Projects

Help 2 Heat

Scottish Power Energy People Trust, The Action Group

Help 2 Heat supports families with young children with disabilities in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian to avoid fuel poverty by maximising their income, improving energy efficiency...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LEAP

AgilityEco, Bierce Technical Services Ltd

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Programme) is a free service offering eligible residents advice, support and free energy saving measures through a home visit covering energy efficiency, heating...

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...

SmartStart

People’s Postcode Trust, North Edinburgh Young People’s Forum, Tomorrow’s People

SmartStart is a one year project that involves training 10 young people in Edinburgh to deliver workshops to youth groups to achieve affordable warmth and better manage their finances. Through this...

Switch to Save

SCVO – Digital Participation Funding (Challenge Fund)

Switch to Save supports older people, living in or at risk of fuel poverty, to gain confidence in their basic digital skills to better overcome barriers to switching their heating or electricity...

Three Rs Workshops (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)

City of Edinburgh Council

Our Three Rs Workshops are fun interactive workshops that help householders to reduce, reuse, recycle. They encourage people to think more sustainably and make lasting changes to their behaviour,...

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