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Stochastic behavioural models of occupants' main bedroom window operation for UK residential buildings
This paper presents the development of stochastic models of occupants' main bedroom window operation based on measurements collected in ten UK dwellings over a period of a year. The study uses multivariate logistic regression ...
A serious game enhancing social tenants' behavioral change towards energy efficiency
© 2017 IEEE. The energy consumption of the current building stock represents about 40% of the total final energy consumption in Europe. New gamification techniques may play a significant role in helping users adopt new and ...
“Damp in bathroom. Damp in back room. It's very depressing!” exploring the relationship between perceived housing problems, energy affordability concerns, and health and well-being in UK social housing
Social housing residents often struggle with achieving adequate levels of warmth in their home on a limited household budget. Additionally, other housing problems such as damp are common. Previous research has found a link ...
The actual performance of aspiring low energy social houses in the United Kingdom
This paper compares the actual energy 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 house built to minimum compliance only ...
Delivering Energy-Efficient Social Housing: Implications of the Procurement Process
© 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This paper explores the challenges faced by social housing providers in the UK when implementing quality assurance procedures in their effort to provide their tenants with ...