Hacking the Future of Energy

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Join us to explore, develop and win funds for your solution to the energy crisis. Apply now Friday 2nd Nov – Sunday 4th Nov / Manchester / Ages 16+ / Free   This event will bring together technology developers, social innovators and social scientists to find what new technology and models could make the energy … Read more

Talking Windows with Green Building Store

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Aneaka puts member questions about windows to Chris Herring, Director of Green Building Store. Topics covered include: (0:00:30) – Introduction to Green Building Store (0:03:30) – Cost/Benefit of triple glazing (0:11:20) – Triple glazing and acoustics (0:16:48) – Window sizing (0:20:00) – Window opening patterns and energy performance (0:23:48) – Incorporating stain glass (0:24:40) – … Read more

Spot the difference! Thermal imaging camera used to resolve airtightness issues.

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Carbon Co-op members Alan and Monica discuss how they have used a thermal imaging camera to identify, diagnose and resolve airtightness issues in their newly refurbished home. We have nearly finished a major refurbishment of our house (see the presentation we gave to Carbon Coop on October 6th, 2017, “A Tale of Three Retrofits”). This … Read more