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posted on 12.09.2013, 08:33 authored by Dennis LovedayDennis Loveday, Keyur Vadodaria
Project CALEBRE ‘Consumer-Appealing Low Energy technologies for Building REtrofitting’ (October 2008 – April 2013) was a £2 million E.ON / RCUK-funded research project comprising a partnership of six leading UK universities, and supported by a Project Advisory Board. Our aim was to contribute to addressing the challenge of reducing UK domestic energy demand and carbon emissions. With our focus largely on solid-wall, ‘hard to heat, hard to treat’ dwellings, we investigated a selection of current, medium and longer-term technologies for domestic energy efficiency refurbishment, with householder perspectives at the heart of our thinking. We approached this from a multi-disciplinary perspective, encompassing a range of techniques that included laboratory testing, simulation modelling, test house field trials and user engagement methods.

Funding

CALEBRE is an E.ON / Research Councils UK-funded research project involving a partnership of six leading UK universities, led by Loughborough University

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Citation

LOVEDAY, D.L. and VADODARIA, K. (eds.), 2013. Project CALEBRE: Consumer Appealing Low Energy technologies for Building REtrofitting: a summary of the project and its findings. Loughborough, UK: : Loughborough University, 38pp.

Publisher

Loughborough University © Project CALEBRE

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VoR (Version of Record)

Publication date

2013

Notes

Note on Referencing: When referencing Individual Briefing Notes, please adopt the following convention: Author(s) of Briefing Note, 2013. Briefing Note Number and Title. In: DL Loveday and K Vadodaria (Eds.), Project CALEBRE: Consumer Appealing Low Energy technologies for Building REtrofitting: A summary of the project and its findings, Loughborough, UK: Loughborough University, Pages (use p. or pp.)

ISBN

978-1-907382-68-0

Language

en

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