Building on the findings of the first National Energy Study,
Sustainable Homes' second National Energy Study (NES
2) evaluates real energy use from over 520 homes over the
period of the 2014/15 winter. The homes were spread across the
The findings have implications for landlords, asset managers,
those commissioning installations of boilers or other energy
efficiency measures, energy efficiency advisors, housing staff and
those working on fuel poverty.
This report provides useful insights including:
- interesting insight into the interaction between various
demographic, technical and social factors that affect energy
- A challenge to the assumption that combi-boilers are always the
most efficient solution.
- the surprising impacts of draughts - an issue not captured by
report or visit the Sustainable Homes website.