How can we improve our housing stock and strike a balance between public health, cost and environmental impact?
In her seminal work in 1991, Brenda Boardman, who introduces this book, defined the problem of fuel poverty and introduced the concept of Affordable Warmth - the notion that everyone should live in a building which allows them to be free from illness and discomfort, from cold and damp, at a price they can afford. This book is about the issue of affordable warmth and the ways to achieve it. The 34 authors of the 20 contributions are a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary group of leading British experts in the field.
Cutting the Cost of Cold is divided into four sections:
This is a powerful reference source and essential reading for those in the medical and architectural professions, local authority departments and welfare groups with an involvement in this increasingly important area of interest.
Edited by Janet Rudge & Fergus Nicol
Published by E & FN Spon, ISBN 0-419-25050-6