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Energy Projects in Milton Keynes: Energy Consultative Unit Progress Report 1976-1981

Fuller, S.; Doggart, J. and Everett, R. (1982). Energy Projects in Milton Keynes: Energy Consultative Unit Progress Report 1976-1981. Milton Keynes Development Corporation (MKDC), Milton Keynes, UK.

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Abstract

The Energy Consultative Unit was a joint Open University/MKDC body set up by Professor Jake Chapman, founder of the OU Energy Research Group. This report describes the work carried out on energy-related projects in Milton Keynes over the period 1976-1981, many of them involving the Open University. After a short explanation of how energy is used in the UK, the report introduces the Energy Consultative Unit projects and summarises the main conclusions drawn from the Unit's work. It then describes the projects on which the Unit has worked and summarises other energy projects under way in the new city. It does not go into the projects in detail, but there are a number of technical reports available for people who want to study them in more depth, and these are listed in the back of the report. The projects represent the work of a considerable number of people and a list of acknowledgements, indicating who should be contacted for further information, is also set out at the back of the report.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 1982 Milton Keynes Development Corporation
Extra Information: Related reports:

Chapman, J.; Lowe, R. and Everett, R. (1985). The Pennyland Project. Energy Research Group, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Everett, R.; Horton, A. and Doggart, J. (1985). Linford Low Energy Houses. Energy Research Group, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

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Deposited in this repository with kind permission from the Homes and Communities Agency, the successor to the Milton Keynes Development Corporation.

Keywords: energy-related project; new town; Milton Keynes; energy; housing; urban planning; heat pump; solar; insulation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Item ID: 19946
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2010 11:50
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 06:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19946
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