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Energy in buildings
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This free course was written by Bob Everett. Thanks are also due to Professor Robert Lowe of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London for his detailed comments. The course was updated in June 2023.

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Figure 2 Department of Energy and Climate Change;

Figure 3 Department of Energy and Climate Change;

Figure 18 J.Wingfield;

Figure 26 BASF;

Figure 34a Energy Saving Trust;

Figure 34b National Energy Foundation;

Figure 35 Cogenco Limited;

Figure 36 Logstore Ror Pipe Company;

Figure 37 Claus Deleuran;

Figure 41 UK energy labels: GOV.UK (2023) Regulations: energy information guidance/ the-energy-labelling-of-products;

Figure 43a Mary Evans Picture Library.


The Eco House:  © The Open University.

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