Finding the right builder!

Aneaka Kellay takes a look at the challenges faced by those seeking to find the right retrofit builder, alongside what Carbon Co-op is working on to overcome these – including hosting the upcoming Routes to Retrofit course which empowers householders to understand and navigate the construction industry.

Providers, Protectors and Promoters – the roles of third sector organisations in domestic retrofit policy delivery

Rear alley in Manchester

This is a guest blog from Rebecca Ince, an academic researcher at the University of Birmingham. She has a long term interest in energy efficiency, retrofit and third sector organisations and she also used to work in the construction industry. Rebecca spoke at our Energy Efficiency in Your Community event held with Community Energy England … Read more

Community Energy and Energy Efficiency – where next?

Though energy efficiency has always been seen as the ‘ugly duckling’ of the Community Energy sector, with groups often finding it easier to focus on renewable generation, changing government policy and the desire to find new viable business models has led to a renewed interest in retrofit and demand reduction. Ahead of an event in … Read more