Energy Action Scotland (EAS) campaigns for an end to fuel poverty in Scotland and is the only national body with this sole remit. Set up as a charity in 1983, EAS seeks to develop and promote effective solutions to the problem of cold, damp and expensive to heat homes.
EAS’s mission statement is to eliminate fuel poverty in Scotland. Its corporate aims are:
- Raising awareness of fuel poverty, particularly as it affects low income households; maintaining fuel poverty as a national issue of high priority; and working towards affordable warmth for all;
- Identifying effective solutions which can transform cold, damp houses into warm, dry homes;
- Researching fuel poverty and related issues in order to provide in-depth understanding of the causes and effects and to promote best practice;
- Securing public and private investment for domestic energy efficiency initiatives.
- Technical information and advice services
- Various forums for energy efficiency networks and energy advisors
- Training courses to nationally recognised standards, including the City & Guilds in Energy Awareness and a one day course for health / social housing / volunteer / community staff
- Gaining funding for new energy-efficiency initiatives via private sector donations
- Consultancy advice and assistance with the development of domestic energy efficiency policies and local authority / housing association fuel poverty strategies
- Conferences and seminars
- Referral service.
Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm.
227 Ingram Street