The HEAT Project awarded £99,045 grant from Ofgem’s Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme

2021-04-22T14:33:46+00:00

The HEAT Project, part of Blairgowrie and Rattray Development Trust, has been awarded a grant of £99,045 over two years from Ofgem’s Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. Since 2017, the project has delivered direct energy saving advice to over 500 households in Eastern and Highland Perthshire, helping achieve significant savings in energy bills and has helped households to [...]

The HEAT Project awarded £99,045 grant from Ofgem’s Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme2021-04-22T14:33:46+00:00

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

2021-02-18T17:42:19+00:00

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”

2021-01-13T15:19:46+00:00

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

2020-11-18T15:05:36+00:00

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

2020-10-19T12:11:06+00:00

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

2020-09-30T10:58:08+00:00

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

Energy Efficient Windows

2020-09-30T13:57:36+00:00

By far the most common energy efficiency improvement is to fit double glazing window. This does save energy but perhaps not as much as you might think. double glazing window The Energy Saving Trust estimates that an average house would save £120 per year by replacing single glazing with double glazing. BUT it would cost perhaps £5000 – [...]

Energy Efficient Windows2020-09-30T13:57:36+00:00
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