This report arises out of the Working Group set up by The Watt Committee on Energy to examine the issues relating to domestic use and affordable warmth. With contributions from both academia and industry, and also calling on the expertise of others deeply involved in the subject, this book provides the reader with an authoritative coverage of providing affordable warmth to those living on low means or in inadequate premises.

chapter 1|16 pages

Overview and policy recommendations

ByThomas A. Markus

chapter 2|16 pages

Defining the problem

BySonja HuntBrenda Boardman

chapter 3|20 pages

Existing and likely initiatives

ByWilliam Gillis

chapter 4|18 pages

Appliances and affordable warmth

chapter 5|10 pages

Identifying policy objectives

ByIan Cooper

chapter 6|16 pages

Strategies for action

ByBrenda Boardman

chapter 7|14 pages

Administrative issues and mechanisms

ByAnn Marno

chapter 8|24 pages

Cost implications of a policy for affordable warmth

ByBill Sheldrick