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Reference Number ETI-SS1501
Title Smart Systems and Heat (SSH) Programme - Consumer Behaviour Study
Status Completed
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency(Residential and commercial) 90%;
Other Cross-Cutting Technologies or Research(Other Supporting Data) 10%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Sociology) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Architecture and the Built Environment) 75%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Consumer attitudes and behaviour) 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
PRP Architects
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 01 January 2012
End Date 30 September 2013
Duration 21 months
Total Grant Value £3,000,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region London
Programme Smart Systems and Heat
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , PRP Architects (99.994%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , University College London (0.001%)
Project Contact , National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) (0.001%)
Project Contact , Peabody (0.001%)
Project Contact , Hitachi Europe Ltd (0.001%)
Project Contact , Frontier Economics (0.001%)
Project Contact , TTP: The Technology Partnership (0.001%)
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Objectives No Objectives supplied
Abstract The delivery of consumer energy requirements is a key focus of the Smart Systems and Heat Programme. The Consumer Response and Behavior Project will identify consumer requirements and predict consumer response to Smart Energy System proposals, providing a consumer focus for the other Work Areas. This project involved thousands of respondents providing insight into consumer requirements for heat and energy services, both now and in the future. Particular focus was given to identifying the behaviour that leads people to consume energy - in particular heat and hot water. This 3M project was led by PRP Architects, experts in the built environment. It involved a consortium of academia and industry - UCL Energy Institute, Frontier Economics, The Technology Partnership, The Peabody Trust, National Centre for Social Research and Hitachi Europe
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