Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings
The purpose of this online interactive guidance is to advise owners and residents about energy efficiency solutions that can improve the thermal performance of historic buildings, reduce carbon emissions and lower fuel bills.
World Heritage Green Map
Discover Edinburgh the green way! Leave your car at home, take the Green Map and explore the World Heritage Site on foot.
Tell us about your walks: participate in the Green Quiz and send us your feedback...Read more
Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings
Relatively simple measures can make historic buildings as energy efficient as most modern constructions. For example draft proofing windows or reinstating wooden shutters. This project aims to reduce carbon emissions over the 16 month period and continue to generate savings on an ongoing basis, with a significant reduction in the overall carbon footprint of the city.
10 behaviour tips to save energy and money...Read more
Energy Heritage – in partnership with Lister Housing Cooperative and Changeworks, EWH funded an pilot study of introducing simple energy saving measures to a block of category B listed Georgian tenements in Lauriston Place. Download the Energy Heritage report.
Renewable Heritage - in partnership with Lister Housing Cooperative and Changeworks, EWH funded an pilot study fitting solar water heating panels to the roof of the Georgian tenements in Lauriston Place. Download the Renewable Heritage report.