Planning projects you can do today:
Make an appointment with a home performance assessor.
Start a Homeowner’s Manual for your home.
Try out some no-budget changes that make better use of space and energy.
Planning projects that will take more time:
Carefully consider your goals for this project.
Interview architects and contractors.
Have someone draw as-builts of your house (or find the ones you have).
Get professional advice about the appropriate scope of your project, to make sure related items aren’t overlooked.