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

BOOK NOW: Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Seminar

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On Thursday 6th September 2012, Carbon Co-op is hosting a community renewables supply chain seminar for local groups and suppliers as part of the Generating Success programme. Programme: 1.15pm to 5pm, 6th September at Hat Works, Stockport Lunch provided, seminar starts at 2pm. £5 attendance fee. Spaces are limited. Book online http://s.coop/tbue About: This is … Read more

FREE: The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses

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Midday-4.30pm, Saturday 15th September 2012 Carbon Co-op is launching a new Manchester-based programme to help owner occupiers improve the fabric of their homes, reducing utility bills and carbon emissions. To celebrate we’re staging a free tour of local eco-houses, all from a double-decker, red London bus. See energy saving projects up close Meet people who … Read more

Hulme & Moss Side 2050 events – building a future for our communities

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Can our homes be made energy efficient, if so how would that work? We need to cut the average amount of energy our homes use by 80% to deal with climate change and rising fuel bills.Carbon Coop have been having a look at the options and want to know what you think would work, what wouldn’t … Read more

Free whole house retrofit surveys available now

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Carbon Co-op are offering 20 household energy surveys free of charge, enabling residents to get detailed technical information about their home’s energy performance with the aim of reducing bills and emissions by up to 80%. A detailed architectural survey carried out by our award winning retrofit consultants will clearly outline specific packages of improvements that your house or … Read more

Greater Manchester Housing Retrofit strategy consultation

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There’s plenty of work to do retrofiting our housing stock with 1.2 million homes across Greater Manchester and a commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 48% by 2020. Now Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Economic Area (LCEA) have commissioned Carbon Co-op partner URBED Co-op to develop a Low Carbon Housing Retrofit Strategy. The strategy outlines how Greater Manchester aims to cut … Read more