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September 2019

Info Night: Construction Contracts – sign on the dotted line?

18/09/2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
LEAF on Portland Street, 113–115 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW
Manchester, M1 6DW GB
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Engaging a contractor in building works, ordering materials for your retrofit project or making a verbal agreement with a builder? Then you are entering into a contract! But do you know your rights, and if there is something in writing do you read every word before signing on the dotted line?  "You can agree to almost anything ... Read more

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Carbon Co-op’s Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit workshop

21/09/2019, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Upper Hall, Wesley Methodist Church Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge
Cambridge, GB
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What do we mean when we talk about energy efficiency and retrofit? Run by Jonathan Atkinson of Manchester-based community energy organisation Carbon Co-op and experienced retrofit architect Marianne Heaslip of URBED, this short, free beginners workshop will explore basic ideas and concepts, helping you get to grips with how you might reduce energy bills, improve your property and ... Read more

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GM Retrofit Builders Network Launch

24/09/2019, 5:00 pm7:30 pm
The Blue Bell Inn, 170 Barlow Road, Manchester, M19 3HF
Manchester, M19 3HF GB
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An opportunity to meet other trades with retrofit experience in Manchester and access local clients seeking contractors for retrofit.

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October 2019

Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit – October 2019

09/10/2019, 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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Green Open Homes 2019

19/10/2019, 10:00 am20/10/2019, 5:00 pm
Levenshulme Inspire Centre, 747 Stockport Road, Manchester, M19 3AR
Manchester, M19 3AR GB
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Visit inspiring eco-homes! Join us for an inspiring day of eco-home visits, meet and speak to people who've retrofitted their homes and get your questions answered! Have you got questions about insulating your home? Want to understand how others have thought through home improvements? What to know how others have found trades people?   *WHAT* Open ... Read more

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November 2019

Everything eBikes: EcoHome Lab + Info Night

07/11/2019, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Popup Bikes, Arch 5 Corporation Street, Manchester, M4 4DG
Manchester, M4 4DG GB
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Ever thought of getting an electric bike? We explore everything ebikes: from buying, hiring, retrofitting, commuting or leisure.

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Masterclass: Airtightness In Domestic Retrofit

12/11/2019, 5:00 pm7:30 pm
Levenshulme, Marshall Road, Levenshulme, M19 2FQ
Levenshulme, M19 2FQ GB
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An evening session with Liam Schofield on airtightness in retrofit.

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Beginner’s Guide To Retrofit – November 2019

13/11/2019, 6:00 pm7:30 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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Eco-Renovation for Builders

15/11/2019, 9:00 am16/11/2019, 4:00 pm
Levenshulme Methodist Church, 824 Stockport Road, Manchester, M19 3AW
Manchester, M19 3AW GB
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This is practical training, run by builders for builders, gets into the nitty-gritty of issues that typically come up in a retrofit.

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Draught-Proofing Workshop – For renters and home-owners

27/11/2019, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Levenshulme Inspire, 747 Stockport Rd, Manchester, M19 3AR
Manchester, M19 3AR GB
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Make low-cost improvements to keep your home warmer this winter. 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 save serious money on your annual energy bills. ... Read more

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