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Energy Efficient Scotland - improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes: consultation analysis

Published: 5 Feb 2021

Analysis of responses to the Energy Efficient Scotland: improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes consultation.

Energy Efficient Scotland - improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes: consultation analysis
Footnotes

Footnotes

1  The Fuel Poverty (Targets, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Act 2019 (https://www.gov.scot/policies/home-energy-and-fuel-poverty/fuel-poverty/) defines a household as being in fuel poverty if, "after housing costs have been deducted, more than 10% (or 20% for extreme fuel poverty) of their net income is required to pay for their reasonable fuel needs; and if, after further adjustments are made to deduct childcare costs and any benefits received for a disability or care need, their remaining income is insufficient to maintain an acceptable standard of living, defined as being at least 90% of the UK Minimum Income Standard".

2  Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving Energy Efficiency in Owner-Occupied Homes – Consultation Paper https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-improving-energy-efficiency-owner-occupied-homes/

3  Energy Efficient Scotland: Route Map https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-route-map/ 

4  Energy Efficient Scotland: Consultation of Further Development of the Programme https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-consultation/ 

5  Scottish Government, Programme for Government 2019-20 https://www.gov.scot/publications/protecting-scotlands-future-governments-programme-scotland-2019-20/

6  The percentages presented in this section refer to the percentage of respondents who answered the individual question being analysed, rather than the percentage of all respondents to the consultation.

7  The Fuel Poverty (Targets, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Act 2019 (https://www.gov.scot/policies/home-energy-and-fuel-poverty/fuel-poverty/) defines a household as being in fuel poverty if, "after housing costs have been deducted, more than 10% (or 20% for extreme fuel poverty) of their net income is required to pay for their reasonable fuel needs; and if, after further adjustments are made to deduct childcare costs and any benefits received for a disability or care need, their remaining income is insufficient to maintain an acceptable standard of living, defined as being at least 90% of the UK Minimum Income Standard".

8  Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving Energy Efficiency in Owner-Occupied Homes – Consultation Paper https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-improving-energy-efficiency-owner-occupied-homes/ 

9  Energy Efficient Scotland: Route Map https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-route-map/

10  Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving Energy Efficiency In Owner-Occupied Homes – Consultation Paper https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-improving-energy-efficiency-owner-occupied-homes/ 

11  Energy Efficient Scotland: Route Map https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-route-map/

12  Energy Efficient Scotland: Consultation of Further Development of the Programme https://www.gov.scot/publications/energy-efficient-scotland-consultation/ 

13  Scottish Government, Programme for Government 2019-20 https://www.gov.scot/publications/protecting-scotlands-future-governments-programme-scotland-2019-20/

14  Campaign responses are responses submitted through a co-ordinated campaign, often using standard text provided by the campaign organiser.

15  PAS 2030 which was redeveloped in conjunction with PAS 2035, covers the installation, commissioning and handover of retrofit projects.

16  PAS 2035 covers how to assess dwellings for retrofit, identify improvement options, design and specify Energy Efficiency Measures (EEM) and monitor retrofit projects. Both PAS standards are sponsored by the UK Government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

17  https://www.trustmark.org.uk/

18  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/each-home-counts-review-of-consumer-advice-protection-standards-and-enforcement-for-energy-efficiency-and-renewable-energy

19  https://www.sustainableenergyassociation.com/resources/energy-efficiency-policy-pathway/

20  The Renewable Heat Incentive is a UK Government scheme that enables homeowners to receive quarterly cash payments over seven years if they install or have already installed an eligible renewable heating technology. (https://energysavingtrust.org.uk/grants-and-loans/renewable-heat-incentive/)

21  Excluding organisations that requested their response was not published, and those that requested their response was published without their name.


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