The heat is on: the growing problem of overheating in domestic homes in England and the need for a national strategy

Overheating in homes is a relatively new but rapidly expanding problem. Many homes in England face an alarming risk of overheating, impacting people’s comfort, health and productivity. This briefing addresses the complex issue of overheating in homes. Drawing on findings from a small research project by academics from the University of Glasgow, the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), the briefing sets out our current understanding of overheating in domestic homes, as well as key challenges and common mitigations. 

Author(s): Noelene Marisa Yesudas
Published: 21 March 2024
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