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|Title: ||Developing a geographically detailed housing stock model for the North East of England|
|Authors: ||Lee, Timothy|
Firth, Steven K.
Lomas, Kevin J.
|Keywords: ||Domestic stock model|
|Issue Date: ||2014|
|Publisher: ||Urban Sustainability and Resilience (USAR) Conference Series|
|Citation: ||LEE, T. ... et al., 2014. Developing a geographically detailed housing stock model for the North East of England. IN: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, 3 – 5 November 2014.|
|Abstract: ||Housing stock models predict long term changes in the stock to
inform national policy. They operate with a set of reference dwellings
representing the national stock, which are changed in response to different
scenarios. However, national level models do not consider geographical
variations (urban location/rural surroundings, index of multiple deprivation score,
etc.), so cannot aid in targeting improvement measures (eg: insulation, microgeneration,
etc.) locally. A geographically varying model can identify which
measures are most appropriate in a particular location. In this paper a method
has been designed and implemented using information at LSOA level (c. 700
dwellings each) to introduce geographical variation for a model of the North
East of England. It has been tested against DECC meter data and over 80% of
LSOAs are predicted to within ±25% of DECC’s data. The model allows
localised policies and interventions to be tested, and is principally of interest to
local government and energy efficiency initiatives.|
|Description: ||This is a conference paper.|
|Sponsor: ||This work is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
(EPSRC) under their Sustainable Urban Environment Programme (grant
EP/I002154/1) to SECURE: Self Conserving Urban Environments, https://www.
secure-project.org/. SECURE is a consortium of four UK universities: Newcastle
University, the University of Sheffield, the University of Exeter and Loughborough
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers (Civil and Building Engineering)|
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