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Publications

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

Robinson, J.
2011
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Community action’ is seen by some as the panacea of social and environmental behaviour change. Our aim was to support small housing associations in implementing fuel poverty projects and report on the opportunities this may offer. What we found is that most just aren’t ready!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

Probert, L.
2010
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Research conducted in 2009 by Snell and Bradshaw found that there is a close link between fuel and water poverty, and that certain demographic and socio-economic characteristics increase the likelihood of a household being defined as both fuel and water poor. This research also found that there...Read more

Owen, A., Mitchell, G., and Unsworth, R.
2012
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Deploying heating technologies, such as air-source heat pumps (ASHPs), can respond to the dual challenges of tackling fuel poverty and reducing carbon emissions from domestic energy consumption. In the UK, ASHP performance has been found to be below design levels. Elements of three strands of...Read more

Tigchelaar, C.
2011
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This paper shows that there is a large cost-effective potential for energy savings in the Netherlands, but that there are major differences between households. It will explain that heating behaviour of individual households should be taken into account. The paper will also address the adjusted...Read more

Wright A.
2008
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Energy is used in dwellings to provide four services: space heating, hot water, lighting and to power appliances. This paper describes how the usage of energy in a UK home results from a complex interaction between built form, location, energy-using equipment, occupants and the affordability of...Read more

Simcock, N.; Thomson, H.; Bouzarovski, S.; Petrova, S. (eds.)
2017
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Energy Poverty and Vulnerability provides novel and critical perspectives on the drivers and consequences of energy-related injustices in the home. Drawing together original research conducted by leading experts, the book offers fresh and innovative insights into the ways in which hitherto...Read more

Boemi, S., Avdimiotis, S., Papadopoulos, A.
2017
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Energy poverty can be understood as the inability of a household to secure socially and materially the necessitated level of energy services in the home. This condition is described as either energy or fuel poverty and it has been recognized by the EU's so called “Third Energy Package”. The work...Read more

SAVES2 Project
2018
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The paper concludes that a significant share of students experience fuel poverty and sophisticated social intervention and social innovation should be adopted to address this. Understanding the contextual situation of privately rented accommodation in the seven SAVES 2 countries can enable the...Read more

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