Category: Energy

Sustainable Property Management: A Guide for Landlords in Scotland

In recent years, the concept of sustainability has become increasingly important in all aspects of our lives, including the management of rental properties. The Scottish Government has set out targets for landlords to ensure their properties meet a certain standard of energy efficiency by the end of 2028, so it’s a good idea to start …

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The Scottish Rented Sector – Could One Voice be better?

At a recent Share conference, an expert from one of the country’s leading property management companies highlighted their concerns of the time and costs implications to all of those involved in the remediation of the health and safety issues in buildings. It was evident from the presentation that all building owners and landlords, whether they …

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Propertymark’s Calls for Greater Support to Meet Scottish 2045 Net Zero Ambition

Propertymark has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on their proposed Heat in Buildings Bill, which aims to reduce carbon emissions in buildings and contribute towards the Scottish Government’s ambitious 2045 Net Zero Target. The leading trade body for property agents, has warned that to prevent further shrinkage in the supply of private rented accommodation …

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Heat in Buildings/Energy Efficiency

The Scottish Government has just published their latest consultation on the question of energy efficiency in homes (including the Private Rented Sector) as a precursor to the proposed Heat in Building Bill to create a ‘Heat in Building Standard’ for Scotland. The consultation outlines the Scottish Government’s intentions regarding addressing greenhouse gas emissions to address …

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