Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH): guidance for social landlords (revised February 2019)

Revised guidance for social landlords on the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH), February 2019.


1. More information on the Climate Change Bill is available at:

2. More information on Energy Efficient Scotland is available at:

3. More information on the Energy Strategy is available at:

4. Consultation Analysis: Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post-2020 (EESSH2),

5. At the date of issue of this guidance, the latest version of the SHR guidance is published at


7. Details of the development process are available in the archived EESSH website at

8. The SAP 10 methodology is currently being developed, see para 5.3a. Upon completion, Scottish Government will consider commissioning analysis to enable the extension of the relevant Tables within this guidance to include SAP 10.

9. see SHQS guidance Annex L at:

10. /publications/shqs-technical-guidance-for-social-landlords/.


12. There is a revised version of Rd SAP2012 for use from 19 November 2017, see


14., table 15, page 205.

15., table 15, page 231.

16. For more information see

17. Developing regulation of energy efficiency of private sector housing: modelling improvements to the target stock - Main Research Report, table A8.6,


19. Scottish House Condition Survey 2017: Key Findings, section 3.5.2,

20. See EESSH2 Consultation and Energy Efficient Scotland BRIA

21. EESSH data - all social landlords complete dataset all available years,

22. Missing shares can be used for works which can be made by a majority decision under the Tenement Management Scheme, which includes installation of insulation, see guidance at, paragraphs 16-17

23. /publications/scottish-social-housing-charter-april-2017/

24. More information on Home Energy Scotland is available at:



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