Thursday, 28 November 2013

Insulation impacts in real life - a detailed study

My last post looked at the energy use savings from insulation and new boilers across thousands of households - good for getting averages but not for answering why and how.  Jenny Love at UCL has been researching the impacts of insulation in human detail on a social housing estate. Do read this post of hers:
http://energyandlife.wordpress.com/author/energyandlife/

You will learn why doing nothing to your heating controls still makes you warmer, and why some households ended up using more heating rather than less - while others virtually stopped heating altogether.

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