‘Person-Centred Retrofit: A fuel poverty, vulnerability led approach’ report launch

Carbon Co-op has worked with Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council through the mPower activate programme to investigate innovative solutions to ensure those most vulnerable to fuel poverty can access retrofit.  As a part of this work, Dr Alice Jones was commissioned to develop a person-centred approach to fuel poverty reduction, to support Plymouth … Read more

Exploring Local Authority Approaches to Person-Centred Retrofit for Fuel Poverty

As part of our work on the mPower European project, we showcase the work we’ve been doing with local authorities around the UK, exploring ways to hard-wire client and person-centred approaches to the delivery of publicly procured retrofit works in a fuel poor context. Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council are at the leading … Read more

NOW BOOKING: Eco Renovations for Builders – September 2021

This new, unique course brings together theory and practical experience and it digs into how to apply building physics to the messy reality retrofit. The content, delivered virtually via Zoom, focuses on fabric work that will be needed to buildings that regulation Part L applies to, in order to reduce their carbon emissions. For course … Read more

New release: Retrofit for All Toolkit

We have released a practical toolkit to help funded energy efficiency schemes become more people-centered. This toolkit experiments with changing one aspect of energy efficiency scheme delivery in an attempt to shift culture. We explore what happens if we turn our approach to designing retrofit schemes on its head. Rather than working to the needs … Read more

Now Booking: Eco Renovation for Builders – March 2021

This new, unique course brings together theory and practical experience and it digs into how to apply building physics to the messy reality retrofit. The content, delivered virtually via Zoom, focuses on fabric work that will be needed to buildings that regulation Part L applies to, in order to reduce their carbon emissions. For course … Read more

NOW BOOKING: The Importance of Ventilation Level 1 & 2

Builder drilling core drill for vent inlet.

We spend 90% of our lives inside buildings (probably 95% now, due to the pandemic) and yet the indoor air quality is often poor. As building professionals and homeowners we continue to improve the airtightness of our buildings, however, we need to ensure that the quality of indoor air is maintained for our health and … Read more