RetroMeter project: Why metered energy savings?

Retrofitting is fundamental to decarbonisation and will play an important role in reducing the UK’s emissions. This refers to energy efficiency measures or renewables that are fitted to a property to improve its energy efficiency. However, the estimation of energy and cost savings associated with such measures means that investors and consumers lack confidence in … Read more

Calderdale Airtightness Workshop

Facilitator showing how to use draught proofing product

On a snowy Saturday morning in Todmorden, residents got together to learn how to make their homes more airtight! The session hosted by Carbon Co-op, is the second of a four-part series of workshops as a part of Retrofit Calderdale.  We started off by spending some time navigating our way through the relationship between draughtproofing … Read more

Heat pump installers share must-know tips for working well with customers

Customer service is a key part of a successful heat pump installation, and even more crucial when retrofitting a heat pump into an existing property. We spoke to experts from IMS Heat Pumps and Enviromental to put together these top tips for customer service before, during, and after the installation. You check out our video … Read more

Podcast Power in the City Episode 4: Hitting home

This episode is all about staying warm. By putting a jumper on your home! Yes, it’s about energy efficiency in the home, about retrofit, its benefits for householders and the difficulties (and nifty ideas) that arise when trying to scale that up across different building types and tenures.

Podcast Power in the City Episode 3: A sunny disposition

Feeling the sting of high energy bills? Wish we were less dependent on profit hungry energy companies? This episode is about powering our local futures by harnessing the power of the sun together. Join us to meet people in Oldham and beyond, talking about how solar can be a way of powering our homes and … Read more