Research and analysis

Solid wall heat losses and the potential for energy saving

These three reports study the performance of solid-walls, and the performance of measures to insulate them.

Documents

Literature review

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The nature of solid wall in-situ

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Classification of solid walls

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Rapid measurement device test report

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Details

This three year research project showed that after insulation, homes saw a reduction in energy consumption and bills, around £180, compared to a control group. The research also identifies areas to improve the quality of retrofit insulation.

Published 9 November 2017