Prof. Graeme Maidment

Prof. Graeme Maidment

Professor of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

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    020 7815 7626
  • School/Division:
    Built Environment and Architecture / Civil and Building Services Engineering

Prof. Graeme Maidment's specialist areas include:

  • Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Cooling of the London Underground
  • Ground source energy systems
  • Refrigerant leakage and emissions

Graeme has 30 years of experience in refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC). He started his career as an apprentice with J & E Hall Ltd, and has since focused on improving the sustainability of RAC systems, technology and skills.

He leads LSBU's research in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning and teaches in the Department of Urban Engineering.

His major areas of research and interest have included the cooling of the London Underground, ground source energy systems, refrigerant leakage and emissions, and energy use from RAC systems.

Most recent publications

Revesz, A and Chaer, I and Thompson, J and Mavroulidou, M and Gunn, M and Maidment, GG Performance Enhancement of Urban Ground Source Heat Pumps through Interactions with Underground Railway Tunnels. In: Ashrae Winter Conference, 22 - 24 January 2018, Chicago.

Davies, G and Boot-Handford, N and Grice, J and Dennis, W and Ajileye, A and Revesz, A and Maidment, GG Heat Recovery Potential from Urban Underground Infrastructures. In: ASHRAE Winter Conference, 20 - 24 January 2018, Chicago.

Peixoto, R and Kuijpers, L and Polonara, F and Maidment, GG Potential Impacts of the Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment to the Choice of Refrigerant Alternatives. In: CIAR Conbrava 2017, 12 - 17 September 2017, Sao Paulo - Brazil.

Davies, GF and Francis, C and Evans, JA and Maidment, GG Overview of Sustainable Refrigerated Road Transport Systems. In: Reference Module in Food Science. Elsevier,

Davies, G and Maidment, GG and Dennis, W and Ajileye, A and Grice, J Cooling and recovery of heat from underground railway tunnels for district heating. In: CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium, 05 April 2017 - 06 April 2017, Loughborough UK.

Yebiyo, M and Maidment, GG Life-Saving Cooling. CIBSE journal, 201703.

Beasley, M and Holborn, PG and Ingram, JM and Maidment, GG Domestic Refrigerator Design -Safety Issues and Opportunities. In: The Institute of Refrigeration Event 2nd March 2017, 02 March 2017 - 02 March 2017, London South Bank University.

Yebiyo, M and Maidment, GG and Paurine, A and Day, A Metering measurement challenges & monitoring of a large scale ground source heat pump (GSHP) system. In: at American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) winter Conference, 28 February 2017 - 02 March 2017, Las Vegas.

Fikiin, K and Stankov, B and Evans, J and Maidment, GG and Foster, A and Brown, T and Radcliffe, J and Youbi-Idrissi, M and Alford, A and Varga, L and Alvarez, G and Ivanov, IE and Bond, C and Colombo, I and Garcia-Naveda, G and Ivanov, I and Hattori, K and Umeki, D and Bojkov, T and Kaloyanov, N Refrigerated warehouses as intelligent hubs to integrate renewable energy in industrial food refrigeration and to enhance power grid sustainability. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 60. 96-103. DOI 10.1016/j.tifs.2016.11.011

Davies, G and Boot-Handford, N and Grice, J and Dennis, W and Rami, R and Nicholls, A and Maidment, GG Metropolitan Integrated Cooling and Heating. In: ASHRAE Winter Conference, 28 January 2017 - 01 February 2017, Las Vegas.

More publications at LSBU Research Open

Graeme is President of the Institute of Refrigeration, taking on this role in April 2013. He has been a member of the Institute since 1988 and was elected a Fellow of the Institute in 2002.

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