New rules in Scotland would ban boilers in new homes from early next year

A gas boiler inside a small room with white walls
Gas boilers are being phased out in the UK with the Scottish Government introducing new regulations preventing gas boiler installation in new buildings (Image credit: Getty)

New rules proposed by the Scottish Government will prevent new buildings from having gas boilers installed from as early as next year.

The proposals would prevent the use of heating systems which produce “more than a negligible level of greenhouse gas emissions”.

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