Hypothermia and energy conservation: a tradeoff for elderly persons?

  • Steven M Macey
  • Published 1989 in
    International journal of aging & human…

Abstract

For many elderly people, residential energy conservation options are often limited to little or no cost measures such as reducing their winter nighttime thermostat setting. As a result, conflicts can arise between the need to preserve health and the necessity to conserve energy. Under these circumstances, accidental hypothermia is an important and growing… (More)

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