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This introduction is for a book which presents innovations for sustainable building design and refurbishment developed and tested through feasibility studies undertaken by researchers at Scottish universities in collaboration with small to medium size enterprises in Scotland during the ‘CIC Start Online’ project that ran from September 2009 to February 2013. The project was led by Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow School of Art, Heriot-Watt University, the Robert Gordon University, University of Edinburgh and the University of Strathclyde Glasgow. The book includes chapters on Context and Policies, Planning, Building Design, Technologies, Construction, Refurbishment and Performance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovations for Sustainable Building Design and Refurbishment in Scotland
Subtitle of host publicationCIC Start Online Outputs
EditorsB. Dimitrijevic
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameGreen Energy and Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISSN (Print)1865-3529



  • energy effciency
  • sustainable building design
  • sustainable refurbishments

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Dimitrijevic, B. (2013). Introduction. In B. Dimitrijevic (Ed.), Innovations for Sustainable Building Design and Refurbishment in Scotland: CIC Start Online Outputs (pp. 1-9). (Green Energy and Technology).