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South Hams District Council

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pumps are most suitable for well-insulated properties off the gas grid or in new developments with high-performance building fabric. Of course, the more the electricity grid is decarbonised, the lower carbon impact these will have on properties off the gas grid but equally, bigger uptake of heat pumps will also put more pressure on the grid, so a combination of lower grid emissions factors…

… use such as paper and water and improvements in the energy efficiency of our buildings, to improve comfort, lower bills and prepare for a switch to low-carbon heating.  Supporting the public and the Council for a move away from natural gas heating.  Promoting heat pumps to be seen as an established part of the solution.  Looking to support an end to biodegradable waste streams…

… the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan are reviewed. a. Appraise the potential for low carbon heat networks, heat pumps, and hybrid boilers, including identifying current potential funding models and barriers to uptake. South Hams to monitor funding opportunities to commission appraisal. 2021 2022 1.5 Aim for a Higher result in the energy performance certificates…

… energy performance in the district, the graph below shows the percentages of EPC certificates for domestic properties in South Hams6. South Hams has a large number of difficult to treat housing with a larger proportion of properties having EPC ratings of D and below. Research by the Energy Saving Trust7 suggests that with the current (at the time) grid electricity emissions factor, heat


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