Warmer Worcestershire
Heat Loss Map

How to use the heat loss map

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Finding a property

To find your property, type your postcode in the box to the right of the map and click the Find button. A list of properties matching the postcode you typed will be displayed. If there are more than 5 results you may have to browse the list to find the one you want, using the Next Page and Previous Page buttons: Previous Page icon Next Page icon.

When you have found the address you want, click on its name and the map will zoom in, centred on the property you clicked. A pushpin icon will mark the property. (NB - in Internet Explorer 6 and earlier this and some other graphics may not display properly.)

The colour of the property on the map indicates the amount of heat it is losing through the roof. Green and yellow buildings are losing below average heat; brown and red buildings are losing more than average. White buildings are unclassified.

To clear the results and search for another property, you can either click the Search Again button or the Search Again icon Search Again icon.


Browsing the maps

You can zoom in and out of the map by clicking on different parts of the slider bar (pictured on the right) in the top left corner of the map. Alternatively, if you have a mouse with a wheel you can zoom in and out with that: scroll towards you to zoom out and away from you to zoom in. Slider bar

You can pan around the maps by clicking on the directional arrow icons located around the edge of the map. Alternatively you may click in the map and then drag and drop.


Getting information

You must be zoomed in to one of the top three scales on the slider bar in order to view the heat loss data on the maps. Click on a property to obtain its energy efficiency rating and to link to web pages containing general information.