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The Centre has an active interest in delivering bespoke consultancy to a range of industry clients. Particular areas of interest include:

  • Allergen monitoring
    To provide an evaluation of biological (e.g. house-dust mites, fungi and cockroaches) causes of air quality and health-related problems.
    Contact Colin Hunter (Colin.Hunter@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Climate Change
    To evaluate the impacts of climate change on buildings and the construction industry.
    Contact Mark Phillipson (Mark.Phillipson@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Condensation risk assessments
    To help owners, occupiers, and designers identify inherent condensation risks within buildings and identify viable and effective solutions.
    Contact Chris Sanders (c.h.sanders@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Environmental Modelling
    To evaluate internal comfort conditions and evaluate the benefits of building refurbishment.
    Contact Chris Sanders (c.h.sanders@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Insitu measurement of the performance of thermal performance
  • Integration of Renewable Energy Systems
    The team have various interests in a range of building integrated renewable energy sources. Assessment services can be offered to clients to evaluate the long term performance and identify the benefits actually realised.
    Contact Paul Baker (Paul.Baker@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Small Scale Air-Tightness Testing
    To demonstrate compliance with best practice in construction and reduce unnecessary heat loss.
    Contact Paul Baker (Paul.Baker@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Surface colonisation
    The Centre has interests in understanding the development of biological growths on constructional materials and building surfaces leading to the development of effective preventive and remedial strategies.
    Contact Colin Hunter (Colin.Hunter@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.
  • Thermal Bridge Modelling
    To help designers and clients achieve compliance with Building Regulation requirements for thermal performance.
    Contact Mark Phillipson (Mark.Phillipson@gcal.ac.uk) for more information.

For further information about any of the above services please contact the centre (Tel: 0141 331 8821 Fax: 0141 331 3690).