Home Analytics Scotland provides essential data on the Scottish housing stock. This data is provided down to the address level and is available to the Scottish Government and local authorities in Scotland to assist them in developing, targeting and delivering policies, schemes and programmes designed to:
The core datasets that make up Home Analytics Scotland are:
Home Analytics Scotland contains elements of HEED but is designed to provide a more comprehensive profile of the housing stock, taking into account every address and systematically accounting for skews and biases in the underlying datasets.
The following data variables are available in Home Analytics:
|UPRN, address and location||Property type|
|Property tenure||Property age|
|Building footprint (m2) and height (m)||Number of dwellings in building|
|Total floor area (m2)||Number of habitable rooms|
|Listed building grade||Conservation area|
|Wall construction and insulation||Loft insulation and presence of room in roof|
|Glazing type||Exposure to wind driven rain|
|Multi-storey building (>3 storeys)||Narrow uninsulated cavity risk|
|Primary and secondary fuel type||Boiler efficiency band|
|Cylinder insulation type and thickness||Energy efficiency (SAP) rating and band|
|Total energy consumption (kWh/year)||RdSAP fuel bill (£/year)|
|Meter type||RdSAP CO2 emissions (tCO2/year)|
|EESSH compliance||Probability of being in excess cold|
|Potential for solar PV system||Potential for solar thermal system|
|Potential for ASHP||Potential for GSHP|
|Potential for biomass boiler||Potential for wind turbine|
|Roof orientation (compass point)||Solar PV potential (kWh/kWp pa)|
|Wind speed at 10m above ground level||Size of adjoining parcels|
|Distance to next dwelling||Distance to gas grid (m)|
|ECO CSCO eligibility||ECO HHCRO eligibility|
|SIMD income domain||Vulnerable circumstances indicators
(children, elderly, economically inactive)
|Probability of being in fuel poverty||EPC marketing opt-out|
Home Analytics Scotland can be accessed by individuals from any of the following organisations engaged in activities related to the energy efficiency of Scotland's housing stock:
Because of the restrictions outlined in the agreements for obtaining the data, access to Home Analytics Scotland is not available to:
Home Analytics Scotland is accessed securely through the Local Homes Portal. The Local Homes Portal represents a centralized data hub for Home Analytics, HEED and EPC data that is designed to be accessed by a variety of users (e.g., householders, local authority users, supply chain users, etc.). In order to access Home Analytics data, users need to login to the portal.
Home Analytics Scotland users can have two levels of portal access:
Prospective users of Home Analytics Scotland are required to sign a Data Sharing Agreement with the Energy Saving Trust before access is granted. The recipient is then responsible for ensuring that use of the data complies with the terms of the Data Sharing Agreement which reflects the restrictions placed on use of the underlying datasets.
For more information, please contact the Local Homes Portal team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Login details will be supplied to you when your account has been setup.