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Dr Jerry Edge

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Jerry graduated from Northumbria University with a BSc(Hons) Building Services Engineering in 1987. He was awarded a PhD in Passive Flow Monitoring in Heating Networks in 2000. He had employment with a small mechanical contractor and Cheshire County Council as an engineer working on a variety of projects before becoming a research assistant, then lecturer, then Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University. He is a Chartered Engineer and is a member of the CIBSE North East Regional Committee and has been on the CIBSE Course Accreditation panel. He teaches on the Extended Degree, the MEng/BEng(Hons) in Building Services Engineering and the MEng/BEng(Hons) in Architectural Engineering. His subjects include air conditioning systems, thermodynamics and projects.

Key Publications

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  • An analysis of alternative refrigerants to optimise the performance of a vapour compression refrigeration cycle, Brown, A., Combrinck, M., Edge, J. Dec 2021, In: International Journal of Energy and Environment
  • Refurbishment options to decarbonise a 1960s public office building by 2050s, Ng, B., Tindall, J., Edge, J., Morrell, J., Tioh, D., Choi, K., Du, H., Wei, S., Waggott, A., Barber, A., Keating, M., Walker, S., Qian, Z. 12 Apr 2018, CIBSE Technical Symposium 2018
  • Application of a new dynamic heating system model using a range of common control strategies, Fong, J., Edge, J., Underwood, C., Tindale, A., Potter, S., Du, H. 3 Jun 2016, In: Buildings
  • Performance of a dynamic distributed element heat emitter model embedded into a third order lumped parameter building model, Fong, J., Edge, J., Underwood, C., Tindale, A., Potter, S. 5 Apr 2015, In: Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Deriving and using future weather data for building design from UK climate change projections – an overview of the COPSE Project. Manchester University, UK., Levermore, G., Courtney, R., Watkins, R., Cheung, H., Parkinson, J., Laycock, P., Natarajan, S., Nikolopoulou, M., McGillican, C., Muneer, T., Tham, Y., Underwood, C., Edge, J., Du, H., Sharples, S., Kang, J., Barclay, M., Sanderson, M. Jul 2012
  • Generating design reference years from the UKCP09 projections and their application to future air-conditioning loads., Du, H., Underwood, C., Edge, J. Feb 2012, In: Building Services Engineering Research and Technology
  • Generating Test Reference Years from the UKCP09 Projections and their application in building energy simulations, Du, H., Underwood, C., Edge, J. Nov 2012, In: Building Services Engineering Research and Technology
  • Modelling of heat emitters embedded within third order lumped parameter building envelope model, Fong, J., Underwood, C., Edge, J., Tindale, A., Potter, S. Sep 2012, BSO12.ORG Building Simulation and Optimization: First IBPSA-England Conference
  • Modelling the Effect of Climate Change and Adaptive Comfort in Care Homes, Clark, G., Edge, J., Walker, S. Jul 2012, 1st International Conference on Research and Education in Energy Efficiency
  • Modelling the impact of new future UK weather data on a school building, Du, H., Edge, J., Underwood, C. 2011, Building Simulation 2011 : An IBPSA - AIRAH Conference


  • Building Services Engineering PhD June 30 2001
  • Education PGCE June 30 1993
  • Building Services Engineering BSc (Hons) December 01 1987
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) Engineering Council UK (ECUK) 1987
  • Member (MCIBSE) Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) 1987

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