It is part of the Community Energy Saving Programme launched by the government, which gives fuel and energy providers an obligation to cut emissions by helping consumers be more efficient, particularly in areas where incomes are low.
Some of the steps that will be taken include external and loft insulation, improved boilers and new windows, with a completion date of autumn 2012 being set.
Director of energy retail at ScottishPower Raymond Jack explained that such measures are important in reducing the amount of waste generated, as well as lowering the cost of bills.
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