Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2020

This winter is going to be tough for everyone, but particularly for those in fuel poverty. Fuel poverty is caused by a combination of low income, high energy costs and inefficient housing. Households in fuel poverty typically have other vulnerabilities such as old age, young children, ill-health and disability. This fuel poverty awareness day we […]

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Wood burning engagement launch

Southampton City Council, Eastleigh Borough Council, New Forest District Council and Winchester City Council are working in partnership to help residents improve air quality for their health, their community and the environment. This partnership will be working with local environmental charity the Environment Centre (tEC) to deliver an engagement programme around promoting cleaner burning in open fires, stoves and […]

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus

Here is an update on our adapted service, in light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation. We’ll keep this information up-to-date as the situation develops. We wish all the best to our service users and partners, and hope you stay safe and well. Advice and support We are still delivering advice and support remotely by phone and email, […]

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25 years of tEC

Back in December 1993 the Environment Centre (tEC) opened its doors to the public, with a mission to raise awareness and help people create a more sustainable future. 25 years on and we are still going strong having supported tens of thousands of businesses, organisations and households to reduce their carbon emissions, increase sustainability, improve […]

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Southampton Healthy Homes Winter Launch 2018

Today we had the winter launch for our Southampton Healthy Homes service, in partnership with Southampton City Council. Organisations from across the city attended to find out more about the project, including our Advice in Southampton partners: Citizens Advice Southampton, No Limits, Age UK Southampton, CLEAR, EU Welcome and Rose Road Association. Councillor Satvir Kaur […]

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2017

Today is national Fuel Poverty Awareness Day; an opportunity to focus on the issues faced by those struggling to keep warm and pay their bills, and to highlight the work being done to try and alleviate these problems. Across Southampton and Hampshire there are an estimated 50,000 households living in fuel poverty*. Fuel poverty is […]

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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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