Views sought on plans for zero-emissions heating for new homes

VIEWS are being sought on how new-build housing can help in the fight against the climate emergency.

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on proposed rules requiring zero emissions heating systems in all new-build homes.

Says a Scottish Government media release: “The new rules would mean all new-build homes must have heating that produces zero direct greenhouse gas emissions, helping to meet climate change targets.

“The measures aim to ensure that heating systems in all new buildings given consent from 2024 are zero-emissions, in line with the recommendation from the UK Committee on Climate Change that this is achieved from 2025 at the latest.”

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