Hitting the Cold Spots Winter Launch 2016-17

As the weather starts to get colder and clients may be struggling to stay warm and well, we would like to remind support services across Hampshire about the Hitting the Cold Spots service and the help we can offer. The Hitting the Cold Spots service 2016-17*: Home visits from a Hitting the Cold Spots adviser […]

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Kerry’s internship at tEC

Kerry interned with us for three months over the summer, working alongside our Energy Advisors, on a variety of projects in Southampton and Hampshire. During her internship Kerry was able to take part in home visits and advice drop-ins, contribute to and deliver communication materials, analyse and map project data, research options for colleagues and […]

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Southampton Warmth For All: Project Achievements

Project Overview We have just finished delivering a one year project aimed at reducing fuel poverty in Southampton, and would like to share some of the achievements. The project was funded by the Scottish Power Energy People Trust and it allowed us to continue to deliver our fuel poverty outreach work across Southampton. Through the […]

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Southampton Healthy Homes Launch

Press Release: Southampton secures £500k to help residents stay warm this winter. The Environment Centre (tEC) in partnership with Southampton City Council have been awarded £500K funding through the British Gas Energy Trust Healthy Homes Programme to help vulnerable residents across the city who are struggling to keep warm and well in their homes. This […]

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Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE)

SAVE (Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency) was a project funded by Ofgem, the energy industry regulator. It looked at reducing peak-time electricity usage, between 4-8 p.m. The Environment Centre took part in the project 2015-2018. Through the project we provided a dedicated resource person – the Community Coach – and associated funding, to support positive improvements […]

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Launching Hitting the Cold Spots Winter 2015-16

Hitting the Cold Spots Winter 2015-16 Hitting the Cold Spots, our fuel poverty support service, is entering its fifth year of helping Hampshire residents to keep warm and manage the cost of their heating. The campaign focuses on reducing the effect of cold housing and fuel poverty, and promotes the health and wellbeing of vulnerable […]

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Eastleigh Borough Council Sustainability Awards

Eastleigh Borough Council is currently looking for entries for their Sustainability Awards. The inaugural awards are ‘a celebration of shining examples of sustainability within the borough’. The awards are open to residents, businesses and schools that have made real efforts to reduce their impact on the environment. There are six categories open to anyone living or working in […]

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