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Public Bodies Climate Change Duties: Putting Them Into Practice - Consultation on Draft Guidance Required by Part 4 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

DescriptionConsultation on draft guidance for public bodies to assist them in complying with the duties placed upon them by the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 20, 2010


ISBN 978 0 7559 9333 8
DPPAS 10030

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Respondent Information Form & Consultation Questions also available in Word format (94k).

Respondent Information Form also available without Consultation Questions in Word format.

Online Response Form


1. Responding to this Consultation
Background and Approach to Draft Guidance

2. The Draft Guidance

3. Next Steps

Annex A: Respondent Information Form
Annex B: Consultation Questions

Annex C: Remit and membership of the Climate Change Public Bodies Duties Advisory Group
Annex D: Summary of conclusions from climate change public bodies duties pre-consultation workshops held March 2010
Annex E: Legal context: Full text excerpt of Part 4 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
Annex F: List of public bodies defined as 'major players'
Annex G: Quick guide: Greenhouse gas emissions
Annex H: Quick guide: How our climate is changing
Annex I: Climate Change for key sectors

Inverclyde Academy

Inverclyde Academy opened in January 2009 with an Energy Performance Certificate 'A' rating - a significant achievement for a secondary school building. The Council was committed to producing a landmark campus that would also act as an exemplar to inform the design of subsequent schools.

The design of the Academy makes excellent use of natural daylight and ventilation to provide a high quality learning and teaching facility for the children and wider community. High efficiency condensing gas boilers and heating and water services systems are installed and insulation and air tightness are above current building standards regulations. Sustainably sourced materials, such as Forestry Stewardship ( FSC) sourced timber, were specified where practical and affordable. A 50kW wind turbine will provide 15-20% of the power to the school as well as helping to reduce ongoing energy costs and CO 2 emissions.