Ahead of the SFHA Development Conference on Wednesday, we spoke with Scotland Excel’s housing services manager Colin Taylor. What will you be discussing at the conference?
Scotland Excel is delighted to announce the launch of a Continuous Improvement Programme for Procurement (CIPP) to help housing associations meet the new requirements for grant funding through the Scottish Government, Affordable Housing Supply Programme.
Scotland’s Centre of Procurement Expertise for local government was crowned winner of two categories at a national awards ceremony which recognises excellence in public procurement. Scotland Excel’s energy efficiency contractors (EEC) framework and its work in community wealth building,
Scotland Excel’s Energy Efficiency Contractors framework is designed to support its members with their journey towards Net Zero by 2045. In this article, Kirsty Brown, head of business development for Union Technical spoke with Kelly Nugent, senior procurement specialist at Scotland Excel
As part of Scotland Excel’s ‘Supporting the journey to Net Zero’ campaign, Professor Sean Smith, chair of Future Construction and director of the Centre for Future Infrastructure at the University of Edinburgh, speaks of the importance of accelerating energy efficiency of buildings
As part of Scotland Excel’s ‘Supporting the journey to net zero’ campaign, Ian Heron - residential specification manager, Renewable Heating at Mitsubishi Electric - writes about the need for an urgent change in the way we heat our buildings. In June 2019, the UK became the first ma
As part of Scotland Excel’s ‘Supporting the journey to net zero’ campaign, Caitriona Jordan, head of retrofit programmes at Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST), looks at the skills needed in the construction industry to support decarbonisation. Decarbonisation
As part of Scotland Excel’s ‘Supporting the journey to net zero’ campaign, David Pierpoint, chief executive officer at The Retrofit Academy, explores the skills gap in the retrofit sector and what’s needed to decarbonise housing stock in Scotland. Scotland, like the rest of t
The recent procurement award season went extremely well for Scotland Excel’s New Build Framework - winning Scottish and national awards for ‘Best Procurement Delivery’, but also winning the ‘GO Excellence Award’ at the national final. We caught up with Graeme Sutherland
As part of Scotland Excel’s ‘Supporting the journey to net zero’ campaign, John Renwick, sector manager construction at ESP, reveals how Scotland’s colleges are transitioning at pace to develop low carbon heat and energy efficiency training facilities. The Scottish Government
Eighteen Scottish businesses have secured a place on a national electric vehicle charging point contract, that will help Scotland’s councils work towards having ultra-low emission vehicle fleets.
Scotland’s minister for zero carbon buildings has come together with leading experts to discuss the ambitious and innovative work being done to build a net zero Scotland. Scotland Excel’s Energy Efficiency Conference and Expo ‘Building a Net Zero Scotland’ took place yesterda
Scotland Excel has scooped the award for 'Best Procurement Delivery' at the recent Scottish GO awards for its New Build Residential Framework. The organisation's PPE team was also recognised, receiving highly commended in the ‘Team of the Year’ category.
Kingdom and Glasgow West Housing Associations talk about their positive experiences with PCIP
This episode sees Simon Payne, category manager at Stirling Council, and Hugh Carr, head of strategic procurement at Scotland Excel, steer Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay through the world of public sector procurement and discuss how the current framework process helps alleviate much of the current