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Households go green to boost the household budget

Research by M&S Bank at the start of this year’s ‘Big Energy Saving Week’ has revealed that most British homeowners (78 per cent) are concerned with energy efficiency around the home with the majority (69 per cent) saying this is for cost saving reasons – up 19 per cent on last year – compared with 28 per cent who were concerned for environmental reasons.

Mapperley to receive luxury eco-home development

Mapperley to receive luxury eco-home development

A Nottingham based building contractor is facilitating the development of twelve new high specification eco-houses in Mapperley, as further proof that the number of house build projects in England is on the increase.

New homes help cut energy bills in Kent

New homes help cut energy bills in Kent

New build homes built to current regulations could see purchasers save up to 57%, or £1,400 a year, on gas and electricity costs as opposed to running an “upgraded” Victorian property according to analysis by the National House-Building Council (NHBC) and Zero Carbon Hub.

Forward-thinking green ethics saving residents money

The forward-thinking of one Bristol-based property management company has saved one of its blocks huge amounts on energy bills following the recent spell of sunny weather.

Homeowners boost the household budget by going ‘green’

Nine out of ten (90%) homeowners are concerned with saving energy in the home, with half (50%) saying this concern is primarily for money saving reasons, according to M&S Bank research.

Timber frame technology knocks thousands off energy bills

Timber frame technology knocks thousands off energy bills

Householders could save thousands of pounds in energy bills if they choose to buy a new home built using up-to-the-minute timber frame technology.

£7600 to make your home more energy efficient

Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done.

Taylor Wimpey earns national recognition for ‘green’ drainage scheme

Taylor Wimpey earns national recognition for ‘green’ drainage scheme

A leading East Midlands housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey has been asked to present details of how collaboration in design can help create an innovative ‘green’ drainage system to a group of industry experts at a national conference later this year.

Solar savvy householders could reclaim VAT

Homeowners who have installed solar panels could be set for a windfall thanks to a new European Court ruling.

Savvy buyers could save by going green with a new home

Redrow Homes is keen to make homebuyers aware of the energy saving qualities of its new homes and advise them of the potential for cost savings.

Green Deal helping to make homes more energy efficient

The latest research shows that Green Deal assessments are continuing to help people make their homes more energy efficient.

New eco-friendly homes from Miller

New eco-friendly homes from Miller

Eco-friendly living is now easier than ever as leading housebuilder Miller Homes has launched its second phase of energy efficient homes at its Greenvale Park development in Newcastle.

Save money on fuel bills with new energy efficient homes

Save money on fuel bills with new energy efficient homes

In the wake of fuel bill price hikes from various energy suppliers, Storey Homes’ latest collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses at Vulcan Rise, near Ramsey in Cambridgeshire can help home buyers reduce their fuel bills.

House hunters prepared to pay more for a touch of celebrity luxury

House hunters prepared to pay more for a touch of celebrity luxury

Over 25 per cent of house hunters were happy to pay up to an extra £5000 for a property with features they considered aspirational according to the results of a new survey.

New eco homes cut energy bills in Essex

New eco homes cut energy bills in Essex

The ‘green’ features offered by Countryside Properties at their development at The Thatchams in Priors Green, Takeley, Essex could help to dramatically reduce energy bills for buyers.