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Consultation Analysis: Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post-2020 (EESSH2)

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 22, 2018


ISBN 978 1 78781 386 1 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 50020

This document is also available in pdf format (424 KB)


Executive Summary

Partner consultation
Profile of respondents
Analysis and reporting

Overview of the proposals for EESSH2 and the 2032 milestone
Views on the proposed target to maximise the proportion of social housing meeting EPC B by 2032
Views on the proposal for a lower target of EPC C for detached houses and houses reliant on specific fuel types

2025 Review and Additional Factors in the 2032 Milestone
Views on the proposed content of the review
The timing of the review
The further requirements proposed for the EESSH 2032 target

Minimum Standard and Exemptions
Views on the proposed minimum standard that no social housing should have an energy efficiency rating of less than EPC D
Proposal that the minimum standard of EPC D applies to social housing from April 2025
Proposal that landlords provide a short narrative explanation of their performance in their annual returns to the SHR
Proposal that limited exemptions should apply to the 2025 minimum standard for new lets

Use of New Technology
Views about the proposed approach to recognising new technology in EESSH2

2040 Vision
Comments on the EESSH 2040 Vision

Financial implications
Views on the assessment of costs, benefits and funding implications of EESSH2

Annex 1: Organisations responding to the consultation

Annex 2: List of acronyms