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Researcher: Law, TO (Dr Tim Law)

Fields of Research

Architectural science and technology
Building information modelling and management
Engineering design
Allergy
Architectural heritage and conservation
Experimental methods in fluid flow, heat and mass transfer

Research Objectives

Residential construction design
Commercial construction design
Residential construction processes
Commercial energy efficiency
Residential energy efficiency
Construction design
Environmentally sustainable construction activities
Pedagogy
Other construction
Civil construction design
Construction materials performance and processes
Clinical health
Management of gaseous waste from construction activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An international regulatory perspective for class 1 and 2 buildings; Humidity Issues in Australian Climates Workshop
Buy your gran a cool corner: a low-cost climate refuge
Condensation risk mitigation for Tasmanian housing
Ductless task air-conditioning; ASHRAE Transactions
Group 1: temperature and extreme weather events
Humidity and mould prevention; AIRAH Queensland Technical Meeting
Investigation of destructive condensation in Australian cool temperate buildings
Learning-by-making in building science education; 48th 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
Personal Cooling Unit
Personalised Thermal Comfort; Advances in Engineering Research
Radical methodology: the design and commercialisation nexus in research innovation on personal thermal comfort; 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Recent increases in the occurrence of condensation and mould within new Tasmanian housing; 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2016
Recent increases in the occurrence of condensation and mould within new Tasmanian housing; 50th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Renovating a pre-1980s weatherboard home: what about condensation?; Australasian Building Simulation Conference 2017
Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings - Final report
Teaching building services like a pirate; 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Temperate climates, warmer houses and built fabric challenges; International High-Performance Built Environment Conference - a Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (Sbe16), Ihbe 2016
The Future of Thermal Comfort in an Energy-Constrained World; Springer
The Tasmanian residential buildings experience; Humidity Issues in Australian Climates Workshop
The Unintended Consequence of Building Sustainably in Australia; Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region: Education, Cities, Infrastructure and Buildings
Thermal comfort, productivity and energy consumption in the tropical office environment: a critical overview; Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Annual Conference

Research Projects

Ductless Task Air-Conditioning Optimisation and Industrial Design; Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)
Condensation Risk Mitigation for Tasmanian Housing
Investigation of Destructive Condensation in Australian Cool-temperate Buildings
Reviewing the claimed performance of installed bulk insulation and faced bulk insulation in hot and mixed (hot daytime, cold night time) climates.
Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings
Simulated Temperatures in Shipping Container

Research Candidate Supervision