Move to a new home and save on energy

Moving home can help save on your energy bills
Moving home can help save on your energy bills

FAMILIES living in brand new homes in St Helens are enjoying savings of up to £800 per year in lower energy bills, according to local housebuilder David Wilson Homes North West.

The company has calculated that its new homes are up to 50% more efficient compared to similar Victorian properties.

The average energy bill is around £800 on a brand new three bedroom home, compared to more than £1,600 for a similar Victorian home – even with modern day improvements.

The cut in energy bills is coming from energy-efficient central heating, double glazing and high levels of insulation – together with top quality build techniques.

“A new home today is better by design and David Wilson customers have come to expect generous accommodation” said Steve Jackson, sales director at David Wilson Homes North West.

“However, we now combine this with the new build techniques and new technology to slash energy bills. You could save hundreds of pounds on fuel bills compared with older homes and also live a greener lifestyle with lower carbon dioxide emissions.”

The improved performance of David Wilson Homes has been made possible by:

n Energy efficient boilers – the latest technology to provide heating and hot water

n Higher performance double glazing – which is now better than even ten years ago

n More insulation – floors, walls and lofts are highly insulated to minimise heat loss

n Peace of mind – the exclusive David Wilson five-year warrantee covers fixtures and fittings, in addition to the NHBC ten-year structural warranty

David Wilson Homes currently operates across 19 sites in the North West including five developments at the stunning flagship Chapelford Village in Warrington and the Hawley Gardens development in Thornton Cleveleys, which has recently been Highly Commended by Wyre Council in its Building Excellence Awards 2012.

It has also recently commenced work on number of new developments, including 34 units at Babylon Field in Higher Kinnerton, Flintshire and 123 units at The Royals in Blackburn with several other new development launches planned across the region this year, including sites in Pemberton, Sandbach, Warrington and Liverpool.

Homes available range from one bedroom apartments and homes to five bedroom detached properties, with prices starting at £84,995.

The housebuilder offers a variety of helpful low-cost homebuying schemes, such as the Government backed NewBuy scheme - which could enable buyers to move with just a five per cent deposit.

NewBuy is only available for the purchase of brand new homes.

For further information about any North West developments please contact the David Wilson Homes North West sales team on 0844 8113366 or visit