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Berkshire house features

The following charts compare house features in Berkshire county to the house features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Berkshire, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Berkshire houses by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Berkshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
10.3%0.2%
23.3%3.0%
311.3%12.8%
424.5%27.0%
527.4%30.8%
6+33.2%26.2%

Berkshire houses by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Berkshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeBerkshireEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.3%0.2%
30-49m²3.7%3.8%
50-69m²14.8%17.1%
70-89m²29.9%33.7%
90-109m²19.6%19.1%
110-149m²18.3%15.8%
150m²+13.4%10.3%

Berkshire houses by rental type

Berkshire houses by rental type
Rental typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
social rental5.9%9.9%
private rental15.5%12.0%
non-rental78.6%78.1%

Berkshire houses by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Berkshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesBerkshireEngland & Wales
079.1%85.7%
117.4%11.5%
22.9%2.3%
3+0.6%0.5%

Berkshire houses by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Berkshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.6%0.6%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect4.9%4.9%
gas89.5%87.8%
LPG0.5%0.9%
no heat0.1%0.3%
oil4.1%5.0%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Berkshire houses by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Berkshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingBerkshireEngland & Wales
sigle4.5%4.4%
double/secondary89.3%89.8%
triple/multiple0.4%0.2%
high perfomance5.9%5.6%

Berkshire houses by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Berkshire houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasBerkshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance83.9%82.2%
no gas meter16.1%17.8%

Berkshire houses by number of heated rooms

Berkshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
10.8%1.0%
23.7%3.9%
311.7%13.4%
424.7%27.0%
526.8%29.7%
6+32.2%25.1%

Berkshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Berkshire houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingBerkshireEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

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Berkshire home energy certificates

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Berkshire energy costs

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