Carbon Co-op member Carla Smith has recently carried out a self-installation of SheepWool loft insulation. She has shared her experience of carrying out this project and the planning and thinking which went into the work. This is just one example of how you can carry out DIY retrofit activities, and does not represent an endorsement … Read more
The Green Homes Grant has created a buzz in the world of retrofit. We’ve been inundated with questions about the scheme, so here’s our view. Proceed with caution, with research into measures and installers. As part of a wider whole house approach it could be a good funding opportunity for you. It’s hard for us … Read more
We are recruiting a Business Development Manager to oversee the development of replication and consultancy services associated with our People Powered Retrofit service. The post is a short term hire with the expectation of extension based on sales and/or grant funding success. Job Advert Length of contract: 4 months with potential for extension based on … Read more
We are hiring onto our Retrofit Team for someone who can help build the digital tools we need to help deliver low carbon retrofits to our clients and replicate our operating model to other organisations. This will include work on our in-house CRM and our retrofit planning tool, which needs a fair bit of technical … Read more
As energy goes increasingly digital it sometimes raises questions about the secretive role that big data plays in our society – a lack of trust that is often justified due to data breaches and misuse. We think co-operatives have a vital role to play here, and we want your input on how we can best address this.