Profile of Mr Stephen Lorimer University College London

Stephen Lorimer

Steve Lorimer is a town planner-urban designer and research student in the University College London Energy Institute, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. He is currently writing his thesis on how taking account of both the individual home and its neighbourhood level impacts on how electricity use is predicted for residential buildings.

General research interests

Steve has done a variety of research work in sustainability and the built environment in the UK, including a wide-ranging review of energy research in residential and commercial buildings, how practitioners can approach urban design and climate change, the relationship of sustainability and sport, urban meteorology, the impact of hedonism on energy demand, behaviour change in the use of electronics, and the impact of locking organisations into private-finance initiatives.

PhD/Postdoctoral Research Title

Modelling and validation techniques for bottom-up housing stock modelling of non-heating end-use energy in England

Latest deposited documents

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Reg (February 2012)

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Review of planning and sustainable communities: Emerging through public choice or mandate? image
Review of planning and sustainable communities: Emerging through public choice or mandate? (February 2012)

Several policy instruments promoted by both governments and inter-governmental organisations focus on behaviour change in individuals in order to...