A Month of Clean Air

tEC staff have been getting involved in the exciting clean air events in Southampton this month. This year’s National Bike Week culminated in the Let’s Ride Southampton street festival, and these events prompted our newest staff member to begin riding to work. While she doesn’t own a bike, she was able to take advantage of […]

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Gas and Electrical Safety

Gas cooker

Gas Safety All gas appliances and flues need to be checked regularly. Faulty gasworks can cause gas leaks, explosions, fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. Landlords are legally required to have a Gas Safe registered engineer complete annual safety checks. A copy of the certificate must be given to each tenant, which will show the following: A […]

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Energy Best Deal training 2018

The Environment Centre (tEC) is helping to deliver ‘Energy Best Deal’ sessions from January to March 2018. These are free sessions for community groups and for frontline workers and volunteers supporting Southampton residents who have concerns about their energy bills. These sessions will: Make people aware of the savings that can be made by switching […]

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CSCO Mapping

The Carbon Saving Communities Obligation (CSCO) of ECO offered energy efficiency measures to households in certain areas. Households within these areas were eligible for free or subsidised cavity wall and loft insulation and connections to district heating networks. We created a searchable map to identify areas across Hampshire that were eligible for help under the […]

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