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Energy Efficiency: Do park homes beat mainstream rental properties?

A park home specialist is claiming that this property niche is better suited than conventional rental or owned homes for energy efficiency and coping with the cost of living crisis.

Quickmove Properties has surveyed 812 residents who have made the park move, for their observations on the resulting energy cost savings.

Some 69 per cent agreed that their park bungalow was more energy-efficient than their previous bricks-and-mortar home, with a similar number saying their energy bills were reduced. Over half the respondents believed the reduction was 30 per cent or greater.

Mark O’Dwyer, sales director at Quickmove comments: “With the recent hikes in gas and electricity prices and more to come in the Autumn, UK households are clearly feeling the pinch, causing many to consider more affordable dwellings. The modern park bungalows … are generally more efficient and cheaper to run than bricks and mortar, not to mention lower maintenance costs and typical council tax.”

Quickmove claims modern park homes are constructed to the latest BS3632 standard, which ensures they are built with energy efficiency at the forefront, including improved insulation, thick walls, ventilation, double-glazed windows, and a low-energy-use heating system. They also come with the latest energy efficient appliances, 


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