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Fuel Poverty and Energy Advice


West Dunbartonshire Council are offering FREE energy advice to all residents, homeowners and private tenants living in the West Dunbartonshire area.

Fuel Poverty

Are you in fuel poverty? You are deemed to be "fuel poor" if you spend 10% or more of your income on your household fuel. Fuel Poverty results from a combination of having poor energy efficiency in your home, low income or high fuel costs. Our Energy Advice Officer can assist with all aspects of fuel poverty, if you have any problems, he may be able to help you.

Fuel Issues - We can offer help and guidance on all aspects of domestic fuel related issues such as cutting down on fuel bills, understanding your bills, choosing a supplier, payment methods, arrears and debt, reading meters and keeping you warm in your home.

Home Visits - Free home visits can be carried out if required, this enables us to offer tailored advice to each individual depending on their needs and circumstances.

Heating Advice - We offer advice and guidance to make sure you use your system more efficiently.

Grant Aid - We can organise grants to increase property insulation levels and help with heat retention.

Community - Our Energy Advisor is available for talks and training to groups on any issues related to energy advice. advice/ advice/fuel-poverty/