Scottish Building Standards Section 6

scot-build-blog From today, 1st October 2015, Scottish construction will take a significant step closer to Zero carbon building, with the introduction of new 2015 versions of the building standards incorporating a significant uplift in requirements for Section 6 for both Domestic… Read the rest
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Scottish Building Standards 2015 – Overview of the Non-Domestic requirements

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Following the Scottish government’s release of the 2015 building standards 12 months ahead of their implementation (October 2015), this blog post considers the changes to new build non-domestic requirements and touches on extensions and retrofit for non-domestic too…

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Scottish Building Standards 2015 – Overview of Domestic Retrofits and Extensions

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The Scottish government released the 2015 building standards earlier this week, ahead of their implementation (from October 2015). This allows industry plenty of time to get to grips with the requirements. This blog post considers the changes to domestic retrofit Read the rest

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Scottish Building Standards 2015 – Overview of the Domestic New Build requirements

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The Scottish government have released the 2015 building standards 12 months ahead of their implementation (October 2015) in order to allow the house building industry plenty of time to get to grips with the new requirements; this blog post considers Read the rest

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Scottish Building Standards 2015 – what can be gleaned from the consultation response?

Scottish boy with the flag of Scotland What do we know following the Scottish Government response to their January 2013 consultation on “Low Carbon Buildings – A review of energy standards and guidance within Scottish building standards” which references Section 6 Energy and closed on 15 April Read the rest
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Will the Scots hold their nerve?

Scottish zero carbon consultation English and Welsh Energy proposals have been severely curtailed. What will Scotland do in their next steps towards Zero Carbon?

The Scottish Part 6 consultation back in April 2013, looked at the next step in building standards for 2014 and … Read the rest

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