Alasdair Reid
Alasdair Reid

Mr Alasdair Reid BSc (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, FHEA, MRICS

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Biography

Alasdair is a researcher specialising in sustainable urban development. Since joining ENU, he has been involved in several high profile research projects (including SURegen, CLUE, EXPGOV, Smart Accelerator, Online S3) and his research activities have culminated in the publication of numerous academic papers, books, book chapters, white papers, conference papers, consultancy reports and online literature. Alasdair is also a lecturer within the School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment, teaching primarily on the Real Estate programmes.

Alasdair holds a first class honours degree in Real Estate Management (RICS accredited), a masters degree in City Planning and Regeneration (RTPI accredited) and a Pg Cert in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Practice in Higher Education. He is a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor (MRICS) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research Areas

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Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor (MRICS)

 

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31 results

Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK

Conference Proceeding
Bros-Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A., & Gravrand, D. (2016)
Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS Conference Proceedings
Scotland is currently increasing its housing stock at a rate of less than 1% per year. With 174,000 households registered on local authority waiting lists for new or improved ...

Energy Behaviour Change by Coloured In-Home Display

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Reid, A., Bros-Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2016)
Energy Behaviour Change by Coloured In-Home Display. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS: Conference Proceedings
It is estimated that by 2020 some 53 million, next-generation gas and electricity meters, commonly known as ‘smart meters’, will be installed in approximately 30 million homes...

Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement.

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
Conservation of a historic building through sympathetic thermal enhancement. In Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIV, (633-642). https://doi.org/10.2495/STR150531
This paper documents research undertaken by the Scottish Energy Centre at Edinburgh Napier University to refurbish a historic library building by means of thermal improvements...

Improving the thermal performance of ‘hard-to-treat’ historic buildings in Edinburgh’s new town.

Journal Article
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
Improving the thermal performance of ‘hard-to-treat’ historic buildings in Edinburgh’s new town. Anales de Edificación, 1,
This paper documents an innovative partnership project between Historic Scotland, the Scottish Energy Centre at Edinburgh Napier University and Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Ass...

The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings.

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings. In W. F. Florez-Escobar, C. A. Brebbia, F. Chejne, & F. Mondragon (Eds.), Energy and Sustainability VI, (317-326). https://doi.org/10.2495/ESUS150271
This paper documents research undertaken to evaluate the thermal transmittance of building elements – walls, windows and ceilings – both before and after the addition of insul...

Demonstrating How Urban Morphology Matters: Reaching Beyond the Geometry of Building Design, Construction Systems and Occupational Behaviours and Towards Broader Context-Specific Transformations.

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Campbell, F. H. (2013)
Demonstrating How Urban Morphology Matters: Reaching Beyond the Geometry of Building Design, Construction Systems and Occupational Behaviours and Towards Broader Context-Specific Transformations. Environmental management and sustainable development, 2, 101. https://doi.org/10.5296/emsd.v2i2.4307
Recent studies of urban morphology, suggest the design, layout and texture of district centres, neighbourhoods and buildings have as much a bearing on levels of energy consump...

Sustainable urban development: Use of the environmental assessment methods

Journal Article
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2014)
Sustainable urban development: Use of the environmental assessment methods. Sustainable Cities and Society, 10, 39-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2013.04.002
The need to protect the environment from the wanton ecological destruction of unfettered economic growth and conspicuous consumption is unquestionable. What is still in questi...

The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Campbell, F. H. (2012)
The mass-retrofitting of an energy efficient low carbon dioxide zone. Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, 165, 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1680/ener.12.00004
This paper offers a case-study analysis of a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon dioxide emissions by way of and through what has b...

The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Campbell, F. H., & Reid, A. (2012)
The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme. Energy Policy, 45, 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.019
This paper examines a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon emissions by way of and through what has been termed: “an active and inte...

Exploring Emerging ICT-enabled Governance Models in European Cities.

Report
Misuraca, G., Reid, A. & Deakin, M. (2011)
Exploring Emerging ICT-enabled Governance Models in European Cities.
This report presents the findings of a mapping survey conducted by IPTS in collaboration with EUROCITIES as part of an exploratory research project on emerging ICT-enabled gov...