How to combine action on housing retrofit with tackling health inequalities (and other injustices)

Hjelmskog, A. (2022) How to combine action on housing retrofit with tackling health inequalities (and other injustices). Project Report. UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE).

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Abstract

Housing retrofit is an essential part of the UK’s Net Zero ambition. While we need to stop using fossil fuel energy in favour of renewable sources, improving the energy efficiency of housing can lower our consumption of energy overall. Reducing demand by both using less fuel, and extensively insulating to improve efficiency, are the first priorities of the ‘Energy Hierarchy’: a commitment of several devolved and regional administrations in the UK, including Glasgow City Council, the Mayor of London and the Welsh Government. This briefing paper highlights the interconnected policy priorities that retrofitting homes can contribute to and takes a Whole Systems Approach to retrofitting as a public health issue. This public health dimension complements work already underway in the UK Collaborative Centre for housing Evidence (CaCHE) and plans for Phase 2 around housing retrofit.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hjelmskog, Dr Annika
Authors: Hjelmskog, A.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > MRC/CSO SPHSU
Journal Name:UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence
Publisher:UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE)

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