Fuel Poverty

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Residents of a Midlothian street are set to benefit from lower fuel bills and cosier homes thanks to a Scottish Government grant obtained by Castle Rock Edinvar. The four-in-a-block former coal board homes at Wallace Crescent in Roslin were built nearly seventy years ago using solid brick, which ha

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Di Alexander As the Scottish Government prepares to begin a consultation in to fuel poverty, a new strategy has been drafted which could be adopted by the Rural & Islands Housing Associations Forum (RIHAF) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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Around 80 frail and vulnerable people across the UK will die every day this winter unless action is taking to prevent fuel poverty, a new report has warned. Released in response to new UK government figures on fuel poverty levels in England, the report by charities National Energy Action (NEA) and E

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Energy suppliers are not doing enough to help customers on low incomes, according to a new report by Citizens Advice Scotland. The charity's Energy Advice in Detail report for the year 2015-16 shows that the most common issues again concerned billing and metering, and that suppliers are not doing en

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Argyll and Bute Council is giving householders the opportunity to make their homes more energy efficient as a result of the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS). The council has been awarded a grant of £1,669,978 to help residents ma

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NHS Tayside energy officer John Ruddy (left) and property environmental and quality manager Philip Wilde at Ninewells Hospital Staff at NHS Tayside are learning how they can save energy at home and in the workplace as part of a new energy efficiency campaign.

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Specialist heating contractors from across Scotland are being invited to submit bids to take part in a new £600 million procurement framework specifically designed to help registered social landlords meet their obligations under the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH). The new fra

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A new service will be launched tomorrow which aims to provide affordable, Passivhaus-standard social housing in Scotland. John Gilbert Architects and contractors Stewart & Shields have developed Passivhoos – homes designed specifically for Scottish social housing providers that meet internatio

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A near £4 million programme of external wall insulation is to be installed into Dundee City Council homes thanks to the Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland, councillors will be told next week. Members of the neighbourhood services committee will hear that properties in Tullideph, Marshall

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