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New approaches to tackling fuel poverty in Scotland

“Everyone involved in tackling fuel poverty needs to dig even deeper to wipe out this unnecessary hardship,” says Changeworks, the environmental charity organising this month’s Fuel Poverty Conference in Edinburgh.

2 Sep 2015 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Helping householders to save energy, save money and stay warm in tenements

Changeworks has produced a series of factsheets to help people living in tenements to save energy, save money and stay warm.

21 Jul 2015 Energy and fuel poverty

Inspiring volunteers win awards

Changeworks’ volunteers were recently recognised in the City of Edinburgh Inspiring Volunteering Awards 2015.

7 Jul 2015 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate

Watch external wall insulation installed in under four minutes!

Insulation is one of the most effective ways to keep your home warm and cut your heating bills. External wall insulation can typically save around £260 per year* on your heating bills, with the added benefit of fresh new render added to your home. 

26 Jun 2015 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Changeworks announces Living Wage commitment

Changeworks has become the latest accredited Living Wage Employer, whi

13 May 2015 Corporate

Changeworks to review Climate Challenge Fund

After a competitive tendering process, the contract to review the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) has been awarded to Changeworks which has a strong track record of undertaking independent

29 Apr 2015 Carbon reduction, Corporate

£224 Million energy efficiency drive for Scottish homes

A national fuel poverty scheme funded by the Scottish Government will be launched in September to bolster efforts to tackle fuel poverty in Scotland, transforming the way customers receive energy efficiency services.

22 Apr 2015 Energy and fuel poverty

Appointments to Changeworks' board

Former NHS Highland Director of Public Health and City of Edinburgh Council Vice-Convenor appointed to Changeworks' board

16 Apr 2015 Corporate

Best practice renewables guide for housing associations

Changeworks has developed a new guide for Scottish Federation of Housing Associations' members which looks at the range and use of renewable technologies. 

17 Mar 2015 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Energy quiz helping householders to save

Householders in Edinburgh, the Mid Lothian, West Lothian and Fife are set to receive a surprise with their council tax bill in the coming week. They’ll receive a leaflet with tips to save money on energy bills, as well as a chance to take part in a prize draw for shopping vouchers.

4 Mar 2015 Energy and fuel poverty