Welcome to the LEAP Website
We are the energy action charity working across rural Renfrewshire including the communities of Lochwinnoch, Kilbarchan, Howwood, Bridge of Weir, Houston, Brookfield and Crosslee.
We help local residents save energy and money, providing free impartial advice on insulation, draught proofing, heating, renewable energy generation, grants and subsidies. LEAP are a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) Charity Number SC044019.
Save money! Our Home Energy Checks and advice have already saved over 600 local households up to 13% on their utility bills through simple inexpensive actions.
Get Involved! We support a network of local volunteers working to make our villages more sustainable, from food fairs to transport options, schools to community renewable energy generation. We would love to hear from you!
FREE Home Energy Check
Our City and Guilds Qualified Energy Advisors design your LEAP Home Action Plan tailored to your home and your circumstances. It will only take an hour and can save you money.
FREE Draught Test or Thermal Image
Losing heat from your home through draughts and leaks can be one of the biggest causes of household energy loss (up to 15%) costing you comfort and money. But once you know where the heat is escaping from, it’s also one of the easiest and cheapest problems to fix.
LEAP Car Club
Local, not for profit, community car hire scheme – giving you convenient access to economical cars right on your doorstep.