University of Bath

Masters dissertations

MSc Architectural Engineering: Environmental Design

An Assessment of the Modelling Quality for Compliance with BANES' Sustainable Construction Checklist and its Influence on the Design Gap

Leonardo Lania Machado Pereira, 2019

Optimizing energy performance of office buildings in Pakistan & assessing associated cost & emission reductions while maintaining occupant comfort

Muhammad Talal Hayat, 2019

Thermal Comfort Optimisation of Mid-term Shelters in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh: overheating assessment and sensitivities of design specifications

Shiwen Wang, 2019

Develop a personal thermal comfort model in naturally ventilated buildings and an outlook on the problems of future experiments in dynamic environments

Yitong Wang, 2019

Assessing the Efficacy of Local Planning Legislations: BANES SCC SPD

Masa Samra, 2019

The development & validation of a Simplified Guide to PHPP use in early stage design of residential PassivHaus buildings in the UK

Kimberley Mason, 2019

Investigating impacts of window opening on adaptive thermal comfort in nature ventilated offices in UK

Shiyue Dong, 2019

OPERATIONAL ENERGY SAVING POTENTIAL OF A TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE: THE CASE OF JORDAN

Deema Yacoub, 2019

IMPACT OF BUILDING THERMAL ENVELOPE ON PEAK LOAD IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS FOR DIFFERENT CLIMATIC ZONES OF INDIA

Pallavi Bhallamudi, 2018

Optimising Year-round Energy Performance and Thermal Comfort in the High-rise Apartment Dwellings of Northern China

Ben Qi, 2018

Balancing Thermal & Acoustic Comfort In UK Primary Schools: A Modelled Approach

Max Reynolds, 2018

Does Prefabrication Lower the Material Use and Life-cycle Carbon Emission of Low-energy Buildings: Comparisons of Two Case Studies in China?

Cong Wu, 2018

Optimising the balance of embodied and operational energy performance of a PassivHaus through the use of natural materials

Jiayun Tong, 2018

Standard of standards: Moisture Buffering with Simultaneous Indoor RH and Temperature Variation

Kiyomi Lim, 2018

Does the newly published humidity adjusted adaptive thermal comfort model better predict true thermal comfort than current standards?

Anisha Mathew, 2018

The application of Passive House design in transitional refugee shelters under hot climates

Zhaoyan Tang, 2018

The impact of urban form on UHI effect and building energy consumption

Aiwei Sun, 2018

USE OF NATURAL BUILDING MATERIALS TO REDUCE EMBODIED CARBON IN OFFICE BUILDINGS IN THE UK

Shaily Saraf, 2018

A Dynamic Simulation Research of Evaluating Thermal Comfort in A Naturally Ventilated Office under Various Local Climate Conditions in Colombia

Jiawen Luo, 2018

comparison between smart window and conventional shading devices

Yuan Gao, 2018

Evaluating Cost-effectiveness of Optimal PV Designs on Domestic Buildings in Zhejiang, China

Lei Yao, 2018

Adapting lessons from the vernacular to modern building design in Colombia

Yang Tian, 2018

Evaluating the sociological constraints hindering the adaptation of earth construction in Nigerias Developing Cities. A case study in Abuja

Hauwa'U Abubakar, 2018

Identifying the effects of different visualisation methods in obtaining better user participation in a participatory design workshop

Zeinab Elamin, 2018

A numerical approach to predict indoor temperatures: A case study of refugee shelters in Hitsats, Ethiopia

Zu Wang, 2018

Exchange of simplified building geometry data to reduce computer-modelling times in building performance softwares for validating early stage design decisions

Sujitesh, 2018

Reduce Passivhaus lifecycle carbon emission by reducing its insulation thickness

Dongwei Pan, 2018

Plot Reconfiguration for Summer Thermal Comfort Optimisation of T-Shelters in Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan

Bingjie Yang, 2018

Energy saving potentials of phase change materials (PCMs) applied to office buildings in India

Yuting Zhu, 2018

Can modular constructions form a sustainable and viable solution to the housing crisis in Denmark?

