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

Buildings Performance Institute (BPIE)
2015
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This report finds that a variety of already successful building renovation approaches could inspire the future development of renovation policies to deliver deep CO2 savings and cut energy wastage. The study describes five replicable schemes from different European Member States and highlights...Read more

Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE)
2015
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This report about indoor air quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in selected Member States addresses a range of topics of increasing importance for European buildings and their inhabitants. The aim of the report is to provide an overview of the regulatory framework for IAQ,...Read more

Delbeke, B., and Meyer, S.
2015
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In 2013, roughly 13% of Belgian households devoted too large a part of their income to expenditure on energy. A further 4% of households restricted their energy consumption. Low-income and single-person households, tenants, single-parent families and the elderly are the most affected. The...Read more

Deller, D. and Waddams, C.
2015
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This report summarises the existing literature on policies used to tackle affordability pressures in the energy, water, telecoms and transport sectors within the EU. Both EU level and policies within individual member states are considered. The paper highlights the wide variation in the...Read more

Deller, D. and Waddams, C.
2015
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This paper provides a review of a representative selection of papers from the literatures looking at policies to tackle fuel poverty and digital exclusion. Contrasts are drawn between the policies used to address each of these problems. For fuel poverty, evidence is reviewed regarding the...Read more

Dubois, U.
2015
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This article dives into the topic of energy poverty in urban areas in France. Because this type of energy poverty can take different forms, it is difficult to evaluate using indicators and it has long been underestimated. Initially excluded from renovation programmes for households, the urban...Read more

Formosa, A.
2015
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In 2014, about 25,276 Maltese families were registered as fuel poor and they were provided with an ‘energy benefit’ aimed at mitigating the effect of expenditure on water and electricity bills [1]. This financial assistance cost the taxpayers approximately €5 million per year [2]. In the light...Read more

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