Case Studies: Carbon reduction

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

Change Works in Peebles: working for an energy efficient Scotland

From 2017 to 2020, Changeworks delivered Change Works in Peebles, a community based support service to help local people in Peebles and wider Tweeddale improve the energy efficiency of their homes and businesses unde

Warming your older home in Burntisland

Mr and Mrs Naumann found that the sash and case windows in their traditional Victorian semi-detached home were letting in a lot of cold air.

Climate Emergency Response Group

The Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG) is a collection of like-minded leaders spanning Scotland’s private, public and third sectors, delivery organisations and membership bodies.

Edinburgh internal wall Insulation project a “positive experience”

Edinburgh Council, Scottish Government, Home Energy Scotland

Mike from Edinburgh was worried about his high energy bills. His flat was very cold unless the heating was on, and in the winter, he was having to use fan heaters as well as his usual electric heaters, which further increased the amount he was...

“No downside” to internal wall insulation

Scottish Government, Scottish Borders Council, Home Energy Scotland

After downsizing from a modern home Kathleen from Peebles was finding her 160-year-old garden flat unbearably cold.

IDEAL project helps family save energy at home

University of Edinburgh

Gillian Anderson wanted to understand how much she was spending on her energy bills and decided to take part in the IDEAL research project to help her track her e

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. 

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:

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.

Practical advice for a rural community transport group

Energy Saving Trust

Badenoch and Strathspey Community Transport Company (BSCTC) provides accessible transport for people in the rural Highlands, where buses are scarce. With over 1,300 clients on its database, it is one of the most successful services of its kind in...

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