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  • Heat in Buildings Consultation Dunfermline

    Created: 05/02/2024
    News/Events Category: Consultations

    The Scottish Government is proposing to make new laws around the heating systems that can be used in homes and places of work, which will help Scotland reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reach its legally binding net zero targets.

    A number of online and in-person events have been organised across Scotland for people to learn what is being proposed in the Scottish Government’s Heat in Buildings Bill and to share their opinions through facilitated discussions.

    The sessions are being delivered by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful, on behalf of the Scottish Government.

    Who should attend?

    This event is for homeowners or tenants of privately owned homes, plus any type of owner or tenant of a non-domestic building in Fife or one of the areas of Scotland covered by the sessions as indicated below.

    You'll want to learn more about what is being proposed in the Scottish Government’s Heat in Buildings Bill and share your opinions to help shape what the final Bill might look like.

    To take part you’ll need to be:

    • A homeowner, (owner-occupier/private landlord), or a tenant of a privately owned home
    • Any type of owner or tenant of a non-domestic building
    • Within Fife, or one of the other areas of Scotland covered by the sessions: (Perth & Kinross, Dundee City, Stirlingshire, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, City of Edinburgh, Glasgow City, West Dunbartonshire, North Ayrshire, Orkney Islands & Shetland Islands)
    • 18 years of age, or above.

    Please note that social housing and new build homes are not within the scope of this consultation as they are subject to separate guidance and regulations.

    What will the session involve?

    The session will consist of:

    1. Introductory presentation - Summarising what is being proposed in the Heat in Buildings Bill, technical information about clean heat and energy efficiency, and information about why clean heat and energy efficiency are important.
    2. Facilitated Discussion - Opportunity for participants to discuss and share their views on five elements of the Heat in Buildings Bill. The discussions will be summarised in writing by a Keep Scotland Beautiful staff member, and reported to the Scottish Government. 
    3. Session close - Participants thanked for their attendance and provided with further information about how to contribute to the consultation. 

    Event details 

    Date: Friday 09 February 2024 

    Time: 1.30 - 2.35 

    Venue: Carnegie Library and Galleries, Queen Margaret Room, 1 Abbot Street, Dunfermline KY12 7NL

    How to book

    Find out more about the session and register to attend on Eventbrite.

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