When buying a home, there’s a lot to think about – but that should be no excuse for ignoring energy efficiency.
While room sizes, storage space, what the neighbourhood’s like and for families, proximity to local schools will naturally be high on the agenda, it’s important to remember that energy bills are going to be with you for the long-term.
A recent study suggested that the average British homeowner moves home every 23 years, so this should make it even more of a worthy consideration. Investing in an energy efficient property provides protection against future turbulence in energy markets.
You should thinking seriously about what the fabric of the building is going to give you. That means in terms of economy, but also comfort.