The tender for Scotland Excel’s energy efficiency entrepreneurs framework is now live, the organization expects to bring up to £ 200million in business opportunities each year.
Scotland Excel said the second generation framework will help councils and other social landlords procure the goods and services they need to implement energy efficiency measures at their properties to reduce emissions, tackle poverty energy and create warmer homes.
The framework will be in place for four years and will provide an “effective and efficient” way to upgrade the housing stock and provide the option to provide a complete home renovation.
It covers professional services including energy efficiency designers, coordinator, appraisers, as well as building fabric measurements such as wall, floor and roof insulation, door and window replacement. , renovation and repair and replacement of the roof.
It will also include heating, hot water and ventilation measurements for electrical and gas systems, as well as renewable energy and energy storage measurements.
Julie Welsh, Managing Director of Scotland Excel, said: “With sustainability at the heart of the matter, the new framework of energy efficiency entrepreneurs will support housing councils and associations in their efforts to procure the goods and services that they need to make local improvements that will bring benefits to homes for current and future generations.
“The framework was designed to help social landlords improve housing stock in order to create hotter and more energy efficient housing, tackle fuel poverty and achieve national net zero targets. He will play a key role in supporting Scotland’s green recovery and I look forward to the award of the new framework. “
The call for tenders will close on 8 October 2021 and can be accessed on Public Contracts Scotland.