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Benefits of buying new

With energy bills higher than they used to be, lots of us are looking for ways to keep our costs low, while still keeping our homes warm. With double-glazing, good insulation and low-energy lighting, our new homes are designed with energy-efficiency in mind.


On average heating bills for new build homes have been found to be much cheaper than older properties.  So you'll have more to spend on the things you love.

Key facts

  • On average, buyers of new homes save over £2,000 on household bills per property each year, that's equivalent to £173 per month^^.
  • New homes produce around 62% less CO2 emissions than older properties each year^^.
  • 84% of new build homes received an energy performance certificate rating of A or B in the year to June 2022, compared to less than 4% of older homes^^.
  • Up to 95% of heat lost from your home can be recovered and used to keep you warm using mechanical ventilation with heat recover (MVHR) system**.
  • You could save £210 to £514 every year by buying a new home with solar panels^.

Start your new home journey today and you could save hundreds with a new home^^.

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^^Source - Home Builders Federation energy report 'Watt a Save' February 2023
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^Source - MoneySavingExpert, December 2022 Solar panels: are they worth it? - MoneySavingExpert



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