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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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With the general election just two weeks away, the Scottish Federation of Housing Association (SFHA) has revealed its five-point plan to reduce the damaging impact of welfare reforms. The membership body said welfare reforms have increased the vulnerability of tenants and impacted on the ability of

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Aberdeen City Council has agreed to press on with a full business case for the proposed Phase 1 heat network in Torry which would be connected to about 800 homes and public buildings. The energy for the heat network would be generated by the Energy from Waste (EfW) plant which was given planning per

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Scottish pensioners will receive Winter Fuel Payments regardless of their income, despite plans to introduce means testing in England and Wales, The Times reports. Following the launch of the Conservative manifesto, which pledged to end the universal benefit south of the border, the Scottish Conserv

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Fuel poverty charity Energy Action Scotland has called for the next UK government to implement three action points to ensure the UK can reach the point where domestic energy is an affordable commodity for all and housing is energy efficient. In a briefing note published ahead of next month’s gener

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