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Frances Hill

 

 

Frances Hill is a lecturer/tutor on the MSc Architecture: Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) on-site course. She is a seminar group tutor, and with her background in physics, she lecture's on heat transfers in buildings; heating, cooling and ventilation.

 

Frances is currently studying for a PhD in Environmental Engineering at Manchester University, looking at and modelling the energy use of a supermarket, and how this may be brought to the zero required for all new build commercial buildings by 2019. She has been working as a Research Associate to Geoff Levermore on a Zero Energy Store project, within the Sustainable Consumption Institute, at Manchester.

 

She gained her MSc (Distinction) on the AEES course at CAT, her thesis title was 'Consumer Impacts on Dividends from Solar Water Heating'. Several papers related to this are awaiting publication (watch this space!). She contributed to two posters which were presented at the March 2009 Climate Conference in Copenhagen:

Maximising energy savings from domestic microgeneration: a cultural and behavioural analysis;  N Bergman et al, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Micro-generation from renewable and other sources; I Staffell et al, UKERC.

 

Qualifications

 

MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies, University of East London

PhD Environmental Engineering, Manchester University (ongoing)

 

Teaching activities

 

Lecturer

Seminar and practical studies tutor

Thesis supervisor

 

Research Interests


Zero energy use for new build commercial buildings

Microgeneration

 

Publications

Posters presented at the March 2009 Climate Conference in Copenhagen:

Maximising energy savings from domestic microgeneration: a cultural and behavioural analysis;  N Bergman et al, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Microgeneration from renewable and other sources; I Staffell et al, UKERC