The Building (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2023
Amends/Commences: The Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004
Comes into force: 1st April 2024
New domestic and non-domestic buildings completed after 1st April 2024 are no longer allowed to be heated or cooled using a direct emission heating system, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This does not apply to:
alterations to, or extension of, a pre-2024 building;
building work completed before April 2024;
building work contracted to start before April 2024 and finish before 1st July 2024;
emergency heating; or
heating provided solely for the purpose of frost protection.
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