Posts Tagged: 'energy efficiency'
Keeping warm in a tenement
Last winter we took the opportunity to find out how residents kept warm in draughty tenement flats on Glasgow’s southside when it’s freezing outside.
Case studies of energy issues solved by South Seeds
Our energy officers have been solving energy issues at home since before the pandemic. Here are two case studies showing how they do it.
Saving energy in a tenement – top tips
How to live in a historic southside tenement and think about the future. Four actions you can take if you live in a tenement to bring down your energy bills and save carbon.
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?