Waste Water Heat Recovery Systems installed under Home Energy Efficiency Programmes: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested


1. I have been reading your 2016-2017 delivery report, and was wondering if you could advise on whether there have been any incidences of Waste Water Heat Recovery Systems (WWHRS) for Showers being installed under HEEPS?

2. And ideally provide a breakdown of all measures installed during this time (and ideally to date).



1. I can confirm that this measure has not been fitted under our schemes which prioritises insulation and heating measures to fuel poor households. Measures provided under our Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland Area Based Scheme (HEEPS:ABS) have to be Energy Company Obligation (ECO) eligible. ECO statistics are published quarterly by UK Government and the latest figures published in December 2018 can be found at the following link:


2. Statistical information of the data that we hold has been provided in the attached spreadsheets.


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foi-19-00201 Information 2013-14
foi-19-00201 Information 2014-15
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foi-19-00201 Information 2016-17


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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