Creating the homes of the future.
Developed in partnership with Nottingham City Council, Nottingham Energy Partnership, Melius Homes, and Nottingham City Homes, the projects have transformed older houses into desirable, comfortable and affordable homes for life – significantly reducing the use of fossil fuels as energy sources. By offsetting energy consumption with local energy microgeneration, the projects are eliminating an estimated 550 tons of CO2 emissions yearly whilst tackling fuel poverty.
NTU researchers are reimagining how energy is used in the housing and building sector, creating the homes of the future and building a better and more sustainable world.
This research project was submitted to the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Unit of Assessment in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, where 100% of the research environment was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality.
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Dr Ianakiev is a Professor in Sustainable Energy Systems at School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment. He teaches Engineering Maths and Individual Project modules to undergraduate and Advanced Construction Materials and Finite Element Method modules to Postgraduate Civil Engineering students.
Professor Ming Sun is the Associate Dean for Research at the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University. He is responsible for leading and managing research and research related activities across the School.
Kevin Naik is an Hourly Paid Lecturer and PhD Researcher within the School of Architecture Design & The Built Environment. Kevin’s primary responsibility is to carry out research in the field of Sustainable Energy Systems.
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Remourban is a major Future Cities demonstrator Project, supported by a major EU Horizon 2020 investment (EU Lighthouse project scheme) for five years (2014-2019). EU Lighthouse projects will tackle issues at the intersection of the: (i) transport, (ii) energy and (iii) ICT sectors.
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Helping surgeons prepare for life-saving operations.
Fighting to make women’s safety everyone’s responsibility
Using future tech to protect the past.
Transforming a regular craft into a remarkable revolution.
Feeding the growing population without further harming our fragile planet.
Rethinking how individuals interact in our online world.
Understanding language, dialect, and their role in building our sense of self.
Creating a buzz in animal behaviour.
Cracking the cancer code.