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Figure 1: Example EPC Ratings for energy efficiency and environmental impact

Understanding Energy Performance Certificates

Posted in Blog | 17 Aug 2017

What is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

Much like the multi-coloured sticker found on your new fridge freezer or similar appliance, an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) provides an Energy Efficiency (EE) rating for a building by applying a scale between 1-100 from G (very...

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EFQM Committed to Excellence 2 star award

Changeworks’ awarded Committed to Excellence stars

Posted in News | 27 Jun 2017

Changeworks was awarded the European Foundation for Quality Management Committed to Excellence 2 Stars at the Scottish Awards for Business Excellence 2017.

Liz Partington, Changeworks’ Deputy Chief Executive said, “In our 30th year we are continuing our journey to...

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Local support for Leith residents to save more on food bills

Posted in News | 5 Jun 2017

Leith residents are set to save money on food bills through support from Changeworks who were recently awarded funding from Sainsbury’s for a new Waste Less Save More project.  ...

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Upcoming events

Waste Less Save More workshop

12 noon - 4pm, Wednesday 30 August 2017

Are you a Port of Leith Housing Association resident? Come along to our free, interactive workshop and find out how to save money on your food shopping and reduce food waste. You could save £460 a year!

During the workshop we will cover:

  • Planning
  • Portioning
  • ...

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Tackling Fuel Poverty Together - Free Training event

10am-2pm, Monday 14 September 2017

This free training event is run by the Community Liaison and Partnership team from Home Energy Scotland. This training will empower organisations to support their clients more effectively, make them healthier and...

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