‘Person-Centred Retrofit: A fuel poverty, