Reference: English Heritage - Research into the Thermal Performance of Brick Walls (2013) Rhee-Duverne S and Baker P

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Abstract or summary

The report presents the findings of two studies undertaken during 2010–12 by Dr Paul Baker, from Glasgow Caledonian University. The project has focussed on brick walls, as this is the form of construction most commonly encountered in traditional buildings in England. Detailed analysis of the thermal characteristics of eighteen solid-walled brick properties was carried out by in-situ U-value measurements, and the thermal conductivities of three types of brick were obtained by laboratory testing.