The Domestic Sector — Data, History and Prospects

  • Richard Bending
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 9)


In this lecture we shall consider briefly the data necessary for an understanding of the domestic sector, and then review the history of energy use in this sector, and the prospects for changes in the pattern of fuel use.


Solid Fuel Housing Stock Fuel Price Space Heating Electrical Appliance 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Bending
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  1. 1.Energy Research Group Cavendish LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeUK

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