The Committee on Climate Change meets Manchester’s retrofit pioneers

Contractor working on retrofit floor

In this blog, Alex King reviews a session we held in March between the UK’s most senior climate policy makers at the Climate Change Committee, people suffering the impacts of the fuel bill crisis and those pushing the boundaries of energy efficiency in Greater Manchester. Facing the challenge We know that tackling climate change means … Read more

‘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

2020 end-of-year round up

This year has been very different to what most of us had expected, but despite the unprecedented circumstances Carbon Co-op and our membership have come together to achieve many great things! We have put together this round-up of just a few of Carbon Co-op’s highlights from 2020 and the plans we have to make 2021 … Read more

Join Our New Community Forum

Carbon Co-op’s new Community Forum has gone live! This is a new space for people to get involved in helping people and communities to make the radical reductions on home carbon emissions that we need to avoid runaway climate change.  The Community is a place where members can share retrofit projects, home energy tips and … Read more