Energise Levenshulme: Skills for warmer, low-carbon homes – 16th November – Save the Date!

We’re planning a day of workshops on the 16th November at Levenshulme Inspire, covering ways to improve your home to save energy, save carbon and save money. Workshops will be themed around Practical Retrofit sessions, a guide to the Retrofit process from Retrofit Experts, and understanding the Energy System and off-grid solar. Full programme details … Read more

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