Why do People Not Insulate Their Homes?

Housing Net Zero is to explain the problem, the answers and why it costs no money

How to make sure that people insulate their homes​

Notably at no cost to the householder, housebuyer, mortgage company and Treasury

Infrared Photos

semi-detatched and detatched houses
Red side poorly insulated, blue side fully insulated
New detatched house noticably poor loft insulation

Academic References

Jamiu A. et al. Understanding the impediments to sustainable structural retrofit of existing buildings in the UK. Journal of Building Engineering 60 (2022) 105168

John Barrett, Steve Pye, Sam Betts-Davies et al. Energy demand reduction options for meeting national zero-emission targets in the United Kingdom Nature Energy August 728 2022.

J Rosenow, R Lowes, O Broad, et al. The Pathway to Net Zero Heating in the UK. Discussion paper. UKERC, London 2020

Kumar C. Great homes upgrade – an investment and policy package to futureproof UK housing. Policy Briefing. New Economics Foundation 2021. (a lot of good suggestions that may fit well with the housingnetzero website)

Glossary of terms 

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