Though energy efficiency has always been seen as the 'ugly duckling' of the Community Energy sector, with groups often finding it easier to focus on renewable generation, changing government policy and the desire to find new vi...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: April 4, 2018

Aneaka catches up with Tim from Nottingham to discuss his experience of attending Carbon Co-op's DIY retrofit training.

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Tim, a carpenter based in Nottingham...

Author: Aneaka
Post date: March 29, 2018
GM Retrofit Listening Event

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On Monday 19th February 2018, The Mayor's Green Summit Listening Eve...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: February 21, 2018

This is Carbon Co-op's response to BEIS' call for evidence on building a market for energy efficiency. It should b...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: January 9, 2018

This autumn social saw members get together for an informative and enjoyable evening at Leaf on Portland St.

We heard from three very different households who have recently completed (or almost completed!) their retrofit...

Author: Aneaka
Post date: October 6, 2017
Tagged: Eco Homes, Retrofit

With April showers and glorious afternoon sunshine, we celebrated our community, learnt about justice issues and got involved with hands on workshops.

The atmosphere at Hulme Community Garden Centre was really something...

Author: Aneaka
Post date: May 26, 2017

Insights from the DIY retrofit for homeowners’ course, 6th, 7th and 20th May 2017, by Kate Simpson.

Feeling energised, on the train home from my third day of training in DIY retrofit for homeowners in Manchester. Led by...

Author: Aneaka
Post date: May 26, 2017

On Monday 13th February 2017, Cooler Projects organised an #OurManifesto Climate Change Workshop with Labour's Greater Manchester Mayoral candidate Andy Burnham. Below is our written response to the #OurManifesto call out.

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Author: Jonathan
Post date: February 12, 2017

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The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework sets out a strategy for the development of the city region's physical infrastructure over the next 20 years....

Author: Jonathan
Post date: December 24, 2016

In November 2016 Carbon Co-op contracted Dan Chaplin to run a three day DIY Retrofit for Homeowners course. Running the course was a first for us, and a part of our effort to provide more support to those working on low cost DI...

Author: Aneaka
Post date: November 28, 2016
Tagged: Retrofit, Workshops

These videos show the presentations made at the Carbon Co-op AGM in April 2016. The theme for the presentations was about the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks and how these broader, global targets relate to the work of local Com...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: May 19, 2016

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To paraphrase the great Douglas Adams, author of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Climat...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: March 24, 2016
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On Sunday the 20th, we run a bus tour of eco-homes for the residents of Stockport.

This was part of the...

Author: CarbonCoopStockport
Post date: October 29, 2013

 

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Many thanks to everyone who came along on the Carbon Co-op Eco House bus tour...

Author: Jonathan
Post date: March 18, 2013

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