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Energy efficient homes ‘undervalued by almost £50,000’

Could your home be worth more than what the estate agent says?

BedZED eco-village in England.
Energy-efficient homes are being undervalued by "crude" calculations, the report says • Photograph: Tom Chance

Banks could be undervaluing energy efficient homes by as much as £45,000, a new report has claimed, despite new lending rules designed to take better account of household spending.

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