Health impacts of cold homes and fuel poverty: setting the scene
The aim of our sixth FPRN event was to reflect on current evidence, discuss work to address / prevent cold related ill health and identify research priorities. The two-day event was held at the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield with a social event on the first evening.
The agenda includes details of confirmed sessions and speakers. The presentations are available below as pdfs.
- Health impacts of cold homes and fuel poverty: setting the scene
William Baker, Citizens Advice
Graeme Sherriff, University of Salford
Cold homes, fuel poverty and health (1)
- Thermal comfort, health, and energy vulnerability (pdf)
David Ormandy Warwick Medical School – Health Sciences
Veronique Ezratty, Service des Etudes Medicales d’EDF, Levallois-Perret
- Lived experiences of fuel poverty: Impact on health (pdf)
Aimee Ambrose: CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University
- Examining fuel poverty and health: new insights and future research priorities (pdf)
Helen Stockton Research Manager, Jamie-Leigh Ruse Senior Research & Policy Officer, National Energy Actio
- Fuel poverty and health: Reflections on past research and priorities for the future (pdf)
- Occupant Behaviour as a Fourth Driver of Fuel Poverty?
Ade Kearns, University of Glasgow
- The link between retrofit and health – Myth-busting
Tom Woolley, Bevan Architects
- Beyond ill health: Understanding the multiple harms of fuel poverty through the Capabilities Approach
Victoria Pellicer, Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management, Universitat Politècnica de València
Neil Simcock, Liverpool John Moores University‘
- Old and Cold’ – how cold homes affect the elderly demographic.
University of Bath
- Household Based Energy Efficiency Rating: a new approach to targeting the fuel poor
Kevin Jobson, Energy Audit Company
William Baker, Citizens Advice/Eaga
- Cold start: health effects of energy poverty on youth
Kim O’Sullivan, University of Otago
(Kim talks about the tool ‘Your House is Cold – so what?’)
Cold homes, fuel poverty and health (2)
- Being Warm Being Happy: keeping warm for adults with a learning disability (pdf)
Beth Taylor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield and Speak Up
- Transformative or same old situation: What is the value of an enhanced installation and follow-up energy advice for vulnerable households getting a new smart meter? (pdf)
Nicky Hodges (CSE) and Steve Brogden (British Gas)
- Barnsley’s approach to addressing fuel poverty (pdf)
Jenny MacPhail Barnsley Local Authority
- Energy vulnerability and emotion: the lived experience of social housing tenants (pdf)
Tom Hargreaves and Noel Longhurst, University of East Anglia Science, Society and Sustainability Research Group (3S): Emotional Health and Fuel Poverty
Photos by Graeme Sherriff and Margaret Probin (and a kind Sheffield waiter).