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HES Homecare pilot: evaluation

The aim of the Home Energy Scotland (HES) Homecare pilot was to test the Energycarer approach to tackling rural fuel poverty.


Appendix 2: Characteristics of social survey participants

For survey participants that provided both Time 1 and Time 2 survey.

Case

Age

Sex

Tenure

Household size

Bedrooms

House type

Property age

Work carried out - survey reported

Work carried out - HES Homecare team notes

South-west (Homecare)

1

87

F

owner

1

2

terrace

1950-64

Electric panels*

electric panel heaters had already been installed before survey time 1

2

84

F

owner

1

2

terrace

Pre-1919

Central heating - gas

GCH 16/10/2017

3

78

F

owner

2

3

terrace

Pre-1919

Oil combi; thermostatic radiator valves

Oil boiler 20/10/2017, humidistat extractor fans 02/18

4

55

F

Private rent

1

2

terrace

Pre-1919

External wall insulation

Internal wall insulation installed to one/two exterior wall/s 20/04/2018
EWI is yet to be installed to another external wall.

5

70

F

owner

1

2

terrace

1930-49

New storage heaters

Electric storage heaters 16/01/2018

6

64

F

owner

2

3

semi

1965-75

LPG combi boiler

LPG boiler, energy efficient doors and glazing, 30/08/2017 leak repair, gutter repairs 02/2018. Survey 2 completed 18/04/18.

7

82

F

owner

1

2

semi

Pre-1919

Loft insulation

Loft Insulation

North-east (Homecare)

8

39

M

Private rent

1

1

flat

Pre-1919

Energy advice

None at Survey Time 2 -
secondary glazing to be installed 14/05/2018
gas central heating to be installed 22/05/2018

9

55

M

owner

1

4

detached

Pre-1919

Tariff advice

None as yet

10

37

F

Private rent

3

2

detached

Pre-1919

Storage heaters

Replaced electric meters, unknown date,
14/02/2018 Replaced storage heaters with Quantum, installed electric shower (off-peak) and new hot water tank

11

68

F

owner

1

2

terrace

1950-64

Loft floored*

25/01/2017 Meter install
20/12/2017 CO Detector, Gas boiler, Room Thermostats, Radiators, Smoke Alarms, hot water tank jacket,

12

83

M

owner

1

2

semi

1930-49

Draught proofing

Feb 2018 Draft proof vents onto external wall vented bricks

13

55

F

owner

1

6

semi

Pre-1919

New gas central heating

23/02/2018 Gas boiler, radiators,
28/03/2018 smoke alarms, hot water cylinder, CO detector, energy efficient glazing/doors, enabling measure

17

79

F

owner

1

2

caravan

N/A

New heating system

07/02/2018 Gas central heating replacement, boiler, radiators and heating controls

Highlands & Orkney (CLO)

14

88

F

owner

1

3

semi

Pre-1919

WHS boiler & radiators

26/09/2017 New gas central heating system installed under Warmer Homes Scotland: CO detector, condensing gas boiler, room thermostat, radiators, hot water tank jacket, smoke alarm

15

74

F

owner

2

3

detached

1965-75

Advice given

none

16

73

M

owner

2

4

detached

1965-75

Draught proofing

tariff check
draughtproofing (date unknown)

18

62

M

owner

3

2

semi

1950-64

Advice given

benefits check with DWP
tariff check with energy supplier
supplier switching advice
new oil boiler (date not given)

*Initiated independently by respondent prior to pilot commencing

Contact

Email: Fuel_Poverty_Team@gov.scot

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