Affordable Warmth in Hard to Heat Homes: finding a way forward was published in February 2002 and gave an overview of the extent and problems of fuel poverty in hard to heat homes. “Hard to heat” was defined as those without cavity walls, off the gas network or both. The project recommended a...Read more
This paper raises the question of what to do about “hard to heat” homes. It shows that over one million homes have solid walls, low SAP ratings, are difficult and expensive to heat, and are likely to be occupied by vulnerable people. It is adapted from an earlier paper as a briefing note for a...Read more
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
NEA, with the support and guidance of critical oversight partner Newcastle University, designed and delivered a social evaluation of the Health and Innovation Programme (HIP). HIP was a £26.2 million programme to bring affordable warmth to fuel poor and vulnerable households in England, Scotland...Read more
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