Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Aberdeen City Council is encouraging eligible householders to take advantage of the Warmer Homes Aberdeen Scheme. The scheme offers free insulation upgrades to privately owned proper
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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
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.
Homeowners can now apply for an interest free loan of up to £32,500 to improve the energy efficiency and use of renewable technologies in their properties. Launched yesterday, the Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme makes a total of £34 million funding available to owner-occupiers and private landlor
An independent panel of academic experts is to review the definition of fuel poverty after which a consultation will open on a new long-term fuel poverty strategy and statutory eradication target, the Scottish Government has announced. Last autumn the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group an
A free energy efficiency informational event is being held later this month in South Lanarkshire. The Home Energy Scotland session will provide free advice on how to keep homes more energy efficient and affordable to heat.
Mary's inspiring green home The ‘Green Designs’ open doors series will reach Alexandria this weekend when homeowners Mary and Ian Sweetland invite local residents to look through the keyhole at their green home.
David Bathgate's farmhouse at Capie Law Farm, Rosewell, complete with roof solar panels A series of events which gives residents the chance to look through the keyhole at some of Scotland’s most inspirational green homes is to continue in Midlothian and Kinross next weekend.
Peter and Fran's Eco House The owners of one of Scotland’s most inspirational green homes will open their doors to neighbours this weekend as part of a series of ‘Green Designs’ events.
First minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a new fuel poverty scheme, backed by up to £224 million from the Scottish Government, which will help as many as 28,000 Scots to heat their homes. Over the next seven years, Warmer Homes Scotland will install measures such as insulation, heating and domes
Norman Kerr says the Scottish Government could do more to improve the energy efficiency of homes The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households
Landlords who own properties in East Renfrewshire are set to get some expert advice on letting and related topics including tenancy deposit schemes and the Trusted Trader scheme at a special event tonight. Speakers on the night will include John Blackwood from the Scottish Association of Landlords,
Fife Council is to spend £2.6 million on making local homes warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat. The council will undertake a number of projects across Fife to install energy saving measures as part of the Scottish Government’s programme to tackle fuel poverty and increase e
Cammy Day The City of Edinburgh Council is to spend at least £3.3 million to make private homes across the capital warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat.