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Carbon Co-op is an energy services and advocacy co-operative that helps people and communities to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change.

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Become a local energy saving champion with help from a Retrofit Coach

5 Apr 2024

The Energise Manchester programme is offering a limited number of South Manchester residents (in the Whalley Range, Moss Side, Rusholme, Longsight and Levenshulme wards) advice from a Retrofit Coach and free professional consultancy support, to help them get their heads around energy efficiency and plan retrofit improvements for their homes. If you’re someone who already … Read more

Energise Manchester: Our Approach to Inclusive Language

28 Mar 2024

As the end of the first winter of activities comes to a close, the Energise Manchester team has taken some time to reflect on our experiences. We’ve found that our thinking around inclusive language has evolved, shaped by the project team’s insights. In this blog, we share an overview of our journey and the changes … Read more

Join us for our first RetroMeter webinar!

6 Mar 2024

“Calculating metered energy savings from retrofit- methodology findings from the RetroMeter project” on 13th March 2024 11am GMT There are many benefits to measuring actual energy savings due to home retrofits, using metered energy data. Measuring these savings involves comparing how much energy was used after the retrofit with a “counterfactual”, ie how much energy the … Read more

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