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.
Foreword. Overview and policy recommendations. Defining the problem. Existing and likely initiatives. Appliances and affordable warmth. Identifying policy objectives. Strategies for action. Administrative issues and mechanisms. Cost implications for a policy of affordable warmth. The Watt Committee: objectives, historical background and current programme. Member institutions of the Watt Committee on energy. Watt Committee reports. Index.