Projects

Heat Heroes

NHS Prevention Investment Fund

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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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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Housing Advice Service

City of Edinburgh Council

Our Housing Advice Service provides energy efficiency advice to Edinburgh residents at risk of homelessness and fuel poverty. We work on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council’s Homelessness...

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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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Kitchen Canny

Changeworks

Scots throw away 630,000 tonnes of food waste each year, worth £470 per household. Kitchen Canny is both a stand-alone resource and a community workshop programme, designed to help people to reduce...

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Local Energy Scotland

Scottish Government, Changeworks, Energy Saving Trust, Energy Agency, SCARF, The Wise Group, Ricardo-AEA, Foundation Scotland

Local Energy Scotland delivers the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) across Scotland. CARES is funded by Scottish Government to help community groups become involved in renewable energy...

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Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies framework

Atkins, Carbon Trust, Resource Efficient Solutions

The Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies framework, funded by the Scottish Government, will provide support to nine local authorities to help them undertake and develop heat and energy...

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Love Food Hate Waste workshops

Zero Waste Scotland

Changeworks delivers free Love Food Hate Waste workshops for businesses and their employees in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Scottish Borders, and Highlands. The workshops highlight the scale and impact...

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Research into behaviour change for a low carbon Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland - Consumer Futures Unit

Changeworks was asked by Citizens Advice Scotland – Consumer Futures Unit to review the Scottish Government’s new Climate Change Plan and Energy Strategy which outline the journey needed for a low...

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Rural Affordable Warmth

SSE, ScottishPower, Citizen’s Advice Bureaux: Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey; Ross and Cromarty

The Rural Affordable Warmth project will help up to 465 people living in the Highlands to be affordably warm at home. Our Affordable Warmth Advisor works in partnership with Citizens Advice Bureau...

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