Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Updated: 23 Feb 2018
Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency
This section contains energy efficiency and sustainability related research which is used to assist the Housing Executive in discharging its role as the Home Energy Conservation Authority (HECA).

External Wall Insulation Pilot Scheme

This provides a summary of the external wall insulation scheme pilot that was undertaken by the NIHE in 2013.

Torrens Solar Panel Evaluation

In September 2013 the our Research unit completed a piece of research on behalf of FOLD HA and the Housing Executive’s Energy Unit in the newly built Torrens estate. The overall aim of the research project was to gauge satisfaction among users of the new solar thermal water heating system, with a view to providing a evidence base for both FOLD Housing Association and the Housing Executive to develop and further refine policies and procedures relating to installation and maintenance.

Warm Homes Early Years Customer Satisfaction Survey Report (Published September 2014)

The Housing Executive, was a quality assurance contractor for the Warm Homes Scheme whilst it was running. This would involve regularly assessing levels of customer satisfaction with the different elements of the Warm Homes service, with a view to identifying areas for improvement, where appropriate.

Warm Homes Customer Satisfaction Survey 2013

The Housing Executive, was a quality assurance contractor for the Warm Homes Scheme whilst it was running. This would involve regularly assessing levels of customer satisfaction with the different elements of the Warm Homes service, with a view to identifying areas for improvement, where appropriate.

New Heating Solutions 2012 (September 2013)

With rising fuel prices and fuel poverty, and ambitious local targets for using renewable energy, it is imperative that the cost effectiveness of energy systems in our homes are evaluated. Our Research Unit has completed an evaluation of a range of new heating solutions and their impact on tenants both in cost and usage.

Attitudes to Energy Efficiency 2006

Survey exploring the publics' attitudes to Energy Efficiency.