Chapter 7 - Adequate Heating and Health

This chapter of the Toolkit looks at the impact that cold temperatures have on health such as increased winter mortality or excess winter deaths, the link between asthma and cold homes and how getting the right temperature can lead to better health. It investigates condensation and dampness and how to deal with mould.

This set of links below are the individual factsheets in Chapter VII: Adequate Heating and Health. 

7. a The Impact of Cold Temperatures on Health

7. b Getting the Temperature Right

7. c Condensation and Dampness