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A comparison between thermostat and thermostatic radiator valve setpoint temperatures in UK social housing
In the UK, in centrally heated dwellings, space heating is commonly controlled by a whole house thermostat as well as thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) fitted on individual radiators. TRV settings define a setpoint ...
Central heating settings and heating energy demand in low energy social housing in the United Kingdom
This paper compares the central heating settings and the heating energy use performance of six flats and two houses built to low energy standards (Code for Sustainable Homes Levels 4 and 5) with a near identical flat and ...
Central heating settings in low energy social housing in the United Kingdom
This paper presents essential empirical data on heating setpoint temperatures and durations from UK social housing built to low energy standards. The data was derived from living room air temperature measurements. There ...
Physical environmental and contextual drivers of occupants’ manual space heating override behaviour in UK residential buildings
This paper investigates the physical environmental (indoor and outdoor temperature and relative humidity, wind speed, solar radiation and rainfall) and contextual drivers (time of day) affecting occupants’ manual space ...