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CITy Voices: Councillor Ramsey Milne Interview with Councillor Ramsey Milne, Aberdeen, Scotland Why did Aberdeen choose to participate in the CITyFiED project, and how does it fit in with your energy and environment strategy?
Post date: 20 Nov 2015
Type: News

These Regulations prescribe functional standards for buildings. These are to be found in Schedule 5 of the Regulations and cover a wide subject area, in particular Section 6 Energy. The Regulations apply to construction, conversion and demolition of buildings and also to the provision of services, fittings and equipment in or in connection with buildings.
Post date: 23 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

These Regulations further transpose Article 7 (energy performance certificates), Article 3 (adoption of a methodology) and partially transpose Article 4(3) of Directive 2002/91/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (“the Directive”) in Scotland.
Post date: 23 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

The Technical Handbooks provide guidance on achieving the standards set in the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 and are available in two volumes: Domestic buildings and Non-domestic buildings.
Post date: 23 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

Website of the Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register which allows users to retrieve, with the Report Reference Number, Energy Performance Certificates and accompanying Recommendations Reports.
Post date: 23 Oct 2013
Type: Link

New buildings in Scotland are set to be more energy efficient following changes to the standards announced by the Scottish Government.Improvements to new homes from October 2015 are expected to cut carbon emissions by around 21% compared to current levels while new non-domestic buildings such as shops and offices will have an average reduction of around 43%.Minister for Planning Derek Mackay said the new measures are “vital” to drive Scotland to a low carbon economy.
Post date: 8 Oct 2013
Type: News

The Scottish Government is seeking to support a wide range of proposals that offer new approaches to the funding and delivery of affordable housing. Bids will be expected to be:
Post date: 8 Oct 2012
Type: News

The eight households in Dumfries and Galloway are part of a group of 48 homeowners across Scotland taking part in the open day to provide others with an opportunity to visit a local home that has a renewables system installed.Between them, it is estimated their renewables technologies have saved the householders around £12,000 off their fuel bills over the past year, and cut their carbon footprints by around 150 tonnes of carbon dioxide.
Post date: 31 Aug 2012
Type: News

Zero Waste Scotland aims to drive innovation and change in the house-building market by supporting a development partner or partner group to demonstrate how resource efficiency measures can be included within the design and construction, and how this can contribute towards a resource efficient lifestyle for future occupants. The exemplar build will be required to meet the 2016 Scottish Building Standards.
Post date: 14 May 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 3 Apr 2012
Type: Link