Carbon Co-op tour - Community Energy Fortnight

Community Energy Fortnight - Carbon Co-op tour

The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses is an opportunity to visit homes that have made radical reductions in energy bills and carbon emissions.

Everything from solar PV panels and biomass boilers to external wall insulation and triple glazed windows.

On the tour you'll visit three householders around Greater Manchester who retrofitted their houses as well as getting the chance to meet other people on the tour interested in making improvements to their homes.

Carbon Co-op Info Night: Financing Retrofit

As those planning to retrofit will know, it's difficult find to appropriate, affordable finance. With a lack of low cost financing and 'payback' being tricky to calculate, securing finance is often a key barrier. Carbon Co-op have invited finance specialists to help us explore ways forward...

WHAT: Carbon Co-op Info Night
WHEN: Tue 28th Feb 2017, 18:30 - 21:00
WHERE: Room G4, Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS
COST: Free

Retrofit Advocacy: inspire your community to retrofit

Are you passionate about our need to reduce carbon emissions, live in warm and healthy homes and reduce fuel fuel bills? This Carbon Literarcy accredited course may be for you.

DIY Retrofit for Homeowners

A hands on course covering DIY retrofit. Designed to give homeowners an insight into carrying out thermal performance improvement works on their own homes.

Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Sat 19th November 2016

Routes to Retrofit Seminars - Spring 2016

Are you feeling the cold, want to make energy efficiency improvements on your home but confused about how to go about it?

Luckily, this spring we are running another series of seminars in Manchester for householders on Planning and Delivering Energy Efficiency Retrofit works.

Carbon Co-op January Social

Come and join us for brunch at Honest Coffee, an exciting new creative space in Salford.

WHEN: 10:30am – 1pm, Sat 30th Jan
WHERE: Honest Coffee, 77-79 Chapel Street Salford, M35BZ
COST: Members FREE, Non-Members £1 on the door, Children FREE

Green Open Homes

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the Green Open Homes weekend on 12/13th September. There were dozens of homes, tow bus tours and the Retrofit Hub with workshops and lunch at Hulme Community Garden Centre. 

There's lots of pictures to see here:

Open Eco-homes - 12/13 September 2015

Open Eco-homes

Our latest Green Open Home weekend features bus tours and opportunities to visit a huge range of energy efficient houses around Greater Manchester and beyond as well as workshops and a networking lunch at our retrofit 'hub'.

Reducing Household Energy: Together We Can!

Do you live in the Broughton or East Salford? Would you like to reduce your make savings in home energy bills, improve the comfort of your home and help the environment? As part of the Irwell Valley Sustainable Communities Project, Carbon Co-op is offering a free package of help and advice to ten Community Champions in East Salford.

Carbon Co-op - Greater Manchester Open Eco-Home weekend - Spring 2015

Bus tour

The weekend features bus tours and opportunities to visit a variety of eco-homes around the city region as well as workshops and a networking lunch at our retrofit 'hub'.