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Update on EPC reform and Heat in Buildings legislation 

Update on EPC reform and Heat in Buildings legislation 

In 2023, the Scottish Government launched a consultation on legislation to reform Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). The drivers for reforming EPCs were based on the following recommendations from the Climate…

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Decisions-tree guide for organising common repairs

Decisions-tree guide for organising common repairs

Organising common repairs can be challenging. Download our decisions-tree guide to help you navigate the process and ensure you're following proper procedures. Download the decisions-tree guide Learn more about organising…

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Rules for running a maintenance account

Rules for running a maintenance account

A maintenance account serves as a dedicated account for funds earmarked for future repairs and maintenance. The account holds the float contributed by each owner, as well as any advance…

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Repair notification template letter

Repair notification template letter

Obtaining formal consent from your co-owners is essential at key stages during the repairs process. It's also considered best practice to regularly update everyone on the progress of the repairs.…

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Duty to Maintain template letter

Duty to Maintain template letter

Download our Duty to Maintain template letter to inform your co-owner(s) of their legal duty to maintain the support and shelter of your building and inform them of necessary repairs.…

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Under One Roof’s response to the Heat in Buildings Bill Consultation

Under One Roof’s response to the Heat in Buildings Bill Consultation

Scotland has set a target to reach net zero by 2045. As part of reaching this target, the Heat in Buildings Bill proposes to make new laws around how we…

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Electric vehicle charging and tenements: what to do?

Electric vehicle charging and tenements: what to do?

With the ongoing transition to net zero, there are more and more electric vehicles on the roads to help reduce carbon emissions. In December 2021, operate a fund on behalf on the…

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Repairing Standard update: lead in water testing

Repairing Standard update: lead in water testing

In March 2023, the Scottish Government announced a series of updates to the existing Scottish Water for further guidance. If you require a plumber to replace lead pipework, search for a licensed…

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Your tenement may have a basement, sometimes used for living accommodation or sometimes used for storage, cellars or wash-houses. These buildings will often also have a 'dunny' between the basement…

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Energy efficiency improvements

Adding insulation and draught-proofing can save money and the planet but in…

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Insulating traditional solid walls

Recent research suggests that traditional solid stone or brick walls provide better…

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Flat roofs

Flat roofs can be found on buildings of all ages. They can…

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Asphalt flat roofs

On stone tenements, asphalt roofs are found on: 'high backs' - raised backcourt…

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