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1 Edinburgh Napier University Institute for Sustainable Construction (ISC)

2 Edinburgh Napier University Institute for Sustainable Construction (ISC) Awarded to Edinburgh Napier University for ISC Research & Knowledge Transfer involving “Innovative Housing Construction - for environmental benefit and quality of life”

3 ISC – Directors and Heads of Centres Building Performance Centre (BPC) Centre for Regeneration & Re-Use of Buildings (CRRB) Centre for Geotechnics (CG) Centre for Sustainable Communities (CSC) Centre for Offsite Construction & Innovative Structures (COCIS) Scottish Energy Centre (SEC) Richard Mackenzie (BPC - Director) Dr John McDougall (CG - Head of Centre) Prof Mark Deakin (CSC - Head of Centre) John Currie (SEC - Head of Centre) Dr Robert Hairstans (COCIS - Head of Centre) Frazer Hay (CRRB - Head of Centre) INSTITUTE for SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION Prof Sean Smith Institute Director Supporting Roles (tbc) ISC

4 UK Leading Test Facilities “Hangar 17” Developed in Partnership (ISC with BPAC) (Building Performance Assessment Centre) UK’s leading test facility for new construction products Specialist racking test equipment Large beam testing rig Small beam testing rigs and puncture/impact assessment rigs 10 test apartment rooms 2 large prototype test bays Timber conditioning chambers Staff research office ISC

5 Timber conditioning rooms Large structure bending rig Racking rig for frame MMC systems ToiletsOffices Masonry & Concrete Apartment Structure (6 rooms) Timber frame Apartment Structure (4 rooms) Prototype Build ONE Prototype Build TWO TRUCK / CRANE ACCESS BPAC “HANGAR 17” - layout ISC

6 Blockwork Apartment Test Buildings (BPAC) ISC

7 Timber Frame Apartment Test Buildings

8 Edinburgh Napier University Institute for Sustainable Construction (ISC) Awarded to Edinburgh Napier University for ISC Research & Knowledge Transfer involving “Innovative Housing Construction - for environmental benefit and quality of life”


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