FOI Request - Cavity Wall Insulation in Properties

Request 101003293106

1.  How many properties have had cavity wall insulation installed, instigated by the local authority, under the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) run by the Scottish Government?

2.  How much money was provided to the local authority by the Scottish Government to deliver the UHIS?

3.  In which areas of the local authority has this work been done? Please provide postcode areas.

4.  Which companies were employed by the local authority to install this insulation?

5.  Has the council received any reports or complaints of dampness, condensation or mould growth from residents at properties where insulation has been installed under the above mentioned scheme since its implementation? If so, how many reports or complaints have been made? How many properties have been affected?

6.  Have there been any instances where fault has been found with insulation installed under the above scheme? If so, what was the nature of these faults and how many properties were affected?

7.  Have there been instances where insulation installed under the above scheme has had to be removed? If so, from how many properties was it removed?

8.  What companies were employed by the council to remove the insulation?

9.  Have there been any instances of continued problems being reported in terms of dampness, condensation and mould growth where insulation has reportedly been removed? If so, how many?

Response 17-05-2023

1. 1160

2. £445,000

3. Not area based but predominately Buckie to Cullen coastal strip areas (AB56)

4. SIG Energy Management Ltd/Miller Pattison

5. None

6. Not recorded. Information that is not held falls under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Information not held.

7. Not applicable

8. Not applicable

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