Our Sustainable Development department provides advice and support services to householders, communities and businesses.
Our projects cover a wide range of sustainability issues providing a one stop shop with free, impartial, quality advice on reducing our impact on the environment through energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport, recycling and waste minimisation.
We work in partnership with key organisations at a local and national level including the Scottish Government, Energy Saving Trust, Carbon Trust, local authorities and housing associations to ensure our activities use existing resources to maximise the impact of the work we do.
Energy Saving Scotland advice centre (ESSac)
The Wise Group is proud to have been delivering an energy advice centre service for more than fifteen years, helping householders, communities and small businesses throughout West Central Scotland save money, reduce their energy usage and impact on the environment.Find out more
The Glasgow Home Energy Advice Team provides this independent advice to help people reduce their fuel bills and make more effective use of money they spend on fuel. It also assists with Glasgow City Council’s strategic aim of eliminating Fuel Poverty.Find out more
Zero Waste Volunteer Programme
The Wise Group’s Zero Waste Volunteer Programme (formerly known as The Master Composter) will give you training, advice and support to allow you to participate in a local community network of volunteers that actively engages with its community to help it with all aspects of composting.Find out more
Schools and Community Programme
The Wise Group runs a range of terrific and fun school and community programmes educating and informing on a range of energy and environmental issues.Find out more
East Ayrshire Energy Programme
In East Ayrshire we work with the local authority and other partners to provide high quality work experience for temporary workers and deliver a range of important services aimed at making tenants’ homes safer, warmer and more energy efficient.Find out more
Energy Assistance Package
Whether you are finding that your home is cold, damp, draughty or generally hard to heat, or you are worried about your fuel bills, the Energy Assistance Package may be able to help you.Find out more
Energy Efficiency Measures
The Wise Group has always been involved in the installation of practical, energy efficiency measures to help make people’s homes warmer and more comfortable.Find out more
Domestic Energy Efficiency Loans
We’re keen to provide practical help to people who want to install high efficiency central heating systems that offer lower running costs and reduced fuel consumption.Find out more