People Powered Retrofit are expanding capacity

We’re welcoming three new assessors this week. This is great news for those waiting patiently in the queue for a Home Retrofit Planner assessment. We’re close to returning to normal service in this area, taking enquiries as usual.     We’re recruiting more Retrofit Coordinators too, ready to pick up where our Assessors leave off and help … Read more

Green Homes Grant Homeowner Briefing

The Green Homes Grant has created a buzz in the world of retrofit. We’ve been inundated with questions about the scheme, so here’s our view. Proceed with caution, with research into measures and installers. As part of a wider whole house approach it could be a good funding opportunity for you. It’s hard for us … Read more

Retrofit Coordinators sought

With fast growing demand for the People Powered Retrofit service, we are recruiting a bank of consultant Retrofit Co-ordinators to assist us with delivery. Most of our work is in Greater Manchester and the surrounding area – so you will need to be reasonably local. If you have a Retrofit Co-ordinator qualification or the equivalent work … Read more

Booking now: Eco-Renovation for Builders short course

Now booking: this new, unique course brings together theory and practical experience and it digs into how to apply building physics to the messy reality retrofit. The content, delivered virtually via Zoom, focuses on fabric work that will be needed to buildings that regulation Part L applies to, in order to reduce their carbon emissions. … Read more

People Powered Retrofit in demand!

We thought people would like to know we have been experiencing a very high level of demand for People Powered Retrofit services. We are taking enquiries as usual, but there is a waiting list for some parts of the service and we’re currently diverting resources towards expanding capacity. One of these areas is assessments, a … Read more

Join Our New Community Forum

Carbon Co-op’s new Community Forum has gone live! This is a new space for people to get involved in helping people and communities to make the radical reductions on home carbon emissions that we need to avoid runaway climate change.  The Community is a place where members can share retrofit projects, home energy tips and … Read more