How to save energy
At South Seeds we have a number of ‘how to’ factsheets to help you understand what can be done to save energy.
Toasty tenements with the South Seeds handymen!
You will have noticed that the nights are getting darker, the weather dreicher and there is a definite chill in the air. This is a good time of the year to make sure you and your home are in tip top condition and get ready for winter.
Shortlisted for the Nature of Scotland Award
South Seeds is delighted to be nominated for the Nature of Scotland award for building the Croft, a beautiful community garden in the heart of the city.
Could you be eligible for the Warm Home Discount?
The Warm Home Discount is an annual payment of £140 that many energy companies pay to eligible customers to help offset increased fuel costs over Winter.
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.