Ciould this be adapted in ireland to improve the wider economy, a way of making the “green economy” more proactive?
Grants are available from SEI for increasing fuel efficincy and promote insulation but perhaps by an aerial survey, for e.g dulbin, with a thermal imaging system you could direct marketing, grants etc toward households with an identified problem.
This would of course provide jobs in our lcoal survey/geo economy as well as the green economy.
It would also encourage some of the savings that people have to be released and stimulate local economys as people avail of grants to have insulation fitted.
The SEI/Dublin co co/DOELG arange for a irsh survey company to fly the city, tying in observed hotspots with addresses.
Data put on line and the SEI also designs a personlaised/trageted mailshot (you get a letter through door with a airphot of your roof glowing bright red!) with details of how to avail of grants.
Bluesky Thermal Data Will Help UK Council Address Fuel Poverty – Directions Magazine