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

Yebiyo, M and Paurine, A and Maidment, GG Control strategy of a novel dry air ground source (DAGS) system. In: CIBSE Technical Symposium 2018, Stretching the Envelop, 12 April 2018 - 13 April 2018, London.

Paurine, A and Maidment, GG and Chaer, I Reflective Glass Effect on Energy Consumption and Food Quality in Delicatessen Cabinets. In: CIBSE Technical Symposium, 12 April 2018 - 13 April 2018, London, UK..

Foster, A and Evans, J and Maidment, GG Benchmarking of supermarket energy consumption. In: 5th International Institute of Refrigeration Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, 06 April 2018 - 08 April 2018, Beijing, China,.

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, ISBN 978-0-08-100596-5 DOI 10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.21245-6

Mirzania, P and Andrews, D and Ford, A and Maidment, GG Community Energy in the UK: The End or the Beginning of a Brighter Future?. In: Energy for Society: 1st international conference on Energy Research & Social Science, 05 April 2017 - 07 April 2017, Sitges, Spain.

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.

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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