Low energy buildings
Low energy buildings are essential for a zero-carbon future. Our research ranges from the design of new high-performance buildings to the refurbishment of the existing building stock; and from hospitals and offices to houses and flats.
Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy via Leeds Beckett University. A research project to demonstrate the energy-saving potential and risk from taking a whole-house approach to retrofit. In collaboration with Leeds Beckett University, Salford University and Lucideon.
Developing new methods for moisture risk assessment.
Find out more here.
Understanding the hot-water consumption and the implications and system design in future delivery using low-carbon heat technologies.
Investigating the design and delivery of economical and practical strategies for the adaptation of the NHS building stock to increase its resilience to climate change whilst meeting carbon reduction goals and performance requirements.
Understanding the contingencies of everyday living and the impact on energy use and demand reduction potential.
Find out more about LEEDR here.
This RCUK-funded multi-partner project investigated a range of technologies for reducing residential energy consumption considering user acceptance and appeal.
Find out more about CALEBRE here.
A collaborative project with Tesco to develop a mixed reality development platform for co-creating energy-efficient retail spaces.
A three-year project addressing the pros and cons of large eddy simulation for modelling large, non-domestic buildings.
Professor Kevin Lomas
Kevin is a building physicist with over 35 years of experience in building energy and environment research and low-energy building consultancy. He has secured 35 research grants, published over 140 refereed publications and supervised 40 PhD students.