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Heat Heroes for Families supporting the people of Edinburgh

Changeworks met up with funder The ScottishPower Energy People’s Trust and delivery partner Community Help and Advice Initiative (CHAI) to discuss the progress of new project Heat Heroes for Families.

27 Jul 2016 Energy and fuel poverty

New research on delivering energy efficiency to Scotland’s rural homes

Effective tenant engagement needs to be carried out by social landlords when installing new heating systems to ensure affordability for tenants, recommends new research published today by environmental charity Changeworks.

28 Jun 2016 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Time is running out to change your trade waste service!

There’s less than three weeks to go until the City of Edinburgh Council withdraws its trade waste services. From the 1 July the Council will no longer provide trade waste services to businesses. We recommend that businesses using the council service change over to another provider as soon as possible so the transition between providers is as...

14 Jun 2016 Waste

New approach reaches more fuel poor households to create warmer homes

Research shows a pilot to engage people with energy efficiency advice to keep their homes warm and reduce their heating and electricity costs demonstrates positive results.

25 Apr 2016

Call for action on 1.5 million cold homes across Scotland

As a member of Existing Homes Alliance Scotland, Changeworks supports its call for all political parties to commit to ridding Scotland of the scourge of cold homes1 by 2025.

12 Apr 2016 Energy and fuel poverty

Switching trade waste service is easy

Is your trade waste service being dropped? Switching your trade waste service to Changeworks Recycling is easy.

4 Mar 2016 Waste

Changeworks awarded ‘Committed to Excellence’ from Quality Scotland

Changeworks successfully achieved the European Foundation for Quality Management ‘Committed to Excellence’ recognition from

17 Feb 2016 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

New research into metering and billing of district heating schemes

Social landlords in the UK need to carefully consider how they bill residents for heating in district heating schemes, says new research findings published by environmental charity Changeworks today.

21 Oct 2015 Energy and fuel poverty

Life changing support for Midlothian and Borders tenants

With a focus on preventing debt, managing heating and electricity costs and budgeting, Changeworks’ Canny Tenants’ project will mean some of Midlothian and the Scottish Borders’ most vulnerable residents can ma

7 Oct 2015 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Time to influence delivery in tackling fuel poverty in Scotland

“Now is the opportunity for practitioners involved in tackling fuel poverty to influence future delivery,” was a call to action from

25 Sep 2015 Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate

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