This is the Survey on the Draft Guidance on Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings.  We welcome comments and suggestions on this draft version.

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Part 1: Introduction

Based on the information provided in 1.1, are you confident that you can identify the characteristics that define a traditional building? *

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If no, what additional information, visuals would help you recognise when dealing with a traditionally built structure?

Does section 1.3 help you navigate the statutory requirements relating to the energy efficiency upgrade of traditional buildings? *

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If no, how could it be improved?

Does this guidance document provide sufficient information to facilitate the energy efficiency upgrade of the most commonly found traditional buildings – providing safe pathways to follow while also pointing to where additional expertise will be required in more complex cases? *

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If no, how could it be improved?

Does this guidance document provide sufficient information to facilitate the energy efficiency upgrade of traditional buildings that are part of the architectural heritage including recorded monuments, protected structures, buildings in architectural conservation areas, and other buildings of architectural and historic interest? *

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If no, how could it be improved?

Comments / Observations on a Specific Text

Please include Page Number, The Current Text, Your Proposal and Why.

Part 2: Understanding how traditional buildings work

Besides contributing to climate change mitigation, all energy efficiency upgrades should follow a ‘no regret’ strategy, extend the useful life of buildings and ensure they are climate resilient. Are the recommendations included in 2.12 sufficient to achieve this? *

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Comments / Observations on a Specific Text

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Part 3: General Guidance on Upgrading the Energy Efficiency of Traditional Buildings

Does section 3 help you identify key measures to improve the energy efficiency of traditional buildings and achieve the desired outcomes of both reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and protecting architectural heritage? *

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Comments / Observations on a Specific Text

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Part 4: Integrating low-carbon and renewable energy sources

Based on the information provided in 4.1, do you feel more confident dealing with existing heating systems? *

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Please explain:

Based on the information provided in 4.2, do you feel more confident selecting an appropriate renewable energy system for a traditional building? *

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Comments / Observations on a Specific Text

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Part 5: Case Studies

Comments / Observations on a Specific Text

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Part 6: General Information

Do you have any additional comments on the layout and presentation of the guidelines?

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