Iraklis Stivachtaris, 2018

Impact of Building Fabric on indoor temperatures and Energy Consumption in High-rise Condominiums in Bangkok, Thailand

Nattha Soontawnkrut, 2018

The effects of indoor environment quality on occupant health, comfort and productivity in a naturally ventilated UK office

Weijie Liu, 2018

Evaluating the impact on energy consumption by varying the proportion of naturally ventilated space in change-over mixed-mode office buildings in the UK

Sharon Vaz, 2017

Passivhaus design strategies for public buildings inselected climatic zones in China

Yanqi Li, 2017

THE IMPACT OFBUILDING ENVELOPE RETROFIT ON HEATING AND COOLING DEMAND OF MULTI-STORY RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN DIFFERENT CLIMATES IN CHINA

Tongfei Liu, 2017

A review to evaluate feasibility of Geo-exchange cooling for multi-storey residential buildings in India.

Greesha Ravi, 2017

Life-cycle energy and carbon balance from atria in new-built non-domestic buildings

Ruicong Qiu, 2017

Glazing or shading: a holistic lifecycle approach to select cost-effective solutions for reducing energy consumption of medium-rise office buildings

Juliette Lefebvre, 2017

The Potential of Reducing Electricity Consumption on Office Building in Cold Zone of China

Ming Yang, 2017

Optimising a shading device to reduce overheating and cooling energy demand, while maintaining sufficient daylighting, in apartments in Cyprus

Nicoletta Andreou, 2017

Rebuild or retro-fit: a lifecycle analysis for dwellingsin the UK

Gregory Sewell, 2017

Does Increased Ventilation Improve the Indoor Air Quality in Primary School Classrooms?

Kezia Needham, 2017

EVALUATION OF NATURAL VENTILATION STRATEGIES FOR HIGH-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN SOUTHERN CHINA

Sibo Zhang, 2016

Investigation of non-visual effect of light in North-east China

Yingfei Wang, 2016

Effects of moderate thermal stress on physiological responses, especially salivary cortisol level, and task performance

Menglei Zhang, 2016

Can night ventilation enhance the performance in office building in China?

Yue Yuan, 2016

The Calculation of the Heat Loss Parameter, to identify the Performance gap in Retrofitted Dwellings in Exeter

Joseph Alenchery, 2016

Evaluating the performance and adaptability of ventilated double skin faade (DSF) of high-rise commercial buildings in southeast China

Xiao Shi, 2016

FEASIBILITY STUDYOF PLA FIBREAS THERMAL INSULATIONFOR BUILDINGSIN EUROPE

David Valdez Rangel, 2015

Does improving the building fabric increase the risk of overheating in mid-terrace dwellings in the UK?

Daniel Fosas De Pando, 2015

IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON ENERGY DEMAND FOR SPACE HEATING AND COOLING IN DOMESTIC BUILDINGS IN CYPRUS

Maria Achilleos, 2015

Evaluating the impact of Modelling Literacy On The Performance Gap In The UK

Salah Imam, 2015

Guideline for Selecting and Sizing Shading Devices for Office Buildings in Hot Summer Cold Winter Climate Zone in China

Lu Tao, 2015

Optimal passive design strategies for low- cost domestic building in Tropical wet and dry climate

Juan Carlos Fornino, 2015

Routes to Low Energy Dwellings in Seychelles :Passive Solar Design vs PassivHaus

Tania Furneau, 2015

Evaluating the impact of workmanship on the fabric performance gap in Greece

Iakovos Zarifis, 2015

The Applicability of Low-Energy Ventilation Strategies in Healthcare Buildings in Turkey

Ceren Kolan, 2015

Design principles to achieve optimised daylight & energy consumption for high rise apartment buildings in hot-dry climate

Mabel Abraham, 2015

Design to avoid overheating in high-rise dense city based apartments

Bachir Nebia, 2015

Identifying barriers to the use of natural building materials in mainstream construction in Ireland

Caelan Bristow, 2015