BBC Radio 4 - You and Yours retrofit pioneer

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Sometimes an appearance on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours is a casue for concern, but not in this instance!

Carbon Co-op Retrofit Pioneer, Eddie Sheehy, was featured discussing the energy efficiency work being carried out on his home and investigating other energy saving technologies.

Open Eco-homes Weekends



Two weekends of open homes and bus tours around Greater Manchester showcasing a range of retrofit and energy efficiency improvements.

Greater Manchester Open Eco-homes events and bus tours


Eco-home pioneers throwing open their doors to share tips saving on energy bills. Events, tours and open homes throughout Saturday 17th May, Sunday 18th May, Saturday 24th May and Sunday 25th May 2014

Community Green Deal begins


Our delayed Community Green Deal programme kicked off in January with 12 homes receiving a whole house retrofit. It's a unique and ambitious project with average works costs of £40,500 per household and total carbon savings of 1,150 tonnes across the lifetime of the programme.

EVENT: Reducing Household Energy: Together We Can!

Do you live in the borough of Stockport? Would you like to reduce your house energy bills, improve energy efficiency and help the environment too?


10am-2pm, Saturday 22nd June, Staircase House, Stockport Town Centre, SK1 1ES

Book here:

BOOK NOW: Community Renewables & Community Retrofit seminars

As part of the Generating Success programme, Carbon Co-op are running two half day seminars for community based organisations interested in renewables and retrofit.


Seminar 1 - Developing a Community Renewables Project
midday-5pm, Monday 15th July 2015
MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN

Carbon Co-op technical partners demonstrate 80% retrofit is possible and at the right price

Big Red Bus Tour of Eco Houses - March 2013



Want to see what a low carbon retrofit looks like? Meet the people who have reduced household carbon emissions and bills by up to 80%?

Carbon Co-op meets Ed Davey

Carbon Co-op yesterday made a presentation on our retrofit model to Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Ed was in Manchester to review the eco-credentials of the new Town Hall development.

FREE: The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses

Midday-4.30pm, Saturday 15th September 2012

Carbon Co-op is launching a new Manchester-based programme to help owner occupiers improve the fabric of their homes, reducing utility bills and carbon emissions. To celebrate we're staging a free tour of local eco-houses, all from a double-decker, red London bus.