Dr Francisco Sierra

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  • Qualifications:PhD Impact of thermal bridging (USW) ; MSc Building Energy Performance Modelling (WSA).
  • Position:Senior Lecturer
  • Department:FET - Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Telephone:+4411732 86149
  • Email:Francisco.Sierra@uwe.ac.uk

About me

I am passionate about our responsibility to create a more sustainable construction industry and to reduce the impact of the built environment on CO2 emissions.

Area of expertise

Senior Lecturer and Researcher with expertise in low-carbon design and thermal bridging for existing and new buildings. Francisco has a background of over seven years of practical experience in the construction industry in the UK and holds a PhD exploring the mitigation of thermal bridging in collaboration with the industrial partner TATA steel.

His interests span research and teaching in energy efficiency, Building Energy Modelling (BEM), Building Information Modelling (BIM), responsible retrofit, sustainability, Passivhaus and green roofs. Currently researching on Responsible retrofit, strategies, monitoring and evaluation. 


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