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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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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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Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for social landlords updated

SFHA Policy Lead Stacey Dingwall highlights the Scottish Government's newly published updated guidance on Scottish Housing Quality Standard.


Final EESSH1 Guidance for Social Landlords published

The guidance has been updated with information relating to EESSH2 and changes brought in through the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2019.


UK Government agrees measures with energy industry to support vulnerable people through COVID-19

Proposals agreed to ensure vulnerable customers who may fall into debt remain supplied with energy while in self isolation.


Cheaper fuel bills for Eildon tenants

New passivhaus homes need 90% less energy for heating and hot water than standard buildings.


Building Standards Division: House Builders Survey

The Scottish Government Building Standards Division carries out research project around compliance of Section 6 Energy, of the Technical Handbook, focusing on the building fabric performance.


WWHC freezes energy prices for sixth year in a row

WWHC first became a not-for-profit Energy Supply Company in 2014.


Heat Networks Bill

The Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill will introduce regulation and a licensing system for district and communal heating to accelerate use of the networks across Scotland.


Sanctuary delivers energy efficient homes

The homes have been built to the Passivhaus standard, which is the highest level achievable under Scottish Building Standards.

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