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The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) is based within the Mackintosh School of Architecture. MEARU undertakes strategic and applied research into a wide range of aspects of sustainable environmental design, responding to a growing commitment to user-centred, low energy, eco-sensitive architecture in the context of increasing global concerns.

MEARU has in-house, expertise in architecture, building services engineering and practice based research. Our portfolio of expertise to includes: building performance evaluation; health and wellbeing in buildings; indoor air quality; energy efficient refurbishment; low and zero carbon new build; control systems and energy efficiency; ventilation of homes, including MVHR; passive solar design; building integrated renewables; and integrated thermal storage in buildings. The recent msc-environmental-architecture