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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.

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Energy Efficient Scotland - improving energy efficiency in owner-occupied homes: consultation analysis
Appendix 1: Frequency tables

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Appendix 1: Frequency tables

NB: Some totals do not sum to 100% due to rounding

Q1. Do you agree or disagree that there should be a legally-binding energy efficiency standard for owner-occupied housing?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 2 (100%)     2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group   3 (100%)   3
Energy-related private sector 8 (67%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 8 (80%)   2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation 1 (100%)     1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 11 (46%) 8 (33%) 5 (21%) 24
Public sector or body – other 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 7 (88%) 1 (12%)   8
Total organisations 45 (65%) 13 (19%) 11 (16%) 69
% of organisations answering (58) 78% 22%    
Total individuals 30 (38%) 48 (61%) 1 (1%)  79
% of individuals answering (78) 38% 62%    
Total respondents 75 (51%) 61 (41%) 12 (8%) 148
% of all respondents answering (136) 55% 45%    
Q2. Do you agree or disagree that EPC Energy Efficiency Rating Band C is the appropriate standard to use?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic   2 (100%)   2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group 1 (33%) 2 (67%)   3
Energy-related private sector 6 (50%) 1 (8%) 5 (42%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 8 (80%) 2 (20%)   10
Anonymous organisation 1 (100%)     1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 9 (38%) 12 (50%) 3 (13%) 24
Public sector or body – other 2 (100%)     2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 6 (75%) 2 (25%)   8
Total organisations 40 (58%) 21 (30%) 8 (12%) 69
% of organisations answering (61) 66% 34%    
Total individuals 24 (30%) 53 (67%) 2 (3%) 79
% of individuals answering (77) 31% 69%    
Total respondents 64 (43%) 74 (50%) 10 (7%) 148
% of respondents answering (138) 46% 54%    
Q6. Do you agree or disagree that 2024 is the right start date for the mandatory standard to start operating?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Building component manufacturers or services 3 (75%) 1 (25%)   4
Community group 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 5 (42%) 3 (25%) 4 (33%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 6 (60%) 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation 1 (100%)     1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 7 (29%) 11 (46%) 6 (25%) 24
Public sector or body – other 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Third sector 4 (50%) 3 (38%) 1 (12%) 8
Total organisations 31 (45%) 21 (30%) 17 (25%) 69
% of organisations answering (52) 60% 40%    
Total individuals 17 (22%) 58 (73%) 4 (5%) 79
% of individuals answering (75) 23% 77%    
Total respondents 48 (32%) 79 (53%) 21 (14%) 148
% of all respondents answering (127) 38% 62%    
Q7. Do you agree or disagree with point of sale as an appropriate trigger point for a property to meet the legally-binding standard?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group 2 (67%)   1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 8 (67%)   4 (33%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 8 (80%)   2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 11 (46%) 7 (29%) 6 (25%) 24
Public sector or body – other 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 5 (63%) 1 (12%) 2 (25%) 8
Total organisations 43 (62%) 8 (12%) 18 (26%) 69
% of organisations answering (51) 84% 16%    
Total individuals 30 (38%) 48 (61%) 1 (1%) 79
% of individuals answering (78) 38% 62%    
Total respondents 73 (49%) 56 (38%) 19 (13%) 148
% of all respondents answering (129) 57% 43%    
Q8. Do you agree or disagree that responsibility for meeting the standard should pass to the buyer if the standard is not already met at point of sale, as described above?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 2 (100%)     2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group 2 (67%)   1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 6 (50%) 1 (8%) 5 (42%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 7 (70%)   3 (30%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 9 (38%) 7 (29%) 8 (33%) 24
Public sector or body – other     2 (100%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 5 (63%) 1 (12%) 2 (25%) 8
Total organisations 38 (55%) 9 (13%) 22 (32%) 69
% of organisations answering (47) 81% 19%    
Total individuals 40 (51%) 34 (43%) 5 (6%) 79
% of individuals answering (74) 54% 46%    
Total respondents 78 (53%) 43 (29%) 27 (18%) 148
% of all respondents answering (121) 64% 36%    
Q10. Do you agree or disagree with point of major renovation as an appropriate trigger point for a property to meet the legally-binding standard?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 2 (100%)     2
Building component manufacturers or services 2 (50%) 1 (25%) 1 (25%) 4
Community group 2 (67%)   1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 8 (67%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 9 (90%)   1 (10%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 12 (50%) 3 (13%) 9 (38%) 24
Public sector or body – other 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 7 (88%)   1 (12% 8
Total organisations 46 (67%) 5 (7%) 18 (26%) 69
% of organisations answering (51) 90% 10%    
Total individuals 45 (57%) 31 (39%) 3 (4%) 79
% of individuals answering (76) 59% 41%    
