Resolve to cut costs of energy says minister

HOUSING Minister Keith Brown wants homeowners to make a resolution this New Year to call the Home Energy Scotland hotline to save money on heating their homes.

He said households could save from £175 per year by installing loft insulation and up to £280 per year if cavity wall insulation was also carried out.

He said: “We have invested significantly in helping people save money and be as energy- efficient as possible.”

The Home Energy Scotland hotline offers free advice to all on 0800 512012 or visit