Assessing the number of users who are excluded by domestic heating controls

  title={Assessing the number of users who are excluded by domestic heating controls},
  author={Nicola Combe and David Harrison and Hua Dong and Salmaan Craig and Zachary M. Gill},
  journal={International Journal of Sustainable Engineering},
  pages={84 - 92}
Space heating accounts for almost 60% of the energy delivered to housing which in turn accounts for nearly 27% of the total UK's carbon emissions. This study was conducted to investigate the influence of heating control design on the degree of ‘user exclusion’. This was calculated using the Design Exclusion Calculator, developed by the Engineering Design Centre at the University of Cambridge. To elucidate the capability requirements of the system, a detailed hierarchical task analysis was… 

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