Routes to Retrofit – presentations

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Carbon Co-op recently ran a series of seminars entitled Routes to Retrofit, the sessions explored different 'routes to retrofit', ie different ways for householders to commission and procure retrofit works once you know what you're after. Presented by industry professionals Marianne Heaslip and Bill Taylor, they took place at Hulme Community Garden Centre and were attended … Read more

Ask the Expert 3: Community Green Deal – Feb 2013


  Jonathan Atkinson from Carbon Co-op and Marianne Heaslip from URBED discuss the Carbon Co-op's Community Green Deal retrofit programme, taking households around Greater Manchester towards 80% carbon savings. Watch the video here: Contents: 1. Introduction to Community Green Deal 2. Key elements of the programme 3. How did we find the householders, what assessments … Read more

Ask the Expert 1: Whole House Assessment – November 2012

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Carbon Co-op’s first web conference with Charlie Baker of URBED Co-op, tackles whole house energy assessments before answering some of our members’ frequently asked questions. An hour long video documenting the conference can be found here:! During the conference we look at all aspects of a household assessment, including: Why would anyone need an … Read more

FS02: Community Heating Study

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This work has been commissioned by the Carbon Coop as part of their ongoing work with their members and the wider community to encourage low carbon energy interventions. Potential financial returns from low carbon energy generation are a key concern, since the Carbon Coop’s model for financing of Whole House Retrofit relies in part on … Read more