Working together for warmer homes and greener communities
Whether you’re looking to make your community more energy efficient, or are part of an organisation helping people who are struggling with their bills, we’d like to work with you.
We are Home Energy Scotland, the Scottish Government’s free, impartial energy advice service delivered by Energy Saving Trust. As well as working directly with households, our expert advisors work with organisations and community groups. By partnering with us, you can help your clients and community members save energy and money and keep their homes warm.
What we do
- We work with individuals.
We help people stay warm, save money and reduce CO2 emissions. We offer free, impartial advice to help people make their homes cosier, reduce their fuel bills, and access funding for energy saving home improvements. Find out more.
- We’ll partner with your organisation.
We work with organisations who help people struggling to heat their homes. You can refer clients or community members to us securely. We can also support your events, share resources and train your staff. Find out more.
- We’ll help you find funding.
We can help you develop your project by supporting funding applications and offering a range of free and engaging resources to empower communities to save energy and reduce carbon emissions. Find out more.
- We’ll help you with ebikes.
eBikes offer amazing health, financial and environmental benefits. Community groups can get Scottish Government funding for ebike fleets – and we’ll help with everything you need, from training sessions and test rides to applying for funding. Find out more.
- We provide accessible services.
We pride ourselves in making our services accessible to as many people as possible and have a proud track record of working closely with non-English speakers. Find out more.
Find out more about our support for communities
Free online workshops to help your community go greener
We offer fun and interactive workshops for community groups, which are completely free and a great way to bring your community together. Expert trainers can deliver a session tailored to your group. Topics include:
- Saving energy at home
- Travelling sustainably
- Saving water at home, delivered in partnership with Scottish Water
- Love Food Hate Waste, delivered by Energy Saving Trust on behalf of Zero Waste Scotland
Get everyone involved and learn how to make more sustainable choices and help tackle the climate emergency. Email us to book your workshop.
Get your free support pack
There’s lots of help out there to make your community greener, but sometimes it’s tricky to know who to turn to. Our free community support pack will help you on your way.
We’d love to hear from you
Any questions? We’re happy to chat about how we can support your group or organisation – just send us an email to get things started.
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