Green Open Homes Weekend 2018

Visit inspiring eco-homes! Join us for an inspiring weekend of eco-home visits, meet and speak to people who’ve retrofitted their homes and find out what home improvements are possible. Have you got questions about how to go about insulating your home? Do you want to understand how others have thought through making home improvements? What … Read more

Talking training – back to school

It’s been a year since we launched the Carbon Co-op home energy training programme, we’ve delivered eight new courses with 18 sessions delivered and over 150 people attending. It’s had a huge impact on us and feedback suggests it’s also had a huge impact on our members.

Retrofit Performance

presentation at retrofit performance

At this Info Night we are joined by industry professionals to explore retrofit performance. When thinking about energy efficient home improvements insulation often comes to mind. While the focus on insulation is understandable, it’s important to remember that this is only one part of the puzzle. With retrofit, the devil is in the detail. Airtightness, … Read more

Carbon Co-op Domestic Retrofit listening event

Attendees in discussion at the listening event

On Monday 19th February 2018, The Mayor’s Green Summit Listening Event on domestic housing retrofit organised by Carbon Co-op, took place at Churchgate House with 27 attendees drawn from householders, supply chain companies and support organisations from around Greater Manchester. About the event The aim was to come up with a set of recommendations on … Read more

BEIS Call for Evidence: Building a Market for Energy Efficiency

A retrofitted home in Eccles, Salford

This is Carbon Co-op’s response to BEIS‘ call for evidence on building a market for energy efficiency. It should be read concert with this discussion document published in October 2017 by BEIS: Call for evidence on energy efficiency (PDF) and the questions answered below are posed in that BEIS document. Carbon Co-op’s response Based in … Read more