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Question reference: S6W-06900

  • Asked by: Dean Lockhart, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 25 February 2022
  • Current status: Answered by Patrick Harvie on 7 March 2022


To ask the Scottish Government what exemptions it anticipates will be included in the regulations requiring the private rented sector to have an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of C or above by (a) 2025 for new tenancies and (b) 2028 for all.


We plan to consult over the next year on our proposals for minimum energy efficiency regulations in private rented homes (and owner occupied homes). This consultation will include details of any proposed exemptions within the regulatory system and matters relating to compliance.