External Wall Insulation for Council Houses

WARMER HOMES that are easier to heat and more energy efficient are within reach for more people in Dundee thanks to the Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland, the Neighbourhood Services Committee will hear on Monday (June 12).

Nearly £4 million worth of work will see external wall insulation being installed into council properties in Tullideph Tenements and Flats, Marshall Street, Pitairlie Road, Graham Street and Douglas Flats.

Councillor Kevin Cordell Convener of Dundee City Council’s neighbourhood services committee said: “I am firmly committed to ensuring that the council continues to do all it can to make sure the people have energy efficient homes.

“This is a great programme and the benefits are huge for the tenant as it means money stays in their pockets and their homes are warmer.

“Through projects such as this and Housing Concrete Repairs, it is clear that we are taking huge steps in eradicating fuel poverty in the city.”

This particular project comprises of 422 properties with a client contribution for 259 tenanted properties.

The balance of funding will be met from Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Home Energy Efficiency Programme Scotland – Area Based Schemes (HEEPS – ABS) funding.

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