What will new houses in 2022 look like?
- Improved energy efficiency and clean energy improvements ahead of the fossil fuel heating ban
- Work-from-home to be factored into new-home design
- Smaller, town-based developments to lead in 2022
- 72% expect to build more new homes in 2022 than in 2021
Where will they be?
19% Inner City Homes
24% Large, Suburban Developments
31% Developments in Towns
26% Village/under 10 homes
A third of home builders to provide work-from-home areas in new homes from 2022
What features will they have?
69% better insulation
42% alternative heat source
23% triple glazed windows
37% underfloor / skirting board heating
44% electric car charging points
29% controlled air circulation
29% power generation features
35% dedicated work from area / room
20% larger outdoor area
40% combined USB / internet / power sockets
Figures based on 1,567 responses to a poll conducted within the house-building sector between 9th August – 9th November 2021
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