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

Ortiz, J., and Salom, J.
2016
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This report estimates the effects of housing quality and energy renovations on the health of occupants. The study includes an approximation of the costs in the Spanish health system that can be avoided through the improvement of the quality of the Spanish housing stock.Read more

Rudge, J.
2012
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Fuel poverty has been most commonly researched in the UK although it is experienced in other parts of Europe, to varying degrees. Boardman (1991) showed that energy inefficient buildings and heating systems are the most significant components of fuel poverty and highlighted the legacy of older...Read more

Santamouris M., Kapsis K., Korres D., Livada I., Pavlou C., Assimakopoulos, M.N.
2007
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Social, financial, energy and technical data from about 1110 households have been collected during 2004 in the major Athens area. The sample has been divided in seven income groups and a detailed analysis has been performed. Important conclusions have been drawn regarding the quality of...Read more

WWF/Adena
2017
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The aim of this report is to examine the positive effects of the renovation of homes in Spain. First, this can improve the health of citizens. Second, it can increase the resilience of buildings in the face of extreme climatic events, whose frequency is likely to increase in the coming years as...Read more

Barnes, M., Butt, S. and Tomaszewski, W.
2008
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Bad housing can take many forms, embracing issues such as the physical conditions of the accommodation and overcrowding. Whilst the presence of a link between bad housing and child outcomes has been acknowledged in a number of studies, relatively little is understood about the nature of this...Read more

Burholt, V. and Windle, G.
2006
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This paper examines a representative sample (N=421) of older people (aged 70+) living in rural North Wales with regard to relationships between fuel poverty, feeling cold in one's home and a range of self-reported housing and home energy efficiency items. In the Welsh context, the combination of...Read more

Cauvain, J., and Bouzarovski, S.
2016
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Housing in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) includes some of the UK’s worst housing stock. The tenants typically have reduced housing and social security rights, as well as reduced control and sometimes absence of basic domestic energy services. Yet, HMO is largely absent from UK policies governing...Read more

Impetus Consulting
2011
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The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) has the potential to play a major role in improving housing standards, particularly in the private rented sector. Based on the findings of this project, to ensure HHSRS is used as effectively as possible, NEA and Impetus make the following...Read more

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