Once you have decided what you would like to do, you will want to know whether it can be done and this section looks at some key issues that often arise.
A good place to start is the Energy Saving Trust website to check what financial support you could be eligible for to improve the energy efficiency of your home.
When Green Doors home openers show something like solid wall insulation, a common question they are asked, is “What is the predicted payback on that measure?” The question is informed by a notion that the success of energy efficient measures are calculated by either cost or carbon savings when the reality is actually broader and greater given the additional comfort and health benefits that are experienced by the improvements so many of us have made. The Return on Investment section presents some typical cash payback estimates and looks at the bigger picture of how green refurbishments can enhance the value of your property and looks at green mortgages.
Following many uncertainties over planning permissions on solar panels and installing double glazing in conservation areas we felt a What is Permitted section would be useful. It provides some important links and with reference to relevant permissions refers to a number of popular improvements that people wish to make.