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Research Interests

  • Impact of occupant comfort and behaviour on energy use.
  • Renewable energy integration in buildings, communities and micro-grids.
  • Integration of Energy Storage in Low Carbon Buildings and Districts.
  • Future building performance, standards and regulations.
  • Building industry design process and zero defect performance in practice.
  • Building and systems performance simulation.
  • Buildings, systems and controls optimisation.
  • Passive buildings, EU Passivhaus standards.
  • Model Predictive Control of Solar Thermal Systems.
  • Microelectronic systems.

Industrial Relevance

Lecturer in Energy Systems (2010 - present). Registrar for: MSc modules: Energy Systems Analysis, Power Plant Systems, Nuclear Power; and 3rd Year Environmental Engineering Science.

Member of 2007 and 2013 Scot Gov Expert Panel which produced 'A Low Carbon Building Standards Strategy for Scotland'.

Board member of UK Passivhaus Trust 2012 - 2016.

IEA ECES Annex 31 task leader: 'Modelling of Storage for Optimisation and Automation of Low Carbon Buildings and Systems' (2013-2018)

Director of Scot Gov funded SESG Knowledge Exchange project (2009 - 2012). Developed and delivered numerous CPD events including accreditation Exams for Institute of Housing, Incorporation of Scottish Architects, Buildings Professionals.

Research Fellow (2006 - 2009) Science and Innovations Award. Projects: Scot Gov Scottish Energy Rating Tool, EU Certified Passive House Designer, EPSRC Building Market Transformation, EPSRC Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings.

Certified Passive House Designer and Trainer.

PhD researcher 'Strategies for Low Carbon Buildings' (2004-2006).

Staff Manager, Engineering Manager, New Technology Manager and Technologist at Motorola UK and USA (1983-2003).

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Advanced buildings and building systems
  • Comfort and behaviour of people in buildings
  • Smart sustainable communities
  • Low and zero carbon technologies
  • Integration of Storage in Low Carbon Buildings and Districts
  • Design support, performance analysis, modelling, monitoring and POE
  • Renewables
  • Building regulations
  • Ecovillages
  • Passive House Design
  • Energy Systems

Academic / Professional qualifications

PhD Thesis: Strategies for low carbon buildings: Assessment of design options and translation of design intent into performance in practice. University of Strathclyde, 2013.
MSc: Energy Systems and the Environment. Thesis: Sustainable Housing. University of Strathclyde. 2004.
MSc: Design and Manufacture of Microelectronic Systems. Thesis: Realistic worsts cast parameter sets for circuit simulation. University of Edinburgh. 1986.
BSc Hons. Applied Physics. University of Strathclyde. 1983.

Keywords

  • Energy efficiency, energy optimisation, energy modelling, demand side management, renewable energy, hybrid energy systems.
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy System Modelling
  • Modelling Softwares and Tools

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Projects 2010 2020

Impact Acceleration Account - University of Strathclyde 2017 / R170483-103

Tuohy, P. G.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)

1/04/1731/03/20

Project: Research - Internally AllocatedResearch (Internally Allocated)

Liquid crystal displays
Carbon
Hot Temperature
Water tanks
Thermal energy

Research Output 2005 2018

2 Citations
Open Access
File
demand-side management
energy
Planning
planning
demand
2 Citations

Assessing domestic heat storage requirements for energy flexibility over varying timescales

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawkes, A., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., Manuela Marinho de Castro, M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A., Strachan, P. & Tuohy, P., 25 May 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 136, p. 602-616 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Heat storage
Time Scales
Heat
Flexibility
Requirements

Thesis

Air source heat pump modelling for dynamic building simulation tools based on standard test data

Author: Baster, M. E., 1 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Tuohy, P. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Building 'in' tenant energy performance : a new method of benchmarking variations in patterns of use by building tenure

Author: Morton, E. M., 1 Apr 2014

Supervisor: Tuohy, P. G. (Supervisor) & Clarke, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Participation in conference

Social Innovation Systems for Building Resilient Communities

Dimitrijevic, B. (Chair), Horgan, D. (Speaker), Rogerson, R. (Speaker), Tuohy, P. G. (Speaker), Kennedy, A. (Speaker)
16 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference