News Archive

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

STV Appeal award helps families cut energy costs

Changeworks has received £2,000 from the STV Appeal to support its work helping families to cut their energy costs and keep their homes warm in the year ahead.

20 Jan 2015 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Changeworks delivers front line support for fuel poor and vulnerable households

Margaret Burgess MSP visited Changeworks and the South East advice centre as part of the Scottish Government’s announcement of £60 million allocation to local authorities for Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland Area Based Schemes next year.

15 Dec 2014 Energy and fuel poverty