Projects

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...

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...

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...

Edinburgh Charity Shop and Reuse Map

The City of Edinburgh Council

The Edinburgh Charity Shop and Reuse Map is a comprehensive guide to donating and buying from charity shops and reuse projects. It provides information on what type of donations each shop or...

Edinburgh Community Solar Co-op

The Edinburgh Community Solar Co-op (ECSC) was set up to realise a large scale solar PV project in Edinburgh and was borne out of the Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative (ECEC). The ECEC...

Edinburgh flats recycling consultation

The City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks was asked by the City of Edinburgh Council to conduct a short online survey asking Edinburgh flat residents what they thought of their on-street bins for waste and recycling service....

Finish Your Food

The City of Edinburgh Council

On average, our Finish your Food project helps schools to reduce their food waste by 30%. We engage children and teachers in activities that encourage primary school pupils and their parents to eat...

Fuel poverty maps

Changeworks

Accurate data is essential if energy efficiency interventions to address fuel poverty are to be targeted effectively. We have developed sophisticated maps showing the percentage of households in...

H-eat Up

Calman Trust, Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund

H-eat Up provides in depth, one-to-one advice to young people and householders who are in or at risk of fuel poverty in the Highland Council area. We deliver energy efficiency advice to help people...

Heat Heroes

NHS Partnership Innovation Fund, Care and Repair Edinburgh

Heat Heroes are volunteers trained to provide basic energy efficiency advice for people across Edinburgh who are aged 50 or over. Our volunteers undergo an extensive training programme. Many...

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