EcoHome Lab – launch and build workshop report

EcoHome Lab launched this weekend (19th/20th April 2013) with two fascinating and involving events taking place at MadLab in Manchester. These sessions were part of Carbon Co-op's new project to assist householders in taking greater control of their homes through use of open source tools. The weekend started on Friday evening with Matt Fawcett of … Read more

“Community Energy: Together We Can!” – Rochdale 23 March

We were delighted to have been invited to present and share our work at the "Community Energy: Together We Can!" event organised by the Rochdale Borough Social Enterprise and Co-operative Forum at Rochdale's Pioneer's Museum on Saturday the 23rd of March. Despite the snow our board member Lorenza was able to make her way to a really warm welcome by Andrew Jessop … Read more

Community Champions Street Meeting (25/03/13)

Lorenza and Paul (Co-op board members) held a 'community champions' meeting for their street inside their living room last evening. The workshop was led by Matt who brought along his box of eco-products, samples, information packs and open source energy monitoring equipment. Four different households on the street attended the meeting. Paul:"The evening began over … Read more

Carbon Co-op AGM 2013

Many thanks to everyone who made it down to the Carbon Co-op 2013 AGM which took place on Monday 18th March at MadLab in central Manchester. The event was well attended with around half the membership present along with several non-members and interested parties. Chaired by Phil Korbel, the evening saw an overview of the … Read more