Retrofit Advocacy – two part seminar

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to motivate others in your community to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, reducing carbon emissions, improving comfort and reducing fuel bills.

WHEN: 9.30am-12.30pm, Saturday 22nd October and 5th November 2016 WHERE: URBED office, 5th floor, 10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR COST: Members FREE, Non Members £20 (for 2 sessions) TO BOOK:

This simple, two-part accredited participatory course will enable householders, volunteers and professionals to confidently discuss energy efficiency and inspire others to find out more about retrofit, ie when on a stall at a local event, in a meeting or workshop or with friends and family.

Delivered by a specialist retrofit consultant Helen Grimshaw of URBED and a Julian Tomlin, a Carbon Co-op board member and householder with retrofit experience, the fun sessions will involve presentations, a quiz, group activities as well as a bit of homework.

You must be a current, subscribed member of Carbon Co-op to benefit from the discount, apply for membership here:

The training has been accredited by the Greater Manchester Carbon Literacy Standard and all successful completers will receive a Carbon Literacy Certificate.

NB: it is necessary to attend both training sessions to gain accreditation.

This training is for volunteers to provide first stop advice and support to other householders. It will not replace the technical expertise provided by industry professionals.

Please book early as spaces are limited.