Most of the time we do home projects in a piecemeal way driven by our available time and finances. A lot of the time we also think about how one job impacts the other. A common example is replacing windows before updating décor internally or externally.
Thinking about your house as a whole and your long-term strategy for upgrading can help you avoid retrofit risks and unnecessary, as well as ensure one job does not impact another.
When we are thinking about retrofit measures it is also important to think about how they interact with each other now and, potentially in the future as more things change in the home and its wider environment. Expert advice can be invaluable in helping you identify the right measures for your home, recommendations for measures and advice on payback periods. Whole house plan services are become more available and maybe called a variety of things such home energy efficiency or, home energy advice reports.
An online approach was developed to support Green Homes Grant. A bespoke report from an expert who visits your home is a recommended approach. Locally, Severn Wye Energy Agency offer useful services.