Climate change: evidence review of mitigation options in the Built Environment sector

Evidence review of potential climate change mitigation measures in the Built Environment sector.

List of Abbreviations

CHP - Combined Heat and Power

DALYs - Disability Adjusted Life Years

DECC - Department for Energy and Climate Change

DEFRA - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

EEA - European Environment Agency

EEP - Energy and Environment Prediction

EHS - English Housing Survey

EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council

GDP - Gross Domestic Product

GHG - Greenhouse Gas

HIDEEM - Health Impact of Domestic Energy Efficiency Measures

IDEAL - Intelligent Domestic Energy Advice Loop

IEA - International Energy Agency

MVHR - Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery

NERC - Natural Environment Research Council

NICE - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NSIPs - Naturally Structurally Insulated Panels

PM - Particulate Matter

RCUK - Research Councils UK

RPP - Report on Proposals and Policies

SPLiCE - Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy

QALYs - Quality Adjusted Life Years

UHI - Urban Heat Island

UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

VOCs - Volatile Organic Compounds

WHO - World Health Organisation


Email: Debbie Sagar

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