Consumers perspective on energy reduction strategies in the domestic household sector

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09:00 to 14:00
Jordanstown campus

Dr. Caterina Brandoni
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UKERC workshop - "Women Buying Green" - Empowering female consumers to reduce the cost of household energy use.


9am to 9.30am Arrival, registration and coffee
9.30 to 9.40am

Welcome and introduction
Dr. Caterina Brandoni, Lecturer in Energy, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, UU

9.40am to 10am

Thermal comfort in domestic household
Prof. Philip Griffith, Head of Belfast School of Architecture and Built Environment, UU

10am to 10.20am

Home insulation and local weather
Mr Andy Frew, NIHE

10.20am to 10.40am

Retrofit insulation of existing properties
Mr Andrew Rennie,Business Development Manager, Kingspan

10.40am to 11am

A comparative study of passive and active wall systems
Dr Donal Cotter, Researcher, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, UU

11am to 11.20am Coffee break
11.20am to 11.40am

“Households’ preferences for future investments in the electricity sector: Evidence from Northern Ireland”
Prof. Alberto Longo, School of Biological Science, QUB

11.40am to 12pm

Factors influencing decision making in domestic energy use
Dr Conor Doyle, NIFRS

12pm to 12.30pm Open discussion: what are the information available and needed to make an informed choice?
12.30pm to 1.30pm Lunch
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