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Research

The COPSE Project

COincident Probabilistic climate change weather data for a Sustainable built Environment

This project develops sound methods for future climate change data for building designers to use for new buildings and refurbishments that could last to the end of this century.

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/F038194/1

Budget: 
£371,604.00
Project date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008 to Saturday, December 31, 2011

Connections

Person

Prof Geoff Levermore

Research interests: Weather data: for design of buildings, plant and natural ventilation, climate change; Control and modelling: intelligent buildings, low-energy buildings, natural and mixed mode air conditioning; Occupant feedback: related to the interior environment with Overall Liking Score and fingerprint; Lighting perception: related to coloured light sources and daylight in buildings.

Keywords: 
Buildings, Cities, Environment, Weather, Evaluation, Climate, Design, Climate change, Carbon, Ventilation, Technology, Energy efficiency, Green infrastructure, Lighting

Person

Prof Yong Wang

One of the University's growing number of Sustainability Enthusiasts. Find out more about the initiative here.

Yong's main research interests are structural and fire engineering, steel and composite structures and fire protection materials and systems.

Keywords: 
Sustainability enthusiast, Workplace engagement, Engagement, Fire, Thermal energy, Energy supply, Energy, Risk, Buildings, Materials, Impact