Energy and Fuel Poverty

Our current work to increase energy efficiency, reduce fuel poverty and carbon emissions. 

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Projects

Change Works in Peebles

Scottish Government, Scottish Borders, Changeworks

Scottish Borders Council and Changeworks are working together to deliver Change Works in Peebles, a new flagship project to improve greener living and working in Peebles. Change Works in Peebles...

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Change Works in Penicuik

Midlothian Council

Changeworks is working with Midlothian Council to deliver Change Works in Penicuik – a project piloting new approaches to improving energy efficiency in the community. Change Works in Penicuik is...

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Different Rules for Different Fuels: Consumer Protection in the District Heat Market

Funder: Consumer Futures Unit team at Citizens Advice Scotland / Partner: Centre for Sustainable Energy

We are looking into what consumer protection measures could and should be introduced into the district heating industry in Scotland. Unlike consumers on gas or electricity, those with district...

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District heating: Delivering affordable and sustainable energy

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Centre for Sustainable Energy

With a grant award from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, we’re working together with the Centre for Sustainable Energy, to explore how social landlords are managing district heating schemes. The...

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East Lothian Energy Advice Service

East Lothian Council

East Lothian Energy Advice Service works to reduce fuel poverty and increase energy efficiency by providing advice to people in East Lothian. We work on behalf of East Lothian council to deliver...

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Edinburgh Old Town Energy Project

City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks and the City of Edinburgh Council are working together to deliver the Edinburgh Old Town Energy Project – a project piloting new approaches to improving energy efficiency in...

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Energy Advice Service

City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks was asked by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver an Energy Advice Service to empower and support their tenants to reduce their heating and electricity costs and live in warmer,...

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Heat Heroes

Edinburgh Integration Joint Board, William Grant Foundation

Heat Heroes are volunteers trained by Changeworks to provide energy efficiency advice for people across Edinburgh. Our volunteers undergo an extensive training programme in order to deliver home...

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Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Schemes

City of Edinburgh Council, East Lothian Council, Fife Council, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders Council

Five councils have been awarded over £6 million of funding to make local homes warmer in 2016 and 2017 by installing insulation and other energy efficiency measures under the Scottish Government’s...

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IDEAL

The University of Edinburgh

Changeworks has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to deliver IDEAL (Intelligent Domestic Energy Advice Loop), a cutting edge research and advice project on how smart technology can help...

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