Living in a cold house can be bad for your health and bad for your quality of life.
In this breakthrough study, researchers from UTS teamed up with Sustainability Victoria to look at the benefits of making houses warmer for vulnerable people.
What they found was that spending relatively small amounts of money to improve thermal comfort had powerful – and sometimes surprising – results for health, well-being and energy savings.
In this episode:
Professor Rosalie Viney, Director the Centre for Health Research and Economics (CHERE) at University of Technology, Sydney
Kerryn Wilmot, Institute for Sustainable Futures at University of Technology, Sydney
Dr Toby Cumming, Sustainability Victoria