Fuel Poverty

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A major facelift for more than 100 flats in central Ayr is set to drive down heating bills for tenants and residents. South Ayrshire Council is taking forward a £900,000 project to transform flats in Wallacetoun as part of a project to deliver energy efficient homes.

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Figures showing there were nearly 3,000 additional winter deaths last year show that Scotland’s cold and draughty housing stock must be upgraded as a matter of urgency, the Existing Homes Alliance has argued. The annual Winter Mortality in Scotland report published yesterday by the Scottish Govern

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A pilot project to improve the energy efficiency of homes and businesses in Aberdeenshire is to move forward following the award of more than £660,000 by the Scottish Government. The project will involve the installation of energy efficiency measures to social and private housing in Huntly, Lumsden

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Professor Karen Turner and Dr Fiona Riddoch from the University of Strathclyde Centre for Energy Policy outline why new thinking shows energy efficiency investment can cut costs, improve health and boost the economy. On 6th September 2016 Nicola Sturgeon announced a stimulus package to support the S

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Manor Estates Housing Association is about to embark on next stage of its successful Wall Insulation Programme. Having the benefit of Scottish Government HEEPS ABS funding for owner occupied properties, Manor Estates worked throughout 2016/17 with Mitie Property Services Scotland Ltd. at Telford Roa

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Homes and businesses across 11 local authority areas are to receive a share of over £9 million of Scottish Government funding to pilot new and innovative approaches to drive down energy bills and tackle climate change. Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) Pathfinder Fund is being directe

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More people will be able to make their homes warm and water-tight through a new £10 million fund. The pilot scheme in Glasgow, Argyll and Bute and Perthshire will provide equity loans of up to £40,000 to home owners on low incomes to help them make essential repairs to leaking roofs and building s

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As fuel poverty in the Western Isles continues to climb, a report to the Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) board has highlighted the Association’s progress as it endeavours to provide tenants with the best opportunities possible to escape fuel poverty. A recent HHP study, which was funded by Cal

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Leading economists have today backed calls for greater investment in energy efficiency in Scotland, calling it one of the best ways to drive up economic activity and tackle cold homes. The economists from the London School of Economics and the University of Strathclyde said that energy efficiency pr

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After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Scottish Housing News highlights the details of interest to housing associations and the wider sector. House building

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Alan Ferguson The Scottish Government’s priority for warm homes has “lit up” the Programme for Government and been welcomed across the sector.

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