Richard Fitton is a Lecturer in Energy Efficiency in the School of the Built Environment. He leads the monitoring work undertaken within ABERG and is involved in a number of projects with regards to co-heating, U Value measurement, as well as product and retrofit package testing within the Energy House.
Richard has previously been a Building Surveyor and Energy Manager in the public sector. He also advises on the qualification of SAP Assessors and Green Deal Advisors. Richard was a contributor on the Zero Carbon Hub Testing Work Group for the Closing the Gap Between Design and As-Built Performance project.
What does making a house energy efficient actually mean? We know its important: homes account for around a quarter of total energy consumption, and most of this is used for heating and hot water. So anything you can do to...