Prof William Swan

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

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Contact Details

Current positions

Director of Energy House


Professor Will Swan is the Director of Energy House Laboratories (EHL) at the University of Salford, where he has led the energy and buildings research for more than10 years. The labs include the award-winning Salford Energy House, a whole Victorian house in a climate-controlled chamber, the Smart Meters Smart Homes Lab and the £16m Energy House 2.0 research facility. He has published a wide number of papers on retrofit and building performance and has advised on a national and regional policy level, including a recent appointment to the national Energy Efficiency Taskforce, Chaired by Lord Callanan.

Areas of Research

retrofit, building performance, net zero, energy efficiency

Areas of Supervision

retrofit, net zero homes, energy efficiency, housing

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice

    2016 - 2018
  • PhD

    1996 - 2002
  • Land Economy

    1990 - 1994