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Energy efficiency case studies

Learn more about Climate Challenge Fund projects involving energy efficiency advice through video features and downloadable case studies.

The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) has supported 519 projects that have involved energy efficiency. These projects aim to reduce carbon emissions from energy use by working with households in their community to reduce energy use. Projects can help households install energy efficiency measures, promote locally sourced wood fuel, promote home renewable technologies and reduce energy consumption through behaviour change.

You can view video features and downloadable case studies of CCF project involving energy efficiency below.


Local Energy Action Plan (LEAP) - Lochwinnoch were awarded CCF grants to provide free energy efficiency advice to four local communities as well as a car club, reducing carbon footprint and bills while improving local transport options.



The SCOREscotland Green Futures project, Edinburgh, worked with members of black and ethnic minority communities in south west Edinburgh, raising their awareness of climate change and supporting them to take actions to reduce carbon emissions.


Fintry F8 project, run by Fintry Development Trust, Stirlingshire, helped the local community move towards micro-renewables, increased energy efficiency and lower carbon transport options. The project has also developed a Centre of Low Carbon Excellence to share knowledge and experience.