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How we can help keep your home warm all year round

At this time of year, keeping out the cold is likely to be far from your mind – yet it’s the perfect time to look ahead to the cooler months.Home Energy Scotland’s free and impartial advice can help you make improvements to keep your home warmer and...

27 Aug 2021 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Switch supplier to cut down your electricity and heating bills

Changeworks’ Affordable Warmth Service helps thousands of people every year with their heating and electricity bills.As such we’re often asked what people can do to better manage their spending on electricity and heat – and the most common thing can...

27 Aug 2021 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Don't miss out on the £140 Warm Home Discount

Getting £140 discount off your electricity bill, or £140 credit to your prepayment meter, is not widely advertised, so you may not have heard of it. We find that many householders who are eligible for this discount have no idea it exists. Here at...

28 Jul 2021 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

New Changeworks Board Member on green opportunities for young people

As part of Changeworks' new board member recruitment earlier this year, Abi Gardner joined our governing body. The Changeworks board is a group of experienced volunteers helping to set our direction, so diverse perspectives are really important...

20 Jul 2021 Callum Leslie Corporate

How Changeworks partnership with Social Enterprise Academy builds for the future of climate action

Changeworks has partnered with the Social Enterprise Academy to provide green opportunities for young people, working to inspire them into environmental careers and see the exciting prospects of this growing industry. In this blog, Changeworks...

27 May 2021 Callum Leslie Corporate

How Investors in People shaped Changeworks’ culture of improvement

In March 2021, Changeworks achieved Investors in People Platinum, an accreditation that only a handful of third sector organisations have ever achieved. But that isn’t the end of the story. In this blog, Changeworks HR Manager Gillian Gardner talks...

25 May 2021 Callum Leslie Corporate

Using evaluation to maximise impact in energy retrofit projects

Evaluating any project is critical in understanding the impact you’ve made, and how you can increase this impact in the future.The overarching aims of energy retrofit projects are often the same: improve the fabric of the building, keep the occupant...

22 Apr 2021 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

Beginner's guide to air source heat pumps

Air source heat pumps are a renewable heating source that are becoming more accessible and popular. Air source heat pumps run on electricity taking heat from the outside air, increasing the temperature through a compressor, and powering heating...

24 Mar 2021 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

Low carbon cheat sheet – what renewable tech is best for you?

We understand there are a lot of options out there if you’re looking to invest in renewable and low carbon technology for your home, and it can be a bit confusing!That’s why we’ve created this quick guide to give you an overview and help decide what...

24 Feb 2021 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

£140 off your electricity bill – do you qualify?

Read updated blog about the Warm Home Discount.Getting £140 discount off your electricity bill is not widely advertised, so you may not have heard of it. We find that many householders who are eligible for this discount have no idea it exists. Here...

30 Oct 2020 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

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