Publication - Consultation paper

Developing an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing: consultation

Published: 25 Jun 2012
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781780458847

This consultation seeks views on the proposed Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) to further improve the energy efficiency of social housing in Scotland.

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62 page PDF

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Contents
Developing an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing: consultation
2. Glossary

62 page PDF

993.8 kB

2. Glossary

List of acronyms

ALACHO

Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers

APSR

Annual Performance and Statistical Return

ARC

Annual Return on the Charter

CERT

Carbon Emissions Reduction Target

CESP

Community Energy Saving Programme

CO 2

Carbon dioxide

COSLA

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

ECO

Energy Company Obligation

ESSACs

Energy Saving Scotland Advice Centres

EIB

European Investment Bank

EPC

Energy Performance Certificate

EST

Energy Savings Trust

GHG

Greenhouse gases

GWSF

Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations

JESSICA

Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas

LHS

Local Housing Strategies

LSVTs

Large scale Voluntary Transfers

MtCO 2

1 million tonnes of CO 2

NAEI

National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory

SFHA

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

SHCS

Scottish House Condition Survey

SHQS

Scottish Housing Quality Standard

SHR

Scottish Housing Regulator

Glossary

Asset management

Refers to the monitoring and maintenance of a landlord's housing stock

Energy Efficiency ( EE) rating

The EE rating is based on the energy costs associated with the energy delivered to the dwelling to provide heating, ventilation and lighting (sometimes referred to as the SAP rating).

Environmental Impact ( EI) rating

The Environmental Impact (CO 2) Rating relates to the dwellings annual CO 2 emissions.

Mixed tenure

A reference to blocks of flats with a mix of owner-occupied, social rented and private rented properties

NHER

National Home Energy Rating - a rating scale for measuring the energy efficiency of housing

RdSAP

Reduced data Standard Assessment Procedure. This is used in EPC calculations typically for existing dwellings, as full SAP data is not available.

SAP

Standard Assessment Procedure - a rating scale for measuring the energy efficiency of housing, used in EPCs


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