Growing a Greener Glasgow

Posts Tagged: 'energy efficiency'

It was a busy winter

We have been very busy this winter supporting the residents of Govanhill, Crosshill, Queen’s Park, Strathbungo and Pollokshields East to sort out their energy issues…

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.

Energy case studies

This booklet includes a collection of five case studies which explain how South Seeds has helped residents save energy or sort out energy bills. We were able to deliver this work to save energy and save carbon through funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge fund.  

Improving Victorian tenement windows

Last year a South Seeds project dramatically improved the lives of residents in Victorian Govanhill tenements by upgrading or replacing their broken and draughty windows.

Come to our Winter Warmer

Come to our office, at the park end of Victoria Road, for a cuppa, cakes from Bakery 47 and a chat about how to save energy in your home on Saturday 28 January between 2pm and 4pm.

Thermal curtains

Heavy or thermal curtains will help keep the heat in and save you money.

Swapping incandescent for LED

We are grateful to Energy Action Scotland for a small grant to allow us to swap incandescent bulbs for LED bulbs when we are delivering home energy audits.