Survey among single-family house owners in Sztum
Survey among single-family house owners in SztumMeasure
The survey conducted by the city of Sztum targeted owners of and families living in single-family houses in a quarter limited by Chopin, Kopernika, Skłodowska and Konopnicka streets. There are approximately 50 houses in the quarter.
The survey aimed at:
- collecting basic data about buildings in the designated area: number, type, technical condition, thermal insulation (if existing, if yes - what type), past investments made.
- collecting basic demographic data on the residents (number of people in the household, their age, average income, etc.).
- assessing the resident's state of knowledge about available solutions to improve energy efficiency of the building.
- assessing the popularity of different existing solutions to improve energy efficiency of buildings.
The study was carried out as a part of a German-Polish cities cooperation focusing on the development of low-carbon economy. District selected for the survey is one of the oldest in the city, with old buildings significantly contributing to the local air pollution. The survey was the first stage of larger research and aimed at selecting buildings to be offered free thermal audit (to be conducted if owners express their interest. The questionnaire was prepared by the researcher in consultation with the Ordering Party - adelphi Foundation (coordinator of the umbrella project) and the City of Sztum. The data obtained from the survey will be a basis for further measures aiming at the reduction of low-stack emissjions in the city and thus - the health conditions and comfort of the citizens. It will also help to prepare the appropriate assistance programme for those affected by energy poverty.