A Guide to Using Hemp & Lime for Natural, Zero-Carbon Insulation

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In late April we were fortunate to host Prof. Tom Woolley (architect and natural building pioneer) for a practical workshop on using hempcrete/hemplime for construction and retrofit insulation. Here, Matt Fawcett shares some of tips and learning from the session and outlines why it makes such an excellent low carbon building material. So what exactly … Read more

NEW! Member offer with Ecological Building Systems

Ecological Building Systems are generously offering Carbon Co-op members discounts on Thermo Jute 100 insulation, downlight protectors and Wellhofer airtight Attic hatch (offers end December 2019). MEMBERS: to find out how to access discounts visit the Members’ Area Thermo Jute 100 A natural product perfect for insulating lofts, walls or floors. Thermo Jute is an … Read more

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.