Scottish homes slash their carbon emissions by 25%, report finds
Homes across Scotland have cut their carbon emissions by an impressive 25% over the past eight years, due mainly to the overall growth of renewable energy sources and improved energy efficiency measures, a recent report by WWF Scotland has been able to suggest.
The figures also show that climate damage caused by people using energy to power and heat their homes has fallen since the Scottish Climate Change Act was passed in 2009.
The Scottish Government last year committed to deliver 50% of all energy from renewables across heat, transport and electricity, alongside plans to phase out new polluting petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032.
A new Scottish Climate Change Bill is set to be published in 2018. Green campaigners have called for the new document to contain a range of new measures, including a target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, and a pledge to ensure that all new homes have at least Energy Performance Rating C by 2025.
HeatingSave – the easy to retrofit Building Management System (BMS) that can help home owners save energy and money
The HeatingSave Building Energy Management System helps customers save more than 30% on their bills by optimizing any heating system’s overall functionality. This is done by taking into account a variety of factors, such as internal and external temperatures, occupancy, time of the year, the particular characteristics of installed boilers, etc.
All of the data is used in order to determine the best heating patterns for the various heating zones within any building, using our proprietary heat-loss algorithm.
HeatingSave is also approved to work and save fuel within the Energy Technology List, which is managed by the Carbon Trust on behalf of the Government. It is also approved by the Department of Energy & Climate Change and the Energy Savings Trust and was specified by the Building Research Establishment for the energy efficient homes retro-fit program, called The Greenhouse Project.
Last, but certainly not least, it’s important to mention that HeatingSave is a component part of the Government’s Green Deal program.
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