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February 2019

Draught-Proofing Workshop – February 2019

18th February, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
URBED, 10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR
Manchester, M1 1HR GB
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Make low-cost improvements to keep your home warmer. Are you aware of how much heat you may be losing through cracks and gaps in your windows, walls, and floors? These issues are reasonably simple to fix and will help you be warmer at home and maybe even save a few hundred pounds on your annual ... Read more

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GM Planners seminar: Domestic Energy Efficiency works in Greater Manchester

21st February, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
Friends Meeting House Manchester, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS
Manchester, M2 5NS GB
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As part of BEIS' Local Retrofit Market pilots, Carbon Co-op and URBED are organising a specialist CPD seminar for Greater Manchester-based planning officers on domestic energy efficiency works. Whilst necessary to meet Greater Manchester’s mandated carbon emissions reduction targets, these works can have a significant impact on the setting and appearance of existing buildings. Planning policy ... Read more

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Seeing Infrared! Sharing and discussing heat images…

28th February, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Leaf, 113–115 Portland Street
Manchester, GB
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• What we'll doMany members planning or working on retrofit projects have used infrared heat cameras to get a better idea of how and where heat is being lost from their homes. Carbon Co-op lends out a heat camera and a number of members have used to to investigate their homes. In this MeetUp we ... Read more

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March 2019

Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit – March 2019

13th March, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
URBED (Urbanism Environment and Design) Ltd, 10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR
Manchester, M1 1HR GB
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Learn about energy efficiency and making home improvements What: What do we mean when we talk about energy efficiency and retrofit? In this short, beginners guide we explore basic ideas and concepts, helping you get to grips with how you might reduce energy bills, improve your property and make your home a little bit greener. ... Read more

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EcoHome Lab: Monthly meetup and skill share

14th March, 5:30 pm8:30 pm
Plant NOMA, Redfern Street
Manchester, GB
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--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Now in our regular monthly slot - every second Thursday of the month at MadLab (https://madlab.org.uk/). A hangout for people taking control of their home energy usage and generation. We use open-source hardware and software to gain a better understanding of energy in our homes, how to make the best use of the energy ... Read more

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EcoHome Lab: Monthly meetup and skill share

14th March, 5:30 pm8:30 pm
c/o URBED, 10 Little Lever Street
Manchester, GB
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--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Now in our regular monthly slot - every second Thursday of the month. A hangout for people taking control of their home energy usage and generation. We use open-source hardware and software to gain a better understanding of energy in our homes, how to make the best use of the energy we generate and ... Read more

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Ventilation for Householders – March 2019

18th March, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
TBC (Manchester) GB + Google Map

A healthy home! Concerned about damp or indoor air quality? Suffering mould ptaches or curling wallpaper? It's important to understand why issues occur, how they impact our health and what we can do about them.   Course Description An evening session outlining why planned ventilation is an important consideration in every home and particularly in retrofit. Exploring ... Read more

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Carbon Co-op – AECB Lancashire Group Networking Event

26th March, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
LEAF on Portland Street, 113–115 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW
Manchester, M1 6DW GB
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A chance to meet like-minded householders, trades and professionals involved in eco-home renovations.  Carbon Co-op and AECB Lancashire group are getting together to strengthen connections between householders, consultants, professionals and trades in the Greater Manchester and Lancashire areas.  We will hear short presentations from AECB and Carbon Co-op members, enjoy a buffet dinner and have plenty ... Read more

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Carbon Co-op Retrofit Meetup

28th March, 6:00 pm7:30 pm

This is a chance for a friendly and informal catch up with other Carbon Co-op members. An opportunity to talk about your retrofit project with others who are also keen to share ideas and experience. Please RSPV!

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April 2019

Understanding the Principles of Retrofit – April 2019

1st April, 5:30 pm8th April, 8:30 pm
URBED, 10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR`
Manchester, M1 1HR` GB
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A two-part evening seminar, developing an understanding of home heat and moisture and other fundamentals  Limited number of discounted tickets available on a first come, first served basis. Use code 10OFFPOR. Confused by talk of U-values and ‘breathability’ in buildings? Keen to understand how you can improve and insulate your home to make it warmer? ... Read more

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