The place of emotions in motivating domestic energy retrofit
How can energy policy encourage retrofit of domestic buildings? By getting emotional, says Yekatherina Bobrova.
The final blog: Insights, impact and next steps following five years of CREDS
As CREDS draws to an end, programme director Nick Eyre reflects on what we have achieved.
How central is central heating? The cost-of-living crisis and changes in thermal comfort at home
According to recent data, a surprising number of households reduced their reliance on gas boilers for domestic heating last year.
Which net-zero policies do people want? Launching the Local Green New Deals report
Siobhán Stack-Maddox and Tim Foxon outline the highlights of the Green New Deal report, launched on 11 December.
Covid-19 transport, travel and social adaptation study webinar
Our webinar on 4 December showcased the results of a major 6-wave survey into travel behaviour before, during, and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Princess and the puffer jacket
Once upon a time, Sally Cairns created a fairytale to explore long- and short-lived climate forcers…
Aviation’s non-CO2 climate impacts
Sally Cairns argues the case for considering the non-CO2 impacts of flights as well as reducing carbon emissions.
Improving data sharing in energy consortia
Open data in energy is particularly important given the climate crisis, where widely available data can help suggest how energy demand might best be managed.
Simstock: a free and open-source tool for urban-scale building energy modelling
Researchers at University College London have released SimStock, a freely available and open-source tool for urban-scale building energy modelling. It is available both as a Python library and a QGIS plugin. SimStock is a modelling platform which automatically generates dynamic building energy simulation models ready to be executed by EnergyPlus, an open-source whole-building energy modelling … Continue reading “Simstock: a free and open-source tool for urban-scale building energy modelling”
Four things we learned at the BEHAVE23 Conference
CREDS researchers’ key insights and learnings from BEHAVE23 conference.
Designing net-zero energy systems
Mark Barrett introduces some net-zero emission, renewable energy system design studies from the Decarbonisation of Heat theme.
The National Building Database (NBD): a step change in understanding the energy performance of buildings in GB
CREDS researchers are involved in development of the National Building Database (NBD), a unique evidence base to understand buildings and their energy consumption.
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