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Researcher: Dewsbury, M (Dr Mark Dewsbury)

Research Fields

Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
Building Science and Techniques
Architectural Design
Architecture
Timber, Pulp and Paper
Environment and Resource Economics
Allergy
Architectural Heritage and Conservation

Research Impact

Residential Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Residential Construction Design
Environmentally Sustainable Construction
Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Residential Construction Processes
Commercial Construction Design
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Construction Activities
Education and Training Systems
Civil Construction Design
Timber Materials
Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Immune System and Allergy
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Management of Gaseous Waste from Construction Activities (excl. Greenhouse Gases)
Solar-Thermal Energy
Solar-Photovoltaic Energy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An empirical validation of the 'AccuRate' software envelope model in an Australian cool-temperate climate; 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association
An Empirical Validation of the 'AccuRate' Software Envelope Model using a Concrete Slab-on-ground Test Building; 12th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association
An international regulatory perspective for class 1 and 2 buildings; Humidity Issues in Australian Climates Workshop
Can mass-timber construction materials provide effective thermal capacitance in new homes?; 1st Asia Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association
Can mass-timber products provide effective thermal mass in low and medium rise construction; The Japan Solar Energy Society 2013
Comparison of Test Cell Thermal Performance and the Empirical Validation of AccuRate in a Cool Temperate Climate
Comparison of Test Cell Thermal Performance August to December 2006
Condensation in Tasmanian buildings
Condensation risks in bulk insulation in hot and mixed climates; Humidity Issues in Australian Climates Workshop
Design workshop: tucked away in Tasmania
Does Size Matter: a comparison of methods to appraise thermal efficiency of a small house; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
Dome: Learning through a Process of Enablement; Australasian University Building Educators Association
Humidity and mould prevention; AIRAH Queensland Technical Meeting
Improving the thermal performance of light weight timber construction: a review of approaches and impediments relevant to six test buildings; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
Improving thermal efficiency in lightweight construction: mass timber as thermal mass
Improving thermal efficiency in lightweight construction: subfloor insulation
Improving thermal efficiency in lightweight construction: subfloor insulation
Investigation of destructive condensation in Australian cool temperate buildings
Learning-by-making in building science education; 48th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Massive timber as effective thermal mass in Australian contemporary housing; Living and Learning: Research for a Better Built Environment: 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Moisture behaviour in building envelopes; Jena Dyco Restoration Conference & Expo: IAQA Workshop
Moisture movement in buildings and the impact on mould; Jena Dyco Restoration Conference & Expo: IAQA Workshop
Mountain hideout
Platform-floored residential construction and reflective subfloor insulation; 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Recent increases in the occurrence of condensation and mould within new Tasmanian housing; Revisiting the Role of Architectural Science in Design and Practice: Architectural Science Association Conference 2016
Reflective subfloor insulation installed to contemporary industry practice; 48th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Renovation cost-benefit analysis report prepared By Energy Partners July 2014
Results from the simulated use of mass-timber construction to improve the thermal performance of lightweight residential buildings in Australia; 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings - Final report
Stellar result
Temperate climates, warmer houses and built fabric challenges; Procedia Engineering
The design of three thermal performance test cells in Launceston; Towards Solutions for a Liveable Future: progress, practice, performance, people
The empirical validation of house energy rating (HER) software for lightweight housing in cool temperate climates
The Empirical Validation of House Energy Rating (HER) Software for Lightweight Housing in Cool Temperate Climates; Springer International Publishing
The environmental measurement of residential buildings: a technical guide
The influence of residential framing practices on thermal performance; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
The Tasmanian residential buildings experience; Humidity Issues in Australian Climates Workshop
The use of AccuRate, in the design process of Two Developer Type Timber Platform Houses, to achieve a 5 Star & an 8 Star House Energy Rating; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference
Thermal performance for timber-framed residential construction: Building comfortable and energy-efficient timber houses; WoodSolutions, Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited
Thermal performance of light-weight timber test buildings; 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering

Research Projects

Improving Thermal Efficiency in Lightweight Construction; Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA)
Condensation Risk Mitigation for Tasmanian Housing
Investigation of Destructive Condensation in Australian Cool-temperate Buildings
Renovation Cost-Benefit Analysis
Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings
Simulated Temperatures in Shipping Container

Research Candidate Supervision