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Home Energy Scotland

For clear and impartial advice call Home Energy Scotland free on 0808 808 2282 or visit

Home Energy Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government and delivered by Energy Saving Trust

Next Sustainable Design & Construction CPD -

Change to programme  Wed 14th October 2015  now 'The Domestic Energy Dis-incentives?!'

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Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland:Area Based Scheme (HEEPS:ABS)

The schemes aim to improve the energy efficiency of older, hard-to-treat properties that are owned or privately rented.  Funds are being targeted at areas prioritised by Energy Company Obligation (ECO) legislation, which reflect the areas most in need.

Measures include: Solid Wall Insulation

For further information on the schemes, qualifying criteria, measures available and application process for each area, please select one of the following links  or call the Scottish Government Home Energy Scotland Hotline free on 0808 808 2282.

Dumfries and Galloway Council          South Ayrshire Council          East Ayrshire Council


Local Energy Scotland Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES)

Local Energy Scotland is an independent network funded by Scottish Government established to help community groups become involved in community renewables, whether taking forward a community owned scheme or engaging in a large-scale commercial project. Now open to Housing Associations and Local Authorities. Click here to read more about CARES or if you would rather speak to someone, contact your Local Development Officer, Madeline Crawford, based at at Auchincruive who can give you practical advice and talk you through your ideas or issues. Call  free on 0808 808 2288 to progress your renewable energy plans, or simply to find out more.

A consortium made up of the Energy Saving Trust (EST), Changeworks, Energy Agency, SCARF and The Wise Group are administering and managing the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) from the 1st August 2013. Ricardo-AEA will also support delivery.

Home Energy Scotland renewables loan scheme

Interest free loans up to £10,000 from the Scottish Government are available for owner occupiers in Scotland who want to install a domestic renewables system or who wish to connect to a district heating scheme powered from a renewable energy source. For more information click here

Business Advice and Support

Resource Efficient Scotland provides free support, training and access to funding to help organisations reduce their overheads.  To find out more click here


The Energy Agency’s mission is to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, thus contributing to national reduction

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