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Benefits of buying new

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With energy bills on the rise, 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 newbuilds, heating bills have been found to be much cheaper than older properties. So, you’ll have more to spend on the things you love.


Key facts

  • The average household spends between £1,971 and £2,017 on electricity a year^.
  • New homes produce around 33% less CO2 emissions than older properties each year^^.
  • 84% of new build homes received an energy performance certificate rating of A or B between October and December 2021, compared to 3% 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 recovery (MVHR) system.
  • You could save £165 to £405 every year by buying a new home with solar panels†.

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

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^Source – The Certificate Lab, June 2022.
*Source - YouGov Plc, December 2021. YouGov Plc, December 2021.
†MoneySavingExpert, July 2022.
**Source – Buy Association, February 2022.
^^Source – Home Builders Federation, March 2022.

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