Energy saving advice
Want to make sure your home is warm and cosy, but save money at the same time?
From boiling a kettle to watching television it uses energy – energy you have to pay for! Just a few small changes could make a big difference to your energy bills.
Information and advice can be found on the Home Energy Scotland website where you can use their online tool to complete a Home Energy Check. They offer a free, impartial service to support households to save energy, reduce carbon emissions and reduce fuel bills. Horizon are a referring agency for Home Energy Scotland and the Tenancy Sustainment team will be happy to make a referral on your behalf if you think you could benefit from their services. You can contact the Tenancy Sustainment team on 0330 303 0089. For local services available in your area, please visit our useful links page.
There are also grants available to help clear fuel debts for those experiencing difficulty with their fuel bills. Horizon's Tenancy Sustainment team will be happy to discuss this with you in more detail and help you apply if you are eligible.
We can also help you understand your fuel bills and manage any fuel debt, finding out who your fuel supplier is and making sure you are on the cheapest tariff possible. We can also help you access energy related benefits and grants such as the Warm Home Discount and Winter Fuel Payment.
If you feel you would benefit energy saving advice to help you keep your bills down please contact us.
Switching Energy Supplier
You may be able to save money by switching your energy supplier. Citrus Energy can help you to reduce your fuel bills by providing a free independent and impartial energy switching service. For more information, please go to their website.
Energy Advice under Corona virus
Home heating and energy use will be affected by people staying home due to the corona virus. If you have any questions about staying warm and saving energy, please contact Home Energy Scotland and they will be able to provide energy advice. Please contact the Tenancy Sustainment team for assistance if you are struggling with your energy bills due to Covid19.