Worried About Energy Bills? Home Energy Scotland Can Help

If you are concerned about energy bills, or how to stay warm at home, Home Energy Scotland telephone advisors are on hand with the latest information and advice from energy suppliers and the Scottish Government. This includes support for pre-payment meter customers and how they can top-up by post or other means.

Please call 0808 808 2282 for free and impartial advice or request a call back.


Their service is free and impartial and committed to keeping you warm.



Big Energy Saving Week events in Angus

This year Big Energy Saving Week starts on Monday 21 January 2019. It is a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.

The week focuses on raising public awareness of:

  • how to save money on energy costs by switching energy supplier or tariff
  • how to access discounts or grants
  • how to make homes more energy efficient.

This is the 8th Big Energy Saving Week and is a partnership between Citizens Advice Scotland (CAB), Home Energy Scotland, Citizens Advice and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy with the support of numerous organisations, charities and companies.

Join one of the CHECK-SWITCH-SAVE events in Angus on Tuesday 22 January :

  • at FriockHub, Eastgate, Friockheim DD11 4TG, 9.30am-11.30am
  • at Firestation, Scott Street, Brechin DD9 7BQ,  12.30pm-2.30pm

Keep Warm this Winter and Reduce Your Gas and Electricity Bills

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As we mentioned in our previous post, it’s that time of year when you notice the drop in temperature and your first instinct may be to turn up the heating and use it for longer periods. This could mean an increase to your fuel bills and we know that managing these costs can be difficult. Your household circumstances, your property, your lifestyle, your heating system – all can affect your bills.

If you are worried about your energy bills this winter, there is help available regardless of whether you own or rent your home. Home Energy Scotland (HES) offers a wide range of advice and assistance free of charge, such as:

  • reducing your energy bills
  • managing fuel debt
  • switching energy supplier (simply by switching supplier, you could save £100s per year!)

To speak to one of their advisors you can call (free phone) – 08708 808 2282 – or simply fill out this form – and one of their advisors will call you back. It’s that easy.

You can also arrange for a free home visit by a member of the Home Energy Advice Team (HEAT). They’ll get to know you and your property to provide tailored advice, helping you heat your home for less.

For more information about HEAT and how they can help you, free phone 0808 129 0888, email heat@scarf.org.uk or visit their website.