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

Morrison, C. and Shortt, N.
2008
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Fuel poverty describes a complex interaction between households with low income and energy inefficiency. The Scottish Executive has charged local Scottish authorities with the task of eradicating fuel poverty by 2016. In order to direct investment and tackle fuel poverty, a local authority must...Read more

Morrison, C., and Shortt, N.
2008
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Fuel poverty describes a complex interaction between households with low income and energy inefficiency. The Scottish Executive has charged local Scottish authorities with the task of eradicating fuel poverty by 2016. In order to direct investment and tackle fuel poverty, a local authority must...Read more

Sakka, A., Nicol, F., Wilson, M, Santamouris, M., Livada, I.
2008
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Factors such as solar heat gain in summer, and natural ventilation in transitional seasons must be considered when designing energy-efficient residential buildings for hot summer/cold winter zones. In this paper, the rationale for defining thermal design of energy-efficient buildings is...Read more

Hutchinson, E., Wilkinson, P., Hong, S.H., Oreszczyn, T. and the Warm Front Study Group
2006
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This article aims to investigate the extent to which homes with low indoor-temperatures can be identified from dwelling and household characteristics. Half-hourly living-room temperatures were recorded for two to four weeks in dwellings over the winter periods November to April 2001–2002 and...Read more

Lloyd, B.
2006
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The concept of fuel poverty emanated from grass roots environmental health movements in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the early 1980s. In recent years it has been taken on board by the British government in as much as they have committed to eradicate it by the middle of this decade. A...Read more

Balaras, C., Droutsa, K., Dascalaki, E. and Kontoyiannidis, S.
2005
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Buildings have direct environmental impacts, ranging from the use of raw materials for their construction and renovation to the consumption of natural resources, like water and fossil fuels, and the emission of harmful substances. Data on heating energy consumption were collected during the...Read more

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