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A short guide to heat pumps, Dunkeld and Birnam Unplugged event


The climate emergency is upon us. With COP26 in Glasgow in November, the HEAT Project was only too happy to join Dunkeld and Birnam Unplugged event to highlight how our home heating choices can have a big impact. With gas prices rising this winter, HEAT Pumps are an increasingly attractive technology to help reduce carbon [...]

A short guide to heat pumps, Dunkeld and Birnam Unplugged event2021-09-20T16:31:32+00:00

Scottish Housing Day 2021


Scottish Housing Day 2021 To mark Scottish Housing Day, and in partnership with Safe Deposits Scotland Charitable Trust, the HEAT Project is giving you an insight into some of the work we do to help people reduce home energy consumption and energy bills. About one fifth of the energy consumed in Scotland is [...]

Scottish Housing Day 20212021-09-15T13:01:23+00:00

The HEAT Project Energy Surgery


Our energy advisor,Craig hosts an energy surgery in Rattray Church Hall from 4pm to 6pm every Wednesday. The service includes service includingHeating+hot water adviceSupply+tariff switchingCondensation+dampenessKeep your home warm in winterSaving your money The address is Balmoral Road, Rattray, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH10 7AB. Note Craig recently joined The Heat Project from Hillcrest Homes, where he has [...]

The HEAT Project Energy Surgery2021-08-04T13:18:20+00:00

Online Climate talk “Keep house warm without costing the Earth”-House insulation and energy efficiency


Summary Changing our lifestyle and improving the energy performance of our homes is important not just for climate change but can also improve quality of life and your health. It's clear from the evidence that the impact of the current pandemic is worse for people in cold and damp houses. Many of the things we [...]

Online Climate talk “Keep house warm without costing the Earth”-House insulation and energy efficiency2021-02-18T17:42:19+00:00

Online Climate conversation “Keep Warm Without Costing the Earth”


Join Blairgowrie Climate Café for their online Climate conversation. Our energy advisor, Martin, will give a talk titled "Keep Warm Without Costing the Earth." This will be a great opportunity to find out more about keeping your house warm, being more energy efficient and reducing carbon emissions. If you want to find out more information, [...]

Online Climate conversation “Keep Warm Without Costing the Earth”2021-01-13T15:19:46+00:00

New Energy Incentive


Renewable heat scheme for homeowners A new £4.5 million cashback incentive to help people install renewable and energy efficiency measures in their homes has been announced by the Scottish Government. Homeowners will be able to apply for 75% cashback up to the value of £7,500 towards the cost of a renewable heating system and a further 40% [...]

New Energy Incentive2020-11-18T15:05:36+00:00

Private landlord energy saving plan


Turning an Energy Bill Nightmare into a Highland Dream Home This case study illustrates a private landlord owned lovely cottage in our project area. Due to the exposed location and solid walls, the cottage was getting cold and damp. A dream cottage became a nightmare for the tenant. This was the situation that The HEAT [...]

Private landlord energy saving plan2020-10-19T12:11:06+00:00

COVID 19 – what’s it got to do with The HEAT Project


Improving home insulation and heating can help to improve health Two articles came across my computer screen this week which started me thinking. What are the connections between the work of The HEAT Project and the COVID 19 pandemic? The obvious answer is of course that they are both related to our treatment of the [...]

COVID 19 – what’s it got to do with The HEAT Project2020-09-30T10:58:08+00:00

Turning an Edwardian cottage into an Eco home in Aberfeldy


The homeowner care deeply about the environment and strive to live an eco friendly lifestyle The home owning couple have a traditional Edwardian cottage in Aberfeldy, Scotland.  They are enthusiastic about leading an eco-friendly lifestyle. They came across the HEAT Project at the Aberfeldy Climate Cafe and asked for energy advice on how to reduce [...]

Turning an Edwardian cottage into an Eco home in Aberfeldy2020-09-24T10:53:16+00:00
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