Monitoring & Testing

A team from Durham University Energy Institute will monitor and evaluate the key elements of the SWII ‘Whole Place’ trial and deliver a research and monitoring programme providing an assessment framework for the SWI system/product, smart energy controls and advice and support elements of the project trial that tests and evaluates:

  • Whole Place energy and carbon savings and impacts on fuel poverty
  • Impact of domestic smart energy controls on energy usage
  • Impact of ‘Energy Friend’ on energy usage and fuel poverty
  • Commercial viability and affordability of the SWI system
  • SWI System Performance – Building/construction performance, thermal performance assessed using in situ trial data
  • Compliance – planning, building regulations, and industry adoptable standards

Solid Wall Insulation Innovation

Delivered in former mining communities across Durham