Land registry sell off and EPC

“The government’s snuck out plans to sell off the Land Registry – the profitable public service that records the sale of houses and land. [1] It’s a short sighted move to make a quick buck. [2] So 38 Degrees member James, a legal services property expert, is campaigning to stop the sell-off.” – The 38 degrees team

Thermal imaging investigation raises puzzling questions

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Andrew Gage reports on the experience of borrowing the thermal imaging camera. My reason for borrowing the camera was to check the effectiveness of the insulation in our house. We began work on the house after its purchase in 2010. I knew about the importance of insulation before the work began, but only had limited … Read more

Green Open Homes Weekend – 23rd – 24th April

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This spring's Green Open Home weekend features bus tours, waking tours, and opportunities to visit a huge range of energy efficient houses around Greater Manchester. All over Greater Manchester householders have been investing in the energy efficiency of their homes saving energy bills, cutting carbon and improving comfort. Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April 2016 … Read more

Keep it Clean!


On March 9th, Community Energy Organisations will be making a public declaration that we want clean energy to power the North. As a part of the call there will be an interactive art installation in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens.

Shift energy use to reduce carbon

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Are you interested in using energy more effectively to reduce carbon? Have you got solar PV panels/an electric vehicle/a heat pump? Over the next two years we will be looking to test kit that will help you ‘demand shift’ i.e. shift your energy usage to match times when there are more renewable online.