Total respondents 91 (61%) 36 (24%) 21 (14%) 148
% of all respondents answering (127) 72% 28%    
Q20 Do you agree or disagree that, even if a property can't fully meet the standard, it should be required to get as close as possible to it?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group 2 (67%)   1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 8 (67%)   4 (33%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 9 (90%)   1 (10%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 13 (54%) 4 (17%) 7 (29%) 24
Public sector or body – other 2 (100%)     2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 6 (75%)   2 (25%) 8
Total organisations 48 (70%) 4 (6%) 17 (25%) 69
% of organisations answering (52) 92% 8%    
Total individuals 38 (48%) 33 (42%) 8 (10%) 79
% of individuals answering (71) 54% 46%    
Total respondents 86 (58%) 37 (25%) 25 (17%) 148
% of respondents answering (123) 70% 30%    
Q21 Do you agree or disagree that any exemptions or abeyances from the standard should be time-limited?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic     2 (100%) 2
Building component manufacturers or services 3 (75%)   1 (25%) 4
Community group 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 1 (33%) 3
Energy-related private sector 7 (58%) 1 (8%) 4 (33%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 7 (70%) 1 (10%) 2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 9 (38%) 3 (12%) 12 (50%) 24
Public sector or body – other     2 (100%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)     2
Third sector 5 (63%)   3 (38%) 8
Total organisations 35 (51%) 6 (9%) 28 (41%) 69
% of organisations answering (41) 85% 15%    
Total individuals 29 (37%) 45 (57%) 5 (6%) 79
% of individuals answering (74) 39% 61%    
Total respondents 64 (43%) 51 (34%) 33 (22%) 148
% of all respondents answering (115) 56% 44%    
Q31 Do you agree or disagree that grant funding from the public purse should be focused on households who are vulnerable or in fuel poverty?
Agree Disagree Not Answered Total
Organisations:
Academic 1 (50%)   1 (50%) 2
Building component manufacturers or services 4 (100%)     4
Community group 1 (33%) 2 (67%)   3
Energy-related private sector 6 (50%) 1 (8%) 5 (42%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 9 (90%)   1 (10%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%) 1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)     1
Professional or representative body 9 (38%) 3 (13%) 12 (50%) 24
Public sector or body – other 2 (100%)     2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%_     2
Third sector 6 (75%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 8
Total organisations 41 (59%) 7 (10%) 21 (30%) 69
% of organisations answering (48) 85% 15%    
Total individuals 32 (41%) 37 (47%) 10 (13%) 79
% of individuals answering (69) 46% 54%    
Total respondents 73 (49%) 44 (30%) 31 (21%) 148
% of all respondents answering (117) 62% 38%    
How satisfied were you with this consultation?
Very satisfied Slightly satisfied Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied Slightly dis-satisfied Very dis-satisfied Not answered Total
Organisations:              
Academic   1 (50%)     1 (50%)   2
Building component manufacturers or services 1 (25%) 2 (50%)       1 (25%) 4
Community group 1 (33%) 1 (33%)     1 (33%)   3
Energy-related private sector 1 (8%) 2 (17%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%)   7 (58%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 4 (40%) 3 (30%)   1 (10%)   2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation 1 (100%)           1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)           1
Professional or representative body 2 (8%)   7 (29%) 1 (4%)   14 (58%) 24
Public sector or body – other     1 (50%)     1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)           2
Third sector 2 (25%) 1 (13%)   2 (25%)   3 (38%) 8
Total organisations 15 (22%) 10 (14%) 9 (13%) 5 (7%) 2 (3%) 28 (41%) 69
% of organisations answering (41) 37% 24% 22% 12% 5%    
Total individuals 9 (11%) 14 (18%) 22 (28%) 11 (14%) 17 (22%) 6 (8%) 79
% of individuals answering (73) 12% 19% 30% 15% 23%    
Total respondents 24 (16%) 24 (16%) 31 (21%) 16 (11%) 19 (13%) 34 (23%) 148
% of all respondents answering (114) 21% 21% 27% 14% 17%    
How would you rate your satisfaction with using this platform (Citizen Space) to respond to this consultation?
Very satisfied Slightly satisfied Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied Slightly dis-satisfied Very dis-satisfied Not answered Total
Organisations:              
Academic   1 (50%)   1 (50%)     2
Building component manufacturers or services   2 (50%) 1 (25%)     1 (25%) 4
Community group 1 (33%) 2 (67%)         3
Energy-related private sector 2 (17%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%)   1 (8%) 7 (58%) 12
Local authority or interagency partnership 4 (40%) 4 (40%)       2 (20%) 10
Anonymous organisation     1 (100%)       1
Private landlord or property management 1 (100%)           1
Professional or representative body 3 (13%) 3 (13%) 4 (17%) 1 (4%)   13 (54%) 24
Public sector or body – other     1 (50%)     1 (50%) 2
Scottish Government delivery partner 2 (100%)           2
Third sector 2 (25%)   1 (13%) 2 (25%)   3 (38%) 8
Total organisations 15 (22%) 13 (19%) 9 (13%) 4 (6%) 1 (1%) 27 (39%) 69
% of organisations answering (42) 36% 31% 21% 10% 2%    
Total individuals 27 (34%) 14 (18%) 16 (20%) 6 (8%) 7 (9%) 9 (11%) 79
% of individuals answering (69) 39% 20% 23% 9% 10%    
Total respondents 42 (28%) 27 (18%) 25 (17%) 10 (7%) 8 (5%) 36 (24%) 148
% of all respondents answering (112) 38% 24% 22% 9% 7%    

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