New Build Heat Standard 2024: equality impact assessment

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) considering the New Build Heat Standard (NBHS) proposals and implications of moving away from direct emissions heating systems in new buildings. Considering in detail the impacts and potential for increasing equality as a result of introducing these regulations.

Equality Impact Assessment Record

Title of policy: New Build Heat Standard

Minister: Patrick Harvie - Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights

Lead official: Mark Stewart - Heat in Buildings Regulation

Officials: Callum McGrath - OCEA: Energy and Heat Analysis

Adrienne Attorp - OCEA: Energy and Heat Analysis

Emily Creamer - OCEA: Climate Change Social Research

John Hay - Heat in Buildings Regulation

Directorate: Directorate for Energy and Climate Change

Division: Heat in Buildings Regulation Enforcement Unit

Team: New Build Heat Standard Team

Is this new

policy or

revision to an


policy? New



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