Lancet Countdown 2017 report

lancet countdown

The prestigious ‘Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change’ report for 2017 is now available. The report is co-authored by members of the Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) team. The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary, long-term effort to identify and address the links between […]

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CEE research in Clean Growth plan

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The government’s new Clean Growth Strategy references research from the Centre for Energy Epidemiology(CEE). The long-awaited document lays out the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions while boosting the national income. Members of the CEE team were part of the Levering Economics […]

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Springing a leak? The gaps in airtightness regulations

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Findings from the Centre for Energy Epidemiology raise concerns about whether new buildings are compliant with building regulations on airtightness. In a paper entitled ‘Hitting the target and missing the point’: Analysis of air permeability data for new UK dwellings and what it reveals about the testing procedure‘ a group […]

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Mobility as a Service: The route forward?

mobility as a service

Meet the researchers looking into the concept of ‘mobility as a service’ that could replace the need for personal vehicles. Attitudes to transport With the need to reduce carbon emissions across society ever-growing, every area of our lives is being scrutinised for ways to cut down on unnecessary energy use. […]

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Tunnel vision – taking heat from beneath the streets

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Members of the i-STUTE and CEE teams have won a £200k grant to investigate recovering heat from London’s subterranean tunnels. The London Urban Sub-Terrain Energy Recovery (LUSTER) project is led by Professor Graeme Maidment of London South Bank University, who will work with Dr Akos Revesz to look at a […]

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CEE’s Virginia Gori wins EPSRC Fellowship

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The Centre for Energy Epidemiology’s Dr Virginia Gori has been awarded a prestigious EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship. Dr Gori (of the UCL Energy Institute) will be studying ‘Bayesian Building Physics: The Rapid Characterisation of Dynamic Building Heat Loss’. The two-year fellowship awards exceptional candidates who have just finished EPSRC-funded PhDs. […]

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EBC annual report features CEE Centre

EBC

The International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Annual Report features the CEE Centre’s ‘Building Energy Epidemiology’ project  The project’s full title is ANNEX 70: ‘Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale’. The work is lead by the UCL Energy Institute’s Dr Ian […]

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CEE Director in India with BEIS Delegation

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The Centre for Energy Epidemiology’s Professor Tadj Oreszczyn was in New Delhi on 6-7th April as part of an India-UK Energy for Growth Dialogue. The event was the first of its kind and aimed to cement the committment between India and the UK to work together on Energy for Growth. […]

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Spark of Life Exhibition features EUED people

spark of life

The Wellcome Collection’s exhibition on the story of electricity ‘The Spark of Life’ features contributions from EUED colleagues from the CEE and DEMAND Centres. The exhibition – at the Wellcome Collection gallery in London – looks at the representation and uses of electricity in art and science throughout history. The […]

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Next dimension of building energy modelling?

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UCL’s Steve Evans and Dr Rob Liddiard on a new kind of 3D modelling that is giving a deeper understanding of energy use in buildings and premises.   Imagine having an explorable 3D map of all the shops and offices in a town or city. For researchers and policymakers trying […]

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Oreszczyn around Australia and New Zealand

Centre for Energy Epidemiology Director Professor Tadj Oreszczyn has been promoting the work of the Centre in Australia and New Zealand with seminars, keynotes and research meetings. The highlights of a packed schedule included the IREE 2017 conference and Insulation Plus! Oreszczyn gave the opening keynote at the ‘Improving Residential […]

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IEA Annex 70 enters operation phase

IEA Annex 70

The IEA (International Energy Agency) Energy in Building and Communities Programme has approved ‘Annex 70 – Building Energy Epidemiology’ to begin its operational phase. This Annex (or research project) is being led by Dr Ian Hamilton of the EUED Centre for Energy Epidemiology at University College London. The project is […]

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New CEE website

CEE website

The RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) has launched a new website with additional resources and features. Visit the site now to find out more.  CEE website The revamped site cee.ac.uk gives a wealth of detail about the Centre’s individual projects, researchers, data and publications. CEE is the UK’s first […]

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CEE research informs The Lancet Countdown

Work from the Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) contributes to ‘The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change’. This collaboration between academics and practitioners from all over the world follows on from 2015’s Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change which aimed to provide a global overview of […]

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Exploring the links between energy efficiency and health

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The Centre for Energy Epidemiology contributes to government actions to improve health and prevent illness by understanding the direct and indirect effects of energy efficiency on health, writes James O’Toole, EUED Coordinator.   Using energy efficiency as a measure to improve health is increasing. Examples of measures so far carried […]

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Hinkley Point C briefing note from CEE Centre

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RCUK CEE Deputy Director Andrew Smith and UCL ISR’s Michael Grubb have produced a briefing note on Hinkley Point C and other 3rd-gen nuclear in the context of the UK’s future energy system. In this briefing – compiled in light of recent developments – one main finding is that Hinkley […]

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New Energy Dataset is Released

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The RCUK CEE Centre has launched the first release of its spatially and temporally disaggregate dataset on electricity consumption and generation, the catchily-named P114 dataset, writes CEE Deputy Director Andrew Smith. CEE has procured a unique arrangement with the data-provider, ELEXON, to supply a consortium of UK universities with access […]

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