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
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
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
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
Many thanks to everyone who came along on the Carbon Co-op Eco House bus tour on Saturday 16th March 2013 and of course to all the householders who opened up their homes. In the end the Big Red Bus went to the 'Big Red Bus Depo in the Sky'* so a Bullock's bus transported … Read more
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