Monthly Archives: July 2014

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Closes

DECC have announced that the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) has been closed: “Due to overwhelming popular demand, the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is closed for applications with immediate effect. A surge in applications over the last two days means the allocated budget has now been reached. All applications received prior to the […]

More households now eligible for subsidised or free insulation

The government announced the results of their consultation into the future of the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) yesterday. For an in-depth summary of the changes see our update. Among the changes are expansion of the areas eligible for free or subsidised insulation through the Carbon Saving Communities Obligation (CSCO). The map below shows the areas […]

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 […]

CRUMBS Project in Southampton

CRUMBS (Co-ordinated re-use makes business sense) is a new project delivered in partnership between Southampton City Council and SCRATCH. The project aims to support Southampton SMEs in reducing waste, saving money and improving carbon emissions. So, if you are a local SME looking to pass on or pick up unwanted office furniture and equipment, or in the food […]

NEA Community Action Award Winner 2013-14

We are pleased to announce that we won an NEA Community Action Award for our affordable warmth work in Southampton, in partnership with Southampton City Council, Age UK Southampton, Society of St James Handy Person’s Service and other agencies in the Southampton Warmth for All Partnership. The award was presented to us last Wednesday by […]

Employment opportunity at tEC

Finance and Administration Officer We are looking for an experienced finance and administration officer to join our small and friendly team. You will be confident in managing your own workload and the ability to work under pressure is very important for this role. Educated to degree level or with relevant workplace experience the ideal candidate […]