Stirling-based procurement services provider PfH Scotland, which represents 95 social housing providers across Scotland, has appointed 25 contractors to its new £0.25 billion Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing 2 (EESSH2) framework.
Today we launch our COP26 feature showcasing the efforts of Scotland’s dynamic affordable housing sector with the first episode of our new Scottish Housing News Podcast - a scene-setting round table discussion featuring David Bookbinder, director of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Ho
The Scottish Housing Day partners have commissioned research with the support of Aico to find out more about public awareness and attitudes towards housing and the climate emergency in Scotland. Scottish Housing Day is an annual event aimed at encouraging discussion on a particular challenge or
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) is working with Changeworks and Collective Architecture to deliver a zero carbon event in support of Scottish Housing Day as it publishes a report on the progress made by the social housing sector to meet the first EESSH target of December 2020.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has launched a new Energy Forum in partnership with Changeworks and Warmworks. The forum, on 19 August, will allow staff with an interest in energy-related issues to keep up to date with the latest developments, share best practice, and discuss
A new energy efficiency standard for social homes would only reduce fuel poverty by 24% despite costing housing associations an estimated £2 billion by 2032, a new report released today by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has found.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has formed a strategic partnership with Changeworks and Warmworks to provide its members with increased expertise and support on improving energy efficiency and tackling fuel poverty. Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity
In this guest blog for CIH Scotland, Katy Syme talks about how Changeworks is supporting the housing sector to deliver on challenging targets and juggle competing priorities. Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living – a trusted ex
The UK Government's Warm Home Discount scheme (WHD) is seen as vital by those who receive it but it is failing to help significant numbers of people in Scotland who are in fuel poverty, according to new research by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and Changeworks. The WHD scheme, which was f
Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has welcomed the Scottish Government plans to “generate significant economic growth, combined with a focus on supporting jobs, skills and training” but warned that new proposals on planning contradicted such intentions. Announcing its decision to ac
Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new energy cost reduction project that has been launched in the town. Change Works in Peebles aims to reduce gas and electricity usage and energy bills, improve warmth in local homes and trial new approaches to improve energy e
Scores of residents in and around Edinburgh are set to benefit from free insight and advice on their energy use, as part of a smart technology research initiative. Sensor technology that helps consumers to use less gas and electricity - and potentially save on energy bills - has already been success