LEGISLATION is being proposed to demand that new-build houses in Scotland are constructed to the energy efficiency standard known as Passivhaus (defined, here).
A proposed Scottish Bill has been mooted by the Scottish Labour MSP, Alex Rowley.
Says the Scottish Parliament website of the proposed ‘Domestic Building Environmental Standards (Scotland) Bill, here: “A proposal for a Bill to introduce new minimum environmental design standards for all new-build housing to meet the Passivhaus standard, or a Scottish equivalent, in order to improve energy efficiency and thermal performance.”
The proposal (more of which can be read, here) is out for consultation until July 27.
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