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Building Standards technical handbook 2017: domestic buildings

The Building Standards 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. This publication is available in html and also in PDF format (in 'supporting documents' ).

Building Standards technical handbook 2017: domestic buildings
6. Energy

6.10 Metering

Mandatory Standard

Standard 6.10

Every building must be designed and constructed in such a way that each building or part of a building designed for different occupation is fitted with fuel and power meters.

Limitation:

This standard does not apply to:

  1. domestic buildings

  2. district or block heating systems where each part of the building designed for different occupation is fitted with heat meters, or

  3. heating fired by solid fuel or biomass.

6.10.0 Introduction

This standard does not apply to domestic buildings as fuel providers e.g. gas companies, provide meters to dwellings to enable correct charging for fuel used by the customer.