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This section contains scientific articles, reports and other documents related to energy poverty.

Ormandy, D., and Ezratty, V.
2012
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There are many references to the WHO guidance on thermal comfort in housing, but not to the original source material. Based on archive material, this paper gives the evidential basis for the WHO guidance. It then reports on evidence that some groups may be more susceptible to high or low indoor...Read more

Panas E.
2012
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This publication utilises subjective indicators in order to calculate energy poverty in a sample of 814 households in Greece. According to the results of the analysis, 30.2% of the households surveyed find it difficult to pay the bill for heating their home, while for 62.4% of the households...Read more

Tirado Herrero., S. López Fernández, J.L., Martín García, P.
2012

In Spain, apart from the work carried out by Ecoserveis in the European fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency (EPEE, 2009) project, there is no estimation on the extent of energy poverty or the socio-economic categories of affected households. Even though it is clear that a part of the Spanish...Read more

Walker, R., McKenzie, P., Liddell, C. and Morris, C.
2012
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Government authorities in the UK have implemented a number of anti-fuel poverty policies, given the known adverse health effects associated with cold homes. To date, the targeting of policies has been poor, as those in greatest need cannot be identified easily. Area-based platforms have...Read more

Almeida, A., Fonseca, P., Schlomann, B. and Feilberg, N.
2011
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Although significant improvements in energy efficiency have been achieved in home appliances and lighting, the electricity consumption in the European Union household has increased by 2% per year during the past 10 years. Some reasons are associated with an increased degree of basic comfort and...Read more

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