A Stirling Approach to Sustainability- In Pictures


Fit for the Future Network were in sunny Stirling, Scotland earlier in the month to see how Historic Environment Scotland are future proofing their historic buildings and getting underway with an ambitious new-build. Here’s the visit in pictures, with blue skies all the way!



Network members meet at The Engine Shed, an ambitious project to create Scotland’s first dedicated building conservation centre.



Bernard introduces us to the project



Tour of site including specification, design, materials used, and sustainable solutions



The group head off on the next leg of the tour



Tour of Argyll’s Lodgings – Insulation works, fabric cold bridging and secondary glazing



Thermal imaging demonstration- with a go on the camera!



Plans for future-proofing the masonry at Stirling Castle in the face of wetter weather



pointing out the impacts of a changing climate. We take a look at the issues and works underway


Find out more about Historic Environment Scotland’s approach to climate change and sustainability, and check out Ewan Hyslop’s Climate Change blog. More site visits like this can be found on our events calendar.