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Working in collaboration with local organisations

Simona was referred to South Seeds by Katarina, the community support officer at Govanhill Housing Association. Simona, her partner and their three young children were living in a privately rented flat that was bought by Govanhill Housing Association as part of an area improvement scheme.

Everything you need to know about prepayment meters

How can you get a prepayment meter installed and how can you get rid of one? What are the benefits and what are the disadvantages? What do all the different screens and codes mean?

What is an energy audit?

An energy audit takes 40 minutes and it happens in your home. Our energy officer will look at how electricity and/or gas is used in your home and how you can save energy and save money.

Whole flat feels warm instead of one room

Robert, who lives just round the corner from South Seeds new office on Victoria Road, first engaged with South Seeds after seeing the new shop front and promotional A-board. He lives in a privately rented, sandstone Victorian tenement, which at the time of his initial engagement had single glazed windows and no central heating system.

Grass cutting

We can cut the grass of a standard size tenement backcourt for £24. If you are looking for something cheaper, why not rent out manual lawn mower for £10 per day.

Is there still life in your old gadgets?

We are not looking for fridges or washing machines but those small electrical items which are at the back of cupboards or stuck in draws.

All-party fuel poverty and energy efficiency group

South Seeds featured in the all-party fuel poverty and energy efficiency group prospectus highlighting good practice across the UK.

How we support residents to save energy in their homes

We have conducted more than 600 home energy audits on the southside of Glasgow to support residents save energy. Each home is different and the way residents use energy in their homes varies. We have collected a few case studies together to show the range of energy-related issues we have tackled.