UCL Energy Institute


UCL-Energy lecturer named as member of DECC's Smarter Heating Controls steering group

23 January 2013

domestic energy use

Michelle Shipworth, Lecturer in Energy and Social Sciences at the UCL Energy Institute, has been appointed as an external member on the Department for Energy and Climate Change's Smarter Heating Controls Research Program Steering Group.

The aims of the research program will be to:

  • Establish if improving heating controls reduces the energy consumed by householders and why they do (or don’t);
  • Drive technological innovation towards maximising energy savings;
  • Facilitate a holistic and integrated approach to overall energy reduction in buildings; and
  • Identify potential adoption paths.