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Hertfordshire home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Hertfordshire county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Hertfordshire, 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.

Hertfordshire homes 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.

Hertfordshire homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsHertfordshireEngland & Wales
11.8%1.7%
214.6%12.6%
322.1%21.1%
420.2%22.4%
520.2%22.9%
6+21.0%19.2%

Hertfordshire homes by floor area size

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

Hertfordshire homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.1%1.4%
30-49m²15.3%12.5%
50-69m²23.4%23.7%
70-89m²26.1%28.4%
90-109m²13.7%14.7%
110-149m²11.8%11.8%
150m²+8.6%7.5%

Hertfordshire homes by rental type

Hertfordshire homes by rental type
Rental typeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
social rental16.0%14.2%
private rental15.5%16.6%
non-rental68.5%69.2%

Hertfordshire homes by number of fireplaces

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

Hertfordshire homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesHertfordshireEngland & Wales
087.0%88.8%
110.9%9.1%
21.7%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Hertfordshire homes 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.

Hertfordshire homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.4%0.5%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect13.1%11.8%
gas84.1%82.6%
LPG0.3%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil1.8%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Hertfordshire homes by windows glazing

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

Hertfordshire homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingHertfordshireEngland & Wales
sigle5.4%6.6%
double/secondary87.5%86.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.2%
high perfomance6.9%6.4%

Hertfordshire homes 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.

Hertfordshire homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasHertfordshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance77.0%76.2%
no gas meter23.0%23.8%

Hertfordshire homes by number of heated rooms

Hertfordshire homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsHertfordshireEngland & Wales
12.5%2.7%
214.9%13.3%
322.2%21.4%
420.2%22.3%
519.7%22.1%
6+20.5%18.3%

Hertfordshire homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Hertfordshire homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingHertfordshireEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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Hertfordshire population statistics

Hertfordshire home energy certificates

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Hertfordshire energy costs

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