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Sustainable Design and Construction (SDaC) Guide (SHTN 02-01)

Published on 04 October 2021

From: Health Facilities Scotland

NHSScotland guide and tool for the delivery of Scottish Government Sustainability targets.



This Guide is NHSScotland's response to Scottish Government’s climate emergency declarations and related national commitments. It details the process and various approaches, actions plus considerations required to deliver sustainable performance outcomes, with additional supporting standards, signposting to good practice case studies and reference to a number of leading industry frameworks, methodologies and detailed sustainability targets.

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