Our wide range of free tools will help you make your home more energy efficient, travel more smartly, find funding and even calculate your energy savings.

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Tools for the home

Funding Finder

Our Funding Finder helps you find funding available to you. You could spread the cost of improving your home with an interest-free loan, or get a grant. Funding includes:

  • Home Energy Scotland Grant and Loan
  • Warmer Homes Scotland
  • Private Rented Sector Landlord Loan

Home Energy Check

Get a personalised report to help you lower your bills and create a more comfortable home.

If you have useful documents like your mortgage details and an Energy Performance Certificate to hand, this will make the process even easier. 

Warmer Homes Scotland Self-Assessment Tool

Warmer Homes Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government, aims to help people struggling to keep warm or pay their energy bills with improvements like central heating, renewables and insulation.

Check if you're eligible by using this self-assessment tool.

Renewable Installer Finder

Make sure you're choosing a reputable, certified installer with our Renewable Installer Finder which lists all the installers (who may be across the UK) who can carry out installations in Scotland.

Green Homes Network

The Green Homes Network features more than 300 homes across Scotland, with homeowners who have installed renewable technologies such as heat pumps and solar panels, who want to share their experiences.

Home Renewables Selector

Decide what renewable energy technologies are best for your home and look at specific technologies to see how much carbon and money they could help you save.

Solar Energy Calculator

If you’re thinking about installing solar panels, it’s worth checking whether your property is suitable for these installations. Use Energy Saving Trust's Solar Energy Calculator to find out whether solar energy is right for you.

Wind Speed Predictor

The Wind Speed Predictor helps you decide whether a turbine may be suitable for your home.

Tools for transport

Low Emission Zone Vehicle Compliance Checker

Scotland’s Low Emission Zones (LEZs) only allow access to vehicles which meet minimum emission standards or exemption criteria. This compliance checker will help you see if your vehicle is compliant.

Zapmap's Public Charging Calculator

Use Zapmap’s public electric vehicle (EV) charging calculator to estimate the cost of charging an EV on the public charging network.

Charging point postcode checker

Locate a Chargeplace Scotland public charge point near you and find out what the tarriffs are.

Cycling UK's journey planner

Find a cycle-friendly route – whether that’s to the shop for a pint of milk or something more ambitious.

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