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

Barnes, M., Butt, S. and Tomaszewski, W.
2008
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Bad housing can take many forms, embracing issues such as the physical conditions of the accommodation and overcrowding. Whilst the presence of a link between bad housing and child outcomes has been acknowledged in a number of studies, relatively little is understood about the nature of this...Read more

El Ansari, W., and El-Silimy, S.
2008
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The London Borough of Newham, London piloted the Warm Zone, a government-led fuel poverty reduction scheme. Fuel poverty is often cited as a factor in excess winter mortality (EWM) in the UK. This study reported in this paper assessed whether EWM decreased for people aged ≥65 years in Newham as...Read more

Gibbons, D. and Singler, R.
2008
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Energywatch commissioned Inclusion to examine the level and quality of research evidence currently available concerning the coping strategies used to deal with fuel poverty that are employed by households deemed vulnerable by the government’s UK Fuel Poverty Strategy. These are defined as low...Read more

Robine, J-M., Cheung, S.L.K., Le Roy, S., Van Oyen, H., Griffiths, C., Michel, J-P. and Herrmann, F.R.
2008
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Daily numbers of deaths at a regional level were collected in 16 European countries. Summer mortality was analyzed for the reference period 1998-2002 and for 2003. More than 70,000 additional deaths occurred in Europe during the summer 2003. Major distortions occurred in the age distribution of...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

Buzar, S.
2007
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One of the consequences of the post-socialist transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union is the emergence of energy poverty, a condition where households are living in inadequately heated homes. This book provides the first full-length examination of the causes,...Read more

Critchley, R., Gilbertson, J., Grimsley, M., Green, G. and Warm Front Study Group
2007
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This study investigated explanatory factors for persistent cold temperatures in homes which have received heating improvements. It included an analysis of data from a national survey of dwellings and households (in England occupied by low-income residents) that had received heating improvements...Read more

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