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Fuel Poverty

Warm Homes: Tackling Fuel Poverty

Comptroller and Auditor General, Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) Fuel poverty amongst vulnerable owner occupiers and private rented households A household is in fuel poverty if, in order to maintain an acceptable level of temperature throughout the h ...

Budget Choices: CORI Justice Policy Briefing

CORI Justice EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, HOUSING, HUMAN RIGHTS, INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, SOCIAL POLICY, TAXATION, UNEMPLOYMENT Core Policy Objective: To build a society where human rights are respected, human dignity is protected, h ...

Heat or Eat: The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Nutritional and Health Risks Among Children Less Than 3 Years of Age

Frank, D. et al CHILD NUTRITION, FOOD AND NUTRITION, FOOD SAFETY, FUEL POVERTY, GROWTH, HOME, LOW INCOME In response to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Energy Crisis of 1979, in fiscal year 1981, Congress implemented the Low-Income E ...

Effect of Air-Pollution Control on Death Rates in Dublin, Ireland: An Intervention Study

Clancy, L., Goodman, P., Sinclair, H., Dockery, D.W. The effect of the Irish Government intervention (which banned the marketing, sale, and distribution of bituminous coals within the city of Dublin) and an assessment of the effect of the ban of coal on d ...

Cost-benefit Analysis of Domestic Energy Efficiency

Clinch, J. P. and Healy, J. D. COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, FUEL POVERTY, IMPACT ASSESSMENT There are a number of driving forces behind energy efficiency. In recent times, the Kyoto Protocol has been the most prominent in bringing energy efficiency to the fore. ...

Community Energy Efficiency Programme

Tyrone, Armagh, Down and Antrim (TADA) Rural Network FUEL POVERTY, WELLBEING In order to tackle the impact of fuel poverty on health and well-being, the project uses a community development approach to remove people from fuel poverty and in particular to ...

Research Report Database

National Energy Action (NEA) Database for the dissemination of fuel poverty information A study in July 2005 between NEA, and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at the University of Oxford published findings from a scoping study, which examined curr ...

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Housing Executive Fuel poverty and housing The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is a Non-Departmental Public Body, established by the Housing Executive Act (Northern Ireland) 1971. Under this Act, it took over the housing responsibiliti ...

National Energy Action Northern Ireland

National Energy Action Northern Ireland Fuel poverty NEA develops and promotes energy efficiency services to tackle the heating and insulation problems of low-income households. Working in partnership with central and local government; with fuel utilities ...

Investing for Health

Investing for Health FUEL POVERTY, HEALTH POLICY, PREVENTION, WELLBEING Investing for health presents a cross-departmental, multi-sectoral framework for action to improve health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland by setting out how the Northern Ireland Exe ...

Electricity Supply Board (ESB)

Government of Ireland COMMUNICATION, FUEL POVERTY, ENERGY, UTILITY Founded in 1927, the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland. It is 95 per cent owned by the Government of Ireland, with the remaining shares h ...

Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)

Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) DATA, ECONOMICS, FUEL POVERTY, RESEARCH, SOCIETY The ESRI produces high-quality research that contributes to understanding economic and social change and that informs public policymaking and civil society in I ...

Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Government of Ireland Environment, Water, Natural heritage, Built heritage, Planning, Housing, Local government, Meteorological services, Corporate services The Mission of the department is to pursue sustainable development. In pursuing this mission its m ...

Department of Social and Family Affairs

Government of Ireland EDUCATION, FUEL POVERTY, INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, SOCIETY The Department formulates appropriate social protection policies and administers and manages the delivery of statutory and non-statutory schemes and services. The Department ...

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Government of Ireland COMMUNICATION, ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has responsibility for the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Energy sectors. It regulates, protects and develops the Natural R ...

Combat Poverty Agency

Combat Poverty Agency FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, POVERTY For over 20 years Combat Poverty played a key role in increasing awareness and understanding of poverty and in influencing and informing government policies to tackle poverty in Ireland. From the out ...

HIA Forum, HIA: A tool to support healthier communities (September 2009)

10.14655/20090015 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment The HIA Forum provides an opportunity for those with an interest in HIA to meet, share experiences, hear about new developments and consider how to progress HIA. 2009 HIA For ...

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