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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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Update on Fire Safety - August 2018

Following the Grenfell tragedy there has been an increased focus on fire safety in buildings.  The Scottish Government plans to introduce higher standards for fire and smoke alarms in existing homes.  It has also opened a consultation on fire safety in building standards.

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Momentum Continues on Tenement Repairs Challenges

There are increasing concerns on the condition of mixed tenure tenements in Scotland with a need for a solution to require owners to invest in common repairs.

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Scottish Government launches consultation on post-2020 Energy Efficiency Standards for Social Housing (EESSH)

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on proposed energy efficiency standards for social housing post 2020.  These standards would aim to help address fuel poverty and reduce carbon emissions.  The EESSH2 standards are highly ambitious – with a target EPC of Band B for 2032 for the vast majority of homes.  The consultation, which opened in May, is open for 3 months.  

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SHR Enquiry into Repairs Finds Improved Performance

A thematic enquiry into repairs by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has found that tenants place a significant emphasis on repairs. It has also found that social landlords’ performance is improving.

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Consultation on Future of Energy Company Obligation

The UK Government is consulting on the next phase of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) which the SFHA will respond to on behalf of members.

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First of its kind energy advice contract goes live for housing sector

The contract will give housing associations and councils quick and easy access to companies that can provide bespoke energy advice for their tenants and residents to help them make savings on their energy bills.

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Over half a million pounds to provide alternatives to car ownership

The Plugged-in Households Grant Fund will support eight housing associations across Scotland to procure the services of car clubs.

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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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