Case studies

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

Helping families reduce their food bills

Mrs Duncan is a busy mother with two young children at home. Her husband is currently unable to work so they are living on a low income....

In-depth energy advocacy for a mum in difficulty

Kelly* has Multiple Sclerosis, lives with her two children and receives Income Support and Disability Living Allowance.

Expert project management and quality assurance skills for successful insulation programmes

The Scottish Borders Council is tasked with delivering key services to a population spread across an extensive area. Each year the Council delivers a project to help householders improve the warmth of their homes, reduce their energy bills and...

Researching the effectiveness of solar photovoltaic panels in social housing

eaga Charitable Trust

Solar PV systems started to become popular in 2010 due to the introduction of the Feed-in Tariff scheme, which provides payments to households generating electricity using solar photovoltaic (PV) sys

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...

Making waste history at Portobello High School

City of Edinburgh Council

Working with schools is a key part of the Scottish Government’s Zero Waste Plan. Portobello High is one of several schools that has worked with us to develop a successful action plan.

Renewable energy in historic tenements

eaga Charitable Trust, Edinburgh World Heritage, Lister Housing Co-operative

With nearly 200 properties in central Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lister Housing Co-operative knows more than most about the challenges of managing older, listed housing stock.

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