Tales from a well-wrapped historian: smart meters and the management of heating

by Anna Carlsson-Hyslop (more…)

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Stacking wood and staying warm: Temporal organization of domestic heating practices. Jenny Rinkinen

Jenny talked about her research on using wood to heat homes in Finland. Heating with wood happens at different scales and takes different forms. There are central heating systems that use wood pellets rather than coal or oil for fuel and that provide an even heat throughout the home. And then there are log fires. These need regular attention and they provide more localised and more variable…

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Home heating: Technologies, practices and prospects. Matt Lipson

Home heating accounts for a significant proportion of energy use in the UK. In this talk, Matt discussed options and possibilities for home heating, now and in the future.

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