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25 April 2022 | Make my home greener
Here is the data used to work out the insulation age of properties across the UK.
a. The Sprift Insulation Age looks at many aspects of a property and applies insights to determine an overall score and insulation age for each property. The insulation age bands reflect significant changes in UK building regulations over the past half-century and more.
b. This full data set considers all properties with a valid EPC in England and Wales on 30/9/2021, a total of 21,857,699 properties.
c. To note there is no data for 233,853 properties - homes, where there are no data, is where the home age has not been entered into the EPC rating
The research was conducted by OnePoll of 2,000 UK adults who own their homes, rent or live in social housing between 1 and 8 April 2022
Heat loss percentage is based on an uninsulated average home and pound savings is based on a detached home
Estimates are based on a gas-heated semi-detached home. Figures are based on fuel prices as of April 2022. Source: Energy Saving Trust for floor insulation.