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
Manor Estates Housing Association has completed the third phase of its external wall insulation programme on houses and flatted properties. Over the last three years the Association has expended over £4 million and insulated 707 homes working with Scottish Government HEEPS ABS and HEEPS Loan Scheme
A tenant with GHA fuel advisor Maureen McMahon A new report has found that face-to-face advice schemes for Scots who are in fuel poverty are a necessary service for certain consumers but that improved monitoring and evaluation of projects is needed.
Wider regulation, more technical and financial support and better monitoring systems are priority requirements for promoting district heating in the social housing sector, according to a new research report. Published by environmental charity Changeworks, District heating: Delivering affordable and
Teresa Bray To coincide with the announcement of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme pilots, which is expected any day now, Changeworks is developing a series of insight papers to inform the debate on how to best deliver the programme.
Researchers on a project jointly managed by the Centre for Sustainable Energy and Changeworks are calling on social landlords to give their views and experiences of district heating. On the face of it, there is a good fit between district heating and blocks of homes owned by housing associations and
Artist’s impression of the Queensferry Crossing from South Queensferry With six months to go until Scotland’s newest bridge, the Queensferry Crossing, is set to be opened, campaigners are calling for the country’s next big infrastructure project to be one that makes a difference to people’s
Bill and Lillias Anderson say the improvements made to their home thanks to Warmworks have been ‘life changing’ With more than £200 million of support still available, the 2000th customer of a Scottish Government scheme to help vulnerable people trapped by fuel poverty has urged people to take
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.
Social landlords in the UK need to carefully consider how they bill residents for heating in district heating schemes, says new research findings published by environmental charity Changeworks. “Identifying the fair share: billing for district heating” investigates the experiences of social land