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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DIY Skills Spreading through the City

Our exciting Energy Action Southampton project has come to a successful conclusion, spreading the DIY Energy Saving message to communities across Southampton. We’ve helped more than 1,390 people find out how they can keep their home warm and cosy, and provided 300 households with all the materials they need to have a go at installing […]

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Environment and Ethics week at the University of Southampton

tEC were part of the Environment and Ethics week at the University of Southampton last week. We had a couple of stalls at the E&E Energy and Transport event on Friday and gave away lots of draught proofing materials and advice leaflets to students. We also attended the Southampton Hub Sustainability Festival on Saturday. During the […]

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