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Reference Number ETI-SS9004
Title Smart Systems and Heat (SSH) Programme - Consumer Insights
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) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Consumer attitudes and behaviour) 50%;
Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Technology acceptance) 50%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Energy Systems Catapult Limited
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 07 July 2015
End Date 30 June 2017
Duration 24 months
Total Grant Value £140,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region West Midlands
Programme Smart Systems and Heat
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Energy Systems Catapult Limited (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , Mechanical Engineering, Loughborough University (0.001%)
Project Contact , Bonamy Finch (0.001%)
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Objectives This project will provide insights into consumer behaviour relating to heat decisions.

This project provided insights into consumer behaviour relating to the heating decisions they make.

The project consisted of four pieces of consultancy work to provide the overall view of consumer behaviour. These pieces of workexamined:

  • Consumer response and behavioursanalysis
  • A literature review of personality and risky heatdecisions
  • Household heating designaids
  • Segmentationanalysis
Publications (none)
Final Report (none)
Added to Database 11/10/18