Growing a Greener Glasgow

Posts Tagged: 'energy efficiency'

Money saving winter preparations

With the nights getting longer and the days getting colder, how will you get your home ready for winter? In particular, after the clocks go back in October, you may find that you need to use more energy to heat and light your home in the evening.

Our handymen can make your home warmer this winter

South Seeds handymen can fit a range of energy saving measures that can save you money on your energy bills and significantly improve your comfort levels at home.

Time to install a clothes pulley?

Now we are moving in to autumn, it is taking longer for clothes to dry. If you live in a Victorian tenement house or flat, the answer is simple, install a pulley which will dry your clothes quicker with the warm air which collects near the ceiling.

How to draughtproof your door

Stop the draughts around your front door by adding draughtproof strips and a brush at the bottom. This easy to follow factsheet shows you how to do this, step by step.

Tool library for the southside

South Seeds is starting a tool library for the people of the southside – and we need your help! Is your shed or cupboard bulging with tools that you just don’t use anymore?

Condensation

Condensation a common form of dampness, can be prevented. Our factsheet explains why it occurs and how you can prevent while remaining aware of your energy consumption.

Secondary glazing

Secondary glazing is an effective alternative to double glazing and can be removed in the summer. Find out what it is made of and how to fit it in our factsheet.

Draughts

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