Event Report: “Good for Nothing”

Re-posted from manchesterclimatemonthly MCFly reader Jonathan Atkinson explains how CarbonCo-op got pro bono help from techies last weekend at “Madlab”.(Reposted, with permission, from here.) Carbon Co-op were lucky enough to be one of the good causes selected for the first Good for Nothing in the North at MadLab over the weekend of 6/7th October 2012.Blog … Read more

FS02: Community Heating Study

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This work has been commissioned by the Carbon Coop as part of their ongoing work with their members and the wider community to encourage low carbon energy interventions. Potential financial returns from low carbon energy generation are a key concern, since the Carbon Coop’s model for financing of Whole House Retrofit relies in part on … Read more

Community Green Deal

Many thanks to everyone who made it along last Wednesday (26th September) to Manchester Town Hall for the launch of Carbon Co-op’s DECC-funded Community Green Deal programme. The event included presentations on whole house retrofit works, assessment methods and the way forward for Green Deal and included a discussion session from attendees on the barriers … Read more

Carbon Co-op Community Champions

We are currently looking for Carbon Co-op Community Champions in the Stockport and Manchester City Council areas. This is your opportunity to improve your house to 2050 standards and help friends and neighbours do likewise. What you get: A free, in depth, household retrofit assessment for your home Two energy advice workshops hosted in your … Read more

Community Green Deal comes to Greater Manchester

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Carbon Co-op and Manchester City Council launch £250,000 GM Go Early Green Deal pilot at Manchester Town Hall. 6:30-8pm, Wednesday, September 26, 2012 FREE EVENT: limited spaces, book here: http://carboncoopgreendeal.eventbrite.com Speakers: Representative from Manchester City Council (TBC) Charlie Baker, URBED, co-author of Greater Manchester Retrofit Strategy Jonathan Atkinson, Carbon Co-op Carbon Co-op launch Carbon Co-op … Read more