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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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Prepare for the smart meter rollout with free resources

SFHA is continuing its campaign with Smart Energy GB to promote the rollout of smart meters across Scotland. As part of this campaign, we want to encourage our members to support their low income tenants through face-to-face conversations about the benefits of smart meters. More information about our campaign is available here.

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Fuel Poverty – SFHA to Submit Evidence to Parliament

A Fuel Poverty Bill is making its way through the Scottish Parliament.  As part of the process that shapes the content of the bill, the SFHA will be submitting evidence to the Local Government & Communities Committee which is scrutinising the Bill.  

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Free resources available to promote smart meters to tenants

SFHA has been working with Smart Energy GB to promote the roll out of smart meters across Scotland. This year, we want to support our members to reach out to tenants on low incomes to let them know the potential benefits of having their own smart meter.  

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Fire Safety in Building Standards Consultation

The Scottish Government has consulted on proposed changes to building standards, including plans to require fire sprinklers in all new build flats. SFHA consulted widely with members before responding.

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Update on Mixed Tenure Tenements

The challenge of repairing and maintaining mixed tenure tenements is increasingly becoming an issue for housing associations. This article provides an update on work to make it easier for landlords and owners to carry out common repairs.

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Cloch and MPS announce four-year reactive and void maintenance contract

MPS will deliver Cloch’s reactive and voids maintenance service from 1 April 2019.

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Govanhill Housing Association continues housing stock improvement with CCG

A total of 126 of properties will have brand new kitchens installed by CCG Asset Management.

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ng homes Housing Manager shortlisted for prestigious compliance award

Housing Manager Sharon Hazlett has been shortlisted for the ‘Women in Compliance Award’ for her recent work in gas compliance.

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Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands officially opens Fyne Energy’s three wind turbines development

The development which has started producing energy estimated to generate £15.6 million of community and charitable benefit over the next 20 years.

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Research and development to reduce heat loss in housing

CCG (Scotland) has worked in partnership with energy and sustainability consultancy Carbon Futures to reduce the impact of ‘thermal bridging’ in the modern home. 

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McDermott Group awarded £4 million district heating upgrade

Falkirk Council has appointed specialist contractor McDermott Group to reconfigure and extend the existing district heating network which currently serves six tower blocks at Callendar Park.

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Our Power ceases to trade

Ofgem said that, under its safety net, the energy supply of Our Power’s customers will continue and pre-payment meters can be topped up as normal. The outstanding credit balances of domestic customers will be protected.  

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