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March 2019

Thermography Training with Diane Hubbard

28th March, 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Equinox Housing Co-op, Longsight, Manchester, M13
Manchester, M13 GB
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Join us for a thermography training with Diane Hubbard. This practical, hands-on session will give you the opportunity to learn the basics of using a thermal imaging camera.  The session will give the benefits that thermal imaging cameras offer, but also common pitfalls. Basic thermal imaging inside and outside buildings will be covered, together with ... Read more

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Longsight Home Energy Party!

28th March, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Equinox Housing Co-operative, 161 Hamilton Road, Manchester, M13 0PQ
Manchester, M13 0PQ GB
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You are invited to Equinox Housing Co-op's home improvement house party!  This is a house party with a difference. Carbon Co-op members Aneaka is inviting her friends and neighbours in Longsight, Levenshulme and Burnage, to find out how we can improve our homes, making them warmer and more healthy.  With the help of expert Energy Surveyor ... Read more

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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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Eco-renovation for Builders

5th April, 9:00 am6th April, 4:00 pm
Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street Manchester, M4 7HR M4 7HR GB + Google Map

Essential skills for retrofitting energy efficiency improvements in homes Also suitable for householders Increased awareness and press coverage means there is a growing demand for eco-renovation measures from householders but a dearth of contractors in Greater Manchester to meet demand. You may have experience of insulation installations or low carbon M&E works and want to extend ... Read more

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Levenshulme: Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit – April 2019

10th April, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Levenshulme Inspire, 747 Stockport Rd, Manchester, M19 3AR
Manchester, M19 3AR 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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A Green New Deal for Homes + Carbon Co-op AGM

26th April, 6:00 pm9:00 pm
Friends Meeting House Manchester, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS
Manchester, M2 5NS GB
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With an increasing acknowledgement of the climate emergency, a Green New Deal for the UK has been proposed, but what does a Green New Deal in the UK mean for existing homes? Can it kickstart the large scale retrofit of private and social housing stock, how can we ensure all sections of society benefit from ... Read more

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Hemp and Lime insulation workshop

27th April, 9:30 am4:30 pm
Hulme Community Garden Centre, 28 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RG
Manchester, M15 5RG GB
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Join us for this one-day, hands-on training on how to use hemp and lime for insulation.  Older buildings with brick or stone walls can benefit from the use of natural breathable materials for insulation. This workshop will demonstrate the use of hemp and lime, materials with fantastic eco-credentials, and show how they are used in renovation or new ... Read more

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May 2019

Bolton: Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit – May 2019

8th May, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
A Small Good Thing, 29 Church Road, Bolton, BL1 6HE
Bolton, BL1 6HE 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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CPD: Ventilation Systems – Design, Installation and Demand Control

13th May, 4:00 pm5:30 pm
Bridge5Mill, 22A Beswick Street, Manchester, M4 7HR
Manchester, M4 7HR GB
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CPD on Ventilation Systems – Design, Installation and Demand Control With Peter King, Aereco Are you considering installing ventilation systems in your project or are clients and householders concerned with indoor air quality issues such as damp and mould?  Whether you are undertaking energy efficiency works for a private householder, or looking to improve air ... Read more

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Navigating the Construction Industry – a Guide for Householders (Routes to Retrofit) – May 2019

13th May, 5:30 pm20th May, 8:30 pm
URBED, 10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR
Manchester, M1 1HR GB
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Building a new home, extending or retrofitting an existing one? Taught by industry professionals, this course helps you navigate the construction industry, make the most of your budget and gaining the skills to select and manage quality contractors. A two-part evening seminar (formerly known as 'Routes to Retrofit'), this will help you turn your home ... Read more

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