Improving energy efficiency in owner occupied homes: consultation

This consultation seeks views on proposals to set a standard for energy efficiency and to make it mandatory for homeowners from 2024 onwards.

List of abbreviations used

ABS Area Based Schemes
CCC UK Committee on Climate Change
COSLA Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
EER Energy Efficiency Rating
EES Energy Efficient Scotland
EESSH2 Energy Efficient Standard for Social Housing post-2020
EIR Environmental Impact Rating
EPBD Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
EPC Energy Performance Certificate
HES Home Energy Scotland
MTCO2 Metric Tons of Carbon dioxide
PAS Publicly Available Specification
PRS Private Rented Sector
RdSAP Reduced Standard Assessment Procedure
SAP SHCS Standard Assessment Procedure Scottish House Condition Survey
SHR Scottish Housing Regulator
SLWG Short Life Working Group



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