Energy Efficiency in Your Community!

Lots of Community Energy groups want to get involved in energy efficiency but don't know where to start - we're running a day long conference with Community Energy England with some leading experts in the sector to get people up to speed.

Thursday 19 April 2018, St. Luke's Church, Great Colmore Street, Birmingham B15 2AT

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The event is focussed on enabling Community Energy organisations and partners to initiate, improve and extend energy efficiency services in their area.


It is focussed on practical skills and applied experience. The day will cover topics such as:

  •  Assessment methodologies
  •  Design as a process
  •  Energy efficiency and fuel poverty
  •  Procurement
  •  Policy
  •  Financing energy efficiency


Speakers confirmed so far:

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  • Author– Jonathan
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Carbon Co-op Info Night: Retrofit Performance

This March we are being joined by industry professionals to explore retrofit performance.

WHEN - Wed 7 March 2018, 18:00 – 20:30
WHERE - LEAF on Portland Street, 113–115 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW
COST - Free

When thinking about energy efficient home improvements insulation often comes to mind. While the focus on insulation is understandable, it's important to remember that this is only one part of the puzzle. With retrofit, the devil is in the detail. Airtightness, cold bridges and the detailing make a huge difference to how well a retrofit performs.

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  • Author– Aneaka
  • Date— February 2, 2018
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Carbon Co-op January Social

Levenshulme takes on energy efficiency retrofit and community energy!

This January we will be meeting in Levenshulme where the support for community energy and retrofit is growing. Joining us will be by Ed Cox (IPPR North) to discuss the potential for community energy in Levenshulme, and two Levenshulme based members Lorenza and Sarah who have taken a phased approach to whole-house retrofit.

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