Growing a Greener Glasgow

Resources

We hope the information we provide in factsheets, reports and films will enable you get on with making changes and improvements. All feedback welcome.

Draughts

How do draughts differ from ventilation and where would you find them in a Victorian sandstone tenement? Check out our factsheet.

Save money with LEDs

This factsheet explains how you can save money by changing your lightbulbs to LEDs.

How to fit a chimney balloon

A chimney balloon can stop warm air being sucked out of your home. Check out our chimney balloon factsheet.

How to install a pulley

Our pulley factsheet explains why a pulley can save you money on your energy bill and why they fit so well in tenement flats. Check out our factsheet.

How to hang thermal curtains

Check out our thermal curtains fact sheet and find out how easy it is to line your existing curtains with thermal fabric.

Development of a community asset on Glasgow’s southside

We asked local residents what they wanted from a community asset and we looked about at all the possible vacant units and land which could be converted in to a community asset. Our findings are in the report.

Guide to prepayment meters

Here in the Southside of Glasgow, where two thirds of the residents rent either privately or from a social landlord, many people have prepayment meters for their energy supply. Read our guide to find out how they work, the advantages and the disadvantages.

Guide to delivering home energy audits

This guide explains how we engage residents in thinking more about energy use in their home, deliver an audit in the home and relay our findings to support residents to consume less energy. There are also case studies and a sample checklist of actions we may recommend.