Resources

Research, reports, guides, maps, advice sheets, environmental research, company information and case studies from across all areas of our work to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, fuel poverty and waste.

Solar PV Guide for Households

Fact and Advice sheets

A leaflet to help households get the most out of their solar PV systems with versions suitable for professional printing or tailoring available by contacting Tessa Clark at tclark@changeworks.org.uk. (published 2013)

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Maximising Benefits from PV: A Guide for Social Landlords 

Publications

Drawing on recent research, this guide helps social landlords to ensure their tenants get the maximum saving from PV installations (eaga Charitable Trust, 2014)

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Energy Check for Low Income Households (EC-LINC)

Reports

Summary report of a European project, EC-LINC, helping low income households to save energy in their home.

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Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative Renewable Energy Development and Financing Project

Reports

Final report of a Climate Challenge Funded project managed by Changeworks looking to install solar photovolatics (PV) on community buildings (2012).

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Helping vulnerable people in Scotland to switch and save on fuel bills: An evaluation of energy training for front line advisers

Research

Evaluation of the Energy Best Deal Scotland programme aimed at helping vulnerable customers switch their energy supplier (2012).

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Solid Wall Insulation in Scotland

Reports

Report from Changeworks' major conference in 2012 on the main issues, barriers and solutions for insulating Scottish solid masonry walls.

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Community Energy and Co-operative Report

Reports

Report from a community and co-operative energy event held in December 2012

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Renewable Energy Options Appraisal for Transition Edinburgh South

Reports

An overview of the opportunities for renewable energy generation in a typical street in South Edinburgh with stone-built tenement properties (2010).

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Energy Toolkit

Publications

Guide created for a community energy project, North Howe, providing advice to householders on energy saving ideas for the home (2011).

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GEARS Area-based survey analysis

Research

Results from a householder survey in the Grange area of Edinburgh for the Grange Energy and Renewables Study (2009).

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