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Melanie Smith


Melanie Smith
Contact Details
Melanie Smith

Senior Lecturer

School of Built Environment & Engineering

0113 81 21990 M.B.Smith@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Melanie Smith

Melanie's background as a Chartered Building Surveyor has taken her through building control and regulation, surveying consultancy professional practice, academic course leader and lecturer, and research.

Her research has been focused on Building Regulation interpretation and practical application, particularly for thermal performance and access. She is currently interested the survey and testing of existing buildings in order to understand the building physics and inform retrofit insulation measures.

Research Interests

  • Member of CeBE Buildings and Sustainability Group at Leeds Beckett
  • Research into Condensation issues and Building Regulations Parts C and L
  • Research for the Part L Review
  • Collaborative seminars with Building Research Establishment for Building Regulations and part L1B given to construction and design professionals
  • Disability and Access
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