Fuel Poverty

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Huge variations and changes to relevant national and UK wide affordable warmth policies has inevitably hindered progress to eradicate fuel poverty, according to a new report. The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor, produced annually by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS), was publishe

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The UK government’s flagship energy-saving programme, the Green Deal, has not achieved value for money because it failed to persuade householders that energy efficiency measures are worth paying for, the National Audit Office has found. A report by the watchdog, published yesterday, revealed that

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An innovative renewable heating project which could help to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Perth is to be discussed by councillors next week. Members of Perth and Kinross Council’s strategic policy & resources committee will hear how the River Tay Heat Pump and District Heating project ai

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Councillors in Dumfries and Galloway are due to discuss proposed projects on the Home Energy Efficiency Programme Scotland: Area Based scheme (HEEPS:ABS) in the region. A report on the initiative, which will go before the Housing Sub Committee today, will ask member to note the funding allocation of

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A map showing the highest concentrations of cold homes across Scotland Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes by 2025 after new data revealed that there are up to 1.5 million cold homes in the country.

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David Baptie, senior building surveyor (planned) at Dunedin Canmore and George Donaldson, managing director at Insulation Solutions Scotland, celebrate with their award A project to help tackle fuel poverty for 200 Dunedin Canmore tenants has scooped a top energy-efficiency award.

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Health and social care professionals across Scotland should be trained to spot the signs of fuel poverty and refer households for help, according to Shelter Scotland. The national housing and homelessness charity, which this week will launch the national Healthy Homes project, the reach and influenc

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Aileen McLeod The SNP’s commitment to taking the action required to meet to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes was reaffirmed after a vote at the party’s conference over the weekend.

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A campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Scotland using people power is being launched today. One Big Switch has launched the Big Energy Switch in Scotland in response to the current energy affordability crisis gripping Scotland in which one in three Scottish households is suffering from

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Cruden directors David McEvoy (centre left) and Raymond McCafferty (centre right) are presented with Most Innovative Contractor Award A Retrofit App designed to assist social landlords reduce fuel poverty has helped Cruden Building & Renewals take home the prize for Most Innovative Contractor at

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The number of Scottish households in fuel poverty fell by around 15,000 between 2013 and 2014 but still represents 34.9 per cent of all households, according to a new report. A briefing update from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe), estimated that there were 845,000 households livin

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A project to develop Scandinavian-style urban district heating networks in Scotland and another to make all of the country’s buildings warm, healthy and affordable to heat have been named on a shortlist of low carbon, future-proof engineering projects fit for the 21st Century and beyond. Speaking

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