To reach net zero targets, we’re going to need to drastically reduce the amount of fossil-fuel generated heating in our homes.
Heating accounts for more carbon dioxide emissions than any other aspect of our lives for the average UK household. In order to reach net zero targets, we’re going to need to drastically reduce the amount of fossil-fuel generated heating – in other words, gas or oil boilers – in our homes.
Whether you’re working from home all day, gaming hard after hours, or both, your computer adds a measurable amount of heat to your home. Here’s why and how to calculate exactly how much it’s heating the place up.
Home is where the heart is, but with climate change the way our homes are built and required to function is shifting. Overheating is just one example that is being discussed at length within the academic and commercial sectors. Projections for UK homes in 2050 and 2080 show significant issues around overheating and sustained overheating during longer periods than currently designed for. Here, Claire Brown argues that decarbonising the UK residential sector requires clear leadership, collaboration, and strong legislative support.
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