Another whole house retrofit delivered…

Works are complete at the Tait's home in Chorlton South Manchester as another member achieves their whole house retrofit ambitions. Julian and Sophie were part of our original cohort for the Community Green Deal programme. However, issues with the contractor for that scheme meant they then had to procure their works themselves. They were however … Read more

EcoHomeLab November 2016 – More monitoring, emonCMS dashboards and MyHomeEnergyPlanner

It felt a bit quieter this time but still interesting with some hands on work and presentations about emonCMS dashboards, how energuy monitoring changed my :p and MyHomeEnergyPlanner, the tool for house assessments we are developing in CarbonCoop. The electronics of the day Duncan and Shahzad had finished building their monitors in previous sessions. But … Read more

EcoHomeLab October 2016 – “More EnergyMonitor building and Modelling a MicroGrid”

Another busy busy busy EcoHomeLab. Many things happened this time: not only we had to carry on working on the HomeEnergyMonitors that some people started building in September's session, there was also some troubleshooting needed, a video recording and a presentation about modeling generation, storage and demand respond. Energy monitors So Shahzad carried on building … Read more

EcoHomeLab September 2016 – “Build your own Home Energy Monitor system”

Loaded with soldering irons, electronic components, tools and pure clean ready to go printed boards we got into our mission: build our own Home Energy Monitor systems. Again, time goes by and I don't take into my blogging role, but everybody in CarbonCoop is nice and I don't get told off, for now 😉 My … Read more