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An agreed definition of a Scottish equivalent of the Passivhaus standard which will become the minimum for all new housing in the country is to be the subject of consultation between the Scottish Government and the building industry, Patrick Harvie has confirmed. Last month, the

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SFHA has submitted a response to the second part of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the new build heat standard. The proposed standard, which is set to come into force in 2024, will prohibit any new building applying for a building warrant to make use of a direct emissions heating sy

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A review of the second Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH2) is to be brought forward to commence this year for completion in 2023, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The announcement was made yesterday as part of the Scottish Government’s response to the report, Achi

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There were 18,974 all-sector new build homes completed in Scotland in the year to end June 2021, according to quarterly statistics on housebuilding and affordable housing supply published today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. This is an increase of 10% (1,751 homes) on the 17,223 completions

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The average cost of developing a new build home in Scotland has increased by as much as 21% over the life of the last Parliament, research by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has revealed.

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