Reports and Articles

 

Report Cover 2001

BUILDING IN IGNORANCE:
Improving the Energy Performance of 21st Century Homes

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Published 2001.

Report funded by Energy Efficiency Services for Oxfordshire and published by the Association for the Conservation of Energy on improving the insulation and draughtproofing standards of new UK homes.

 

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SB&D Article Sep 2007LOW-CO2 HEATING

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Published September 2007.

Three page article by David Olivier in Self Build and Design magazine on selecting your heating system for minimum CO2 emissions.

 

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SB&D Article Oct 2007ENERGY-EFFICIENT EXTENSIONS

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Published October 2007.

Four page article by David Olivier in Self Build and Design magazine on a few pitfalls of building well-insulated extensions.

 

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SB&D Article Sep 2012THE AUTONOMOUS HOUSE II

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Published September 2012.

Article by David Olivier in Self Build and Design magazine on the Cropthorne Autonomous House.

 

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Report 2012LESS IS MORE:
Energy Security After Oil

 

Published February 2012.

200 pp. report by David Olivier, with Andy Simmonds, on options to improve the UK’s energy efficiency and achieve energy security as oil runs down. Commissioned by the Association for Environmentally-Conscious Building. Executive summary by Will Anderson, journalist.

 

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