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

Hong, S.H., et al.
2009
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This study investigates the effect of England's Warm Front energy efficient refurbishment scheme on winter thermal comfort in low-income dwellings. The analysis is based on an extensive survey of some 2500 dwellings selected from five major urban areas in England over the winters of 2001/02 and...Read more

Hossain, K.
2009
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This paper examines the impact that the new local authority performance framework, and in particular the NI187 performance indicator, is having on action to tackle fuel poverty at the local level. The 2001 Fuel Poverty Strategy made a commitment to eliminate fuel poverty in vulnerable households...Read more

Howden-Chapman, P., et al 
2009
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New Zealand houses are large, often poorly constructed and heated, by OECD standards, and consequently are colder and damper indoors than recommended by the World Health Organisation. This affects both the energy consumption and the health of households. The traditional New Zealand household...Read more

Nässén, J. and Holmberg, J.
2009
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Doubts have recurrently been raised on the extent to which energy efficiency can reduce the demand for energy. Improvements in efficiency may cause so-called rebound effects by reducing the prices of energy services as well as by increasing the budget for consumption of other goods and services...Read more

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