One Cool Thing: Gas Heating to be Banned in Scotland’s Castles

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland.

Scotland is surging full speed ahead with its sustainability goals and is on track to source 100% of its energy needs from renewable sources. As such, Scottish institutions such as the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) are doing their part to help meet the government’s goals. HES said it aims to be “net-zero” by 2045 in line with the Scottish government’s target and will eliminate gas heating from all buildings under its stewardship, including Edinburgh Castle, by 2032.

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