBT supported the refurbishment of the four buildings, Strathleven House, The Bo'ness Hippodrome, Law's Close and Blackburn House.

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Thermal Refurbishment Work on an Interwar Period Cottage

Posted by: Katy on October 29 2015 | Tagged: Retrofit Scotland News, New projects

This new Refurbishment Case Study describes the thermal upgrade of a 3 bedroom traditional stone cottage, dating from the inter war period and owned and managed by a private housing trust.

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Traditional Building Repair and Maintenance Training

Posted by: Katy on October 28 2015 | Tagged: Events, Industry News

Historic Environment Scotland are running a traditional building repair and maintenance training events in conjunction with Stirling City Heritage Trust. These events are open to all interested individuals and organisations.

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