Healthy homes

This section looks at how you can keep your home warm, the effects of fuel poverty, how to make your home more energy efficient and where you can get help with the cost heating your home.

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  • Fuel poverty

    Find out about the causes of fuel poverty and what households can do to avoid falling into fuel poverty.

  • Energy efficiency

    This page gives tips on the ways you can save energy and money in your home.

  • Winter weather

    Make sure your home is 'winter proof'. Simple tips to keep your home safe over winter and what to do in an emergency.

Speak to a Shelter Scotland adviser

Call Shelter Scotland's free housing advice helpline

0808 800 4444
9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Email an adviser

You can also email a housing adviser. We aim to respond within three working days.

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