Become a local energy saving champion with help from a Retrofit Coach

The Energise Manchester programme is offering a limited number of South Manchester residents (in the Whalley Range, Moss Side, Rusholme, Longsight and Levenshulme wards) advice from a Retrofit Coach and free professional consultancy support, to help them get their heads around energy efficiency and plan retrofit improvements for their homes. If you’re someone who already … Read more

Join us for our first RetroMeter webinar!

“Calculating metered energy savings from retrofit- methodology findings from the RetroMeter project” on 13th March 2024 11am GMT There are many benefits to measuring actual energy savings due to home retrofits, using metered energy data. Measuring these savings involves comparing how much energy was used after the retrofit with a “counterfactual”, ie how much energy the … Read more

RetroMeter project: Why metered energy savings?

Retrofitting is fundamental to decarbonisation and will play an important role in reducing the UK’s emissions. This refers to energy efficiency measures or renewables that are fitted to a property to improve its energy efficiency. However, the estimation of energy and cost savings associated with such measures means that investors and consumers lack confidence in … Read more

Reflections on an Assumption Mapping Workshop

A guest post by Sandy Rushton, People Powered Retrofit. Originally featured on Medium. As the delivery of the Energise Manchester project got underway, we needed to collectively define our audiences for the various project interventions. A group from the project teams working on the ‘Warm for Winter’ activities met for an online Assumption Mapping workshop to … Read more

NOW HIRING: Project Manager

We’re looking for a new Project Manager to work within our Retrofit Team portfolio, developing and delivering innovative new projects that take a community and citizen-led approach to the clean energy transition and tackling climate change.  Summary Apply nowSend your CV plus a single page covering letter to info@carbon.coop Applications will be reviewed on a … Read more