Sustainability on minds of home movers

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022

  • Almost three-quarters of people are worried about the energy efficiency of their homes given the ongoing energy crisis, according to a recent survey by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).
  • The highest levels of concern are among females (81%), those aged 35-44 (86%) and those living in the social rented (82%) and private rented sectors (80%).
  • 1 in 4 of those who are worried about their homes being energy efficient say that when they buy their next property, its energy efficiency will be crucial.
  • The most important sustainable home features considered to be: insulation (51%), double/triple glazed windows (50%), energy efficient appliances (39%) and a heat pump/ modern condensing boiler (21%). Source: Dataloft, Home Builders Federation