Energy Saving Measures Boost House Prices

Thursday 20th June 2013

Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average, a new report released by the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals.

Commenting on the report, John Alker, Director of Policy and Communications at the UK Green Building Council, said, “This research provides evidence that the retrofit industry has been craving for a long time. Energy efficiency not only reduces bills and makes for a more comfortable home, but - like a new kitchen or bathroom - it can actually add value to the property as well.

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Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average, a new report released by the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals.

Commenting on the report, John Alker, Director of Policy and Communications at the UK Green Building Council, said, “This research provides evidence that the retrofit industry has been craving for a long time. Energy efficiency not only reduces bills and makes for a more comfortable home, but - like a new kitchen or bathroom - it can actually add value to the property as well.

Read the full story or download the report.