Case studies

We’ve delivered great results for our clients, funders, partners and householders. Our case studies explain how.

Retired couple save £455 on gas and electricity bills

Scottish Borders Housing Association, Scottish Government

As for many people, retired couple Janette and John Kent have seen their household energy bills go up in recent years.

Whole area approach benefits Niddrie Mill householders

City of Edinburgh Council, Manor Estates Housing Association

During 2015–16, we brought together the City of Edinburgh Council and Manor Estates Housing Association in a whole area approach to deliver a HEEPS: ABS (Home Energy Efficiency Programme Scotland:

Low Energy Apartment Futures identifies best practice for retrofit

European Commission (Intelligent Energy Europe programme), City of Edinburgh Council

With rising energy prices and international efforts to tackle climate change, improving the energy efficiency of homes is increasingly important across Europe. 

Implementing Fife Council’s plan to save householders £83,000 through external wall insulation

Fife Council

In 2014, Fife Council secured £2,933,009 from the Scottish Government to reduce fuel poverty and carbon emissions by making homes in its area cheaper to heat.

Waste Free Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council

We were approached by City of Edinburgh Council to engage with householders to improve recycling rates and reduce the amount of domestic waste to landfill. We developed a multi-faceted approach which includes:

Affordable warmth for a couple in need

Just before Christmas, Mr and Mrs M’s 20-year-old back boiler developed a leak and broke down. Replacing the boiler was simply not an option for the couple who were surviving on minimum income and not eligible for a government grant.

Making it easy for businesses to comply with waste regulations

The Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 challenge every business in Scotland to change their approach to waste and treat it as a resource.

Working with energy suppliers to help householders

We were advising clients in a new-build development, referred to us by their housing association, about how to make the most of their electric heating systems when it became clear that there were b

Delivering energy advice through peer volunteers

People of all ages volunteer with us, in roles which reflect their skills, interests and the time they can commit to helping out.

Helping families reduce their food bills

Mrs Duncan is a busy mother with two young children at home. Her husband is currently unable to work so they are living on a low income....

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