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Support for tenants

There is help and support available if you are a tenant looking to make your home more energy efficient. Interested? Please find some helpful information below outlining how we can help you to access expert advice and financial support. 

Financial support for tenants

HEEPS: Warmer Homes Scotland scheme – assistance from the Scottish Government to help private sector tenants and homeowners struggling to heat their home and who meet the qualifying criteria. For more information and to check eligibility, contact Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO) - Low income and vulnerable households could be eligible for support with insulation and heating through the Energy Company Obligation.

Get free, expert advice and support 

If you would like help, please call 0808 228 2282 to speak to our advisors at Home Energy Scotland

Our trained advisors can carry out a Home Energy Check over the phone and give you practical advice on how to save energy and reduce your energy bills They can also let you know if there are benefits, credits or funding you may be eligible for but may not know about. And they could also advise you if you are eligible for discounted energy rates.  

Write to your landlord

As a tenant you can also write to your landlord and ask them to consider helping make the property you are renting more energy efficient. Energy saving measures don’t have to be costly as there is funding and free impartial advice available to landlords too.

Download our landlord letter template for properties in Scotland > 

Quick fixes

In the meantime, there are lots of ways you can improve the energy efficiency of your home which don’t involve major changes to the property. Learn more about our quick fixes for improving your home and saving money on fuel bills.

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Improve your home

Find out more about making your home more energy efficient, and reducing your energy bills.

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Complete a Home Energy Check

Giving your home a check up could help you to save £250 a year. Get started by using our online Home Energy Check tool.

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Get in touch

Our advisors at Home Energy Scotland can give you free, expert and impartial advice. Call Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm - or request a call back.

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