Reduced acute hospitalisation with the Healthy Housing Programme:

Jackson, G., Thornley, S., Woolston, J., Papa, D., Bernacchi, A., & Moore, T.

30 January, 2011

This study investigated the impact of the Healthy Housing Programme in reducing acute hospitalisations in South Auckland, New Zealand.

Retrofitting houses with insulation: A cost–benefit analysis of a randomised community trial:

Chapman, R., Howden Chapman, P., Viggers, H., O’Dea, D., & Kennedy, M.

4 April, 2009

Housing is an important environmental influence on population health, and there is growing evidence of health effects from indoor environment characteristics such as low indoor temperatures.

Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: Randomised controlled trial:

Howden-Chapman, P., Pierse, N., Nicholls, S., Gillespie-Bennett, J., Viggers, H., Cunningham, M. et al.

23 September, 2008

Objective: To assess whether non-polluting, more effective home heating (heat pump, wood pellet burner, flued gas) has a positive effect on the health of children with asthma.

Effect of insulating existing houses on health inequality: Cluster randomised study in the community:

Howden-Chapman, P., Matheson, A., Crane, J., Viggers, H., Cunningham, M., Blakely, T., et al.

14 October, 2006

Objective: To determine whether insulating existing houses increases indoor temperatures and improves occupants' health and wellbeing.