Blog SusLab Winter Pilot

The SusLab winter pilot is a study to gain detailed insights into the role of user behavior in relation to energy use and thermal comfort in homes using the SusLab Toolkit and methodologyThis trans national study takes place during the winter of 2014 / 2015 and is simultaneously carried out in all 4 SusLab partner countries: the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany. 

Brochure - The SusLab approach and Toolbox are best described in the Online SusLab Brochure.

Below you can find an overview of the latest developments of the Winter Pilot.

22 January 2015

In December 2014, the UK team of Royal College of Art, Imperial College London, and Institute for Sustainability installed SusLab sensor toolkits in five houses in Dartford, Kent, a market town to the south-east of London. Our five households are a mixture of families and people living alone. In early February, the householders will start using the SusLab Comfort Dials and Timelines to record more details about the qualitative aspects of their thermal comfort experiences.

19 January 2015

First SusLab Toolkits to be installed this Friday in several households on Rotterdam Heijplaat, the Netherlands. 

15 January 2015

TU Delft started in Heijplaat, Rotterdam with the first three houses! The sensors are installed and the first interviews gave an interesting insight in the current energy use of the occupants.

5 January 2015

The international SusLab pilot on heating and thermal comfort has started! The SusLab Toolkit will be installed in real households in the 4 SusLab partner countries: the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and the United Kingdom.