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Energy Forum Resource page

Within this article you will find copies of the documentation from the SFHA Energy Forums.  

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Smoke alarms in shared ownership properties – SFHA seeks legal advice

SFHA commissions TC Young to produce a briefing regarding smoke alarms in shared ownership, shared equity and factored properties. 

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PRAM Forum Resource page

You will find all the discussed documents and presentations here after each online forum.

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SFHA response to consultation on Energy Efficient Scotland

SFHA response to Scottish Government consultation on the pace of delivery of the Energy Efficient Scotland programme.

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Fuel Poverty Bill Update

The Fuel Poverty Bill has now passed through Stage Two and will now go before the Scottish Parliament for final amendment and approval through a Stage Three debate before the summer recess. 

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Holyrood Tenement Maintenance Group to Publish Final Report

The parliamentary working group on tenements is to publish its final report in May.  The Interim Report recommended that all mixed tenure tenements should have 5 yearly inspection reports on common parts, mandatory owners associations and a requirement for all owners to pay into a sinking fund for repairs and maintenance.

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New Standards on Fire and Smoke Alarms

The Scottish Government has set new standards for fire and smoke alarms in existing homes to be met by February 2021. SFHA understands interest free loan funding will be available to housing associations to support the work and await confirmation of this.

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Opinion: Fuel poverty Vs carbon reduction and the soaring cost of energy

In her blog, Margarate Corrigan, Operations Manager, Lemon Aid/Fuel Poverty Services at Cunninghame Housing Association discusses low-carbon heating solutions and affordability for tenants.

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SPA to host launch event for new housing construction and windows and doors frameworks

Two new frameworks were launched by SPA on 1 August 2022 and will last for a period of four years.

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Working towards net zero

The technology was installed back in 2018 by River Clyde Homes and was one of the first Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) to serve a social rented tower block in Scotland.

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Langstane Housing Association rolls out electric pool car for employee use

The electric car pool follows the association’s successful application for grant funding in 2018 to purchase an electrical charging point at its headquarters.

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Patrick Harvie to launch Edinburgh’s first Green Home Festival

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights will be the keynote speaker at the launch of the Green Home Festival, which has been organised by the Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV).

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Experts to advise on fairer heat transformation

Independent panel established to advise Scottish Government ministers on steps needed to ensure fair heat transition throughout Scotland

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Ore Valley Housing Association launches free electric bike project

The project is designed to support the wider adoption of more sustainable transport.

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