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Tim Sharpe

Professor Tim Sharpe

Professor Tim Sharpe has both practice and research expertise in low energy and sustainable architecture, construction, particularly ventilation, health, and indoor air quality in housing. He is Head of the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde.

He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies Environment and Modelling Group and chairs the Scottish Government Working Group on ventilation.

Managing infections - don’t forget about the indoor air in your care home

Big ventilation fan being maintained

As winter takes hold, it is tempting to try and keep residents warm and fuel costs lower by hunkering down until the weather gets warmer. But keeping all the windows and doors shut may not be the best idea: homes need ventilation and care homes are no different. Professor Cath Noakes and fellow experts give the reasons a good airing...