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

Mould, R., Baker, K.J., & Emmanuel, R.
2014
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The fuel poor are those households that must spend more than 10% of their income to sustain a reasonable heating regime. The measures for fuel poverty in Scotland depend on a fuel spend for modelled energy use patterns, while England and Wales have adopted a relative measure of population...Read more

Scott, F.L., Jones, C.R., and Webb, T.L.
2014
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While physical interventions such as external wall cladding can improve the energy efficiency of domestic properties, how residents think about and respond to such interventions can influence both their uptake and impact on the household’s energy use. The present research investigated what...Read more

Vadodaria, K., Loveday, D.L., and Haines, V.
2014
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This paper presents a review and synthesis of average winter and spring-time indoor temperatures in UK homes measured over the period 1969–2010. Analysis of measured temperatures in a sample of solid wall dwellings in the UK, conducted as part of the CALEBRE research project, is included. The...Read more

Washan, P., Stenning, J., and Goodman, M.
2014
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This landmark report by Cambridge Econometrics and Verco sets out the macro and fiscal impacts of implementing the Energy Bill Revolution programme. It concludes that deep energy efficiency retrofits are affordable and would represent high value for money as a national infrastructure investment...Read more

White, V., Hinton, T., Bridgeman, T. and Preston, I.
2014
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Previous work undertaken by CSE for the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) used DECC’s National Household Model (NHM) to explore the implications for fuel poverty to 2030 of meeting emission reduction targets (specifically the four successive legally binding carbon budgets which cover five-year...Read more

Andreadis, G., Roaf, S. and Mallick, T.
2013
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Fuel poverty in Scotland is rising and is currently experienced in a quarter of households. Large-scale renewable generation does not reduce fuel poverty because citizens still have to pay for their imported energy. However, building-integrated solar systems do reduce the amount of energy...Read more

Booth, A.T., and Choudhary, R.
2013
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In order to reduce carbon emissions and alleviate fuel poverty, the UK Government has outlined proposals for a “Green Deal” to help provide financing for the installation of cost-effective retrofit measures to the existing UK housing stock. However, the Green Deal proposals have the potential to...Read more

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