Learning about citizen-led approaches to municipal retrofit – mPower goes to Plymouth

Carbon Co-op are a partner of mPower, a European-wide project to facilitate peer learning between municipalities interested in developing citizen-focused energy projects and services. As part of our work, this month we organised a study visit to Plymouth for the members of our mPower peer learning group on energy efficiency retrofit, made up of representatives … Read more

Training opportunities and offers with Aereco Ventilation Systems

This May we are hosting a seminar with Peter King from Aereco specifically looking at the design, installation, and controllability of ventilation systems. In addition, a NEW MEMBER OFFER gives 25% off all Aereco ventilation systems. 25% off your place at the upcoming seminar if you book before 6th May 2019. 25% off Aereco ventilation … Read more

A Guide to Using Hemp & Lime for Natural, Zero-Carbon Insulation

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In late April we were fortunate to host Prof. Tom Woolley (architect and natural building pioneer) for a practical workshop on using hempcrete/hemplime for construction and retrofit insulation. Here, Matt Fawcett shares some of tips and learning from the session and outlines why it makes such an excellent low carbon building material. So what exactly … Read more