Dr David Glew
Leeds Sustainability Institute
Speaking at: Yorkshire Roadshow - Sheffield - 12 November 2013
David Glew joined the Centre for the Built Environment following the completion of his PhD on the carbon emissions of biomaterials at the University of York. After completed his MSc in Architecture, Energy and Environmental Studies from the University of East London, David worked as a sustainability specialist in the building physics team of a building engineering company before returning to study for his PhD.
David was an accredited Low Carbon Consultant and BREEAM assessor and was responsible for undertaking thermal modelling using simplified and dynamic software, in addition to assisting in the design of passive and low energy solutions in buildings. He is an associate member for the Institute of Energy and sits on the Yorkshire Steering Committee. He currently works in the building forensics team in the Centre for the Built Environment where his projects include intensive forensics and thermal testing of buildings and on-going monitoring of energy consumption.
David is currently responsible for delivering a project in collaboration with DECC to assess the effectiveness of the government’s refurbishment Green Deal program, looking into design and predicted energy consumption vs. as-built performance.