East Lothian Council

Fuel Billing advice - Energy Efficiency

Keeping warm, keeping costs down

Everyone should have a warm home. But in a time of rising utility costs that can be expensive.

Help is on hand to help to make your home more energy efficient, so it costs less to heat. This also means fewer emissions into the environment. There are two main source of advice on energy efficiency and fuel billing available for East Lothian residents.

A. Home Energy Scotland

The Energy Saving Trust manages delivery of the Affordable Warmth and Energy Assistance Schemes through the Home Energy Scotland hotline (on behalf of the Scottish Government.) To find out what they can offer you, telephone the hotline on 0808 808 2282 or visit the Home Energy Scotland website.

B. East Lothian Energy Advice Service

The East Lothian Energy Advice Service is run by Changeworks and is funded by East Lothian Council and provides specialist advice and practical support to help people stay affordably warm in their homes.

Changeworks runs advice surgeries in Musselburgh and Haddington:

  • At Musselburgh CAB (Fisherrow Centre) on the last Friday of each month starting at 1pm. Four 1 hour appointments from 1pm. Last appointment starts at 4pm
  • At Haddington CAB (Court Street) on the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30pm.  Three 1 hour appointments from 1:30pm. Last appointment starts 3.30pm. 

The East Lothian Energy Advice Service can also be accessed via the Home Energy Scotland help line 0808 808 2282

This booklet, Energy Matters, gives advice to East Lothian Council tenants. 

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