Now recruiting: Retrofit Advisor

Retrofit Advisors play an essential role in any retrofit services, offering guidance to householders and helping them choose the right retrofit pathway for them. We’re now recruiting for a Retrofit Advisor to join our growing People Powered Retrofit team, full details below. Job Title: People Powered Retrofit Advisor Deadline: 5pm, Friday 5th June 2020  Time: … Read more

Check out our lockdown webinar series

With many people confined to home working we’ve moved our physical events programme online with a series of webinars covering all aspects of energy efficiency retrofit and home energy systems. We document all our sessions and put them in the public domain. Have a look through past webinars here: https://carbon.coop/carbon-co-op-webinar-programme/ and keep an eye on … Read more

Social solidarity…

Now more than ever we are aware of the role we have in supporting each other and as Carbon Co-op we want to play our part in offering our resources, help and solidarity with members, supporters and the wider community. Please read this short piece and let us know how we can help.  In response to … Read more

Covid-19 and self-employed workers in the green industry

Green sector self-employed workers call on the government to take a fair approach and support all workers through the Covid-19 crisis.  As the Covid-19 pandemic takes hold many in the small scale building and renewable energy sector are concerned about their future work prospects and the lack of government support for those in this industry.  … Read more

Advocating for co-operative retrofit approaches at the UK Citizens’ Assembly

This February I was privileged to be asked to speak to the UK Climate Assembly about energy efficiency in homes and community-led solutions to retrofit delivery models. It was a fascinating experience and lots of people have asked me about it. Though deliberations at the assembly are understandably confidential, I’d like to share my experience … Read more

Exclusive AECB Membership Offer

Carbon Co-op has signed up for another year of AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) membership, enabling all Carbon Co-op members complimentary access to the AECB membership. The AECB is the UK’s largest sustainable building community. With AECB membership you can access AECB training courses, gain free access to an extensive knowledge library, engage in … Read more