Warm homes: Drivers of the demand for heating in the residential sector in New Zealand

@inproceedings{HowdenChapman2009WarmHD,
  title={Warm homes: Drivers of the demand for heating in the residential sector in New Zealand},
  author={Philippa Howden-Chapman and Helen Viggers and Ralph Chapman and D O’Dea and Sarah Free and Kimberley C. O'Sullivan},
  year={2009}
}
New Zealand houses are large, often poorly constructed and heated, by OECD standards, and consequently are colder and damper indoors than recommended by the World Health Organisation. This affects both the energy consumption and the health of households. The traditional New Zealand household pattern of only heating one room of the house has been unchanged for decades, although there has been substantial market penetration of unflued gas heaters and more recently heat pumps. This paper describes… CONTINUE READING

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