Heating

Heating controls and radiator

For most of us, improving our heating systems could save us a considerable amount of money. The majority of homes are heated using gas, electricity, LPG  or solid fuel, such as wood or coal. Gas is usually the cheapest heating fuel for homes with a connection to the gas network. Ways to improve the energy […]

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Hitting the Cold Spots

Keeping your home warm and your family healthy can be expensive and sometimes difficult. Our Hitting the Cold Spots Advisors are here to help you keep warm at home and reduce your energy bills. How we can help* Home visits from our Advisors offering advice and practical support. Help to access funding, where available, for boiler repairs and replacements. […]

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tEC at the Southampton Mela

On Saturday 13th July we had a stand at the Southampton Mela festival in Hoglands Park. We spent the day chatting to people about energy efficiency and grants or loans available for insulation and new boilers. We also gave away free DIY energy efficiency resources and materials as part of our Energy Action Southampton project. If you […]

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Energy Action Southampton at Environmental Rock

We attended Environmental Rock yesterday. Although the sunshine made it hard to think about cold and draughty winter evenings, lots of people took the opportunity to find out about simple DIY improvements they could make in time for next winter. If you would like to find out more about Energy Action Southampton, or energy efficiency in […]

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Energy Action for Sure Start Mums

This week we held the sixth and final workshop of our pioneering ‘Energy Saving in the Home’ course, run in partnership with Sure Start (Lordshill, Shirley Warren & Coxford). With a packed itinerary of talks, hands-on practical activities and guest speakers, learners were taken on a virtual journey discovering a whole array of simple and […]

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Hitting the Cold Spots helps hundreds

Since October 2012 HtCS has assisted over 600 Hampshire residents with information and advice, fixed over 50 heating systems, provided 75 oil-filled radiators, completed 160 home free home assessments and made over 500 referrals to partner organisations. The Hitting the Cold Spots scheme has so far helped over 600 people and continues until the end of […]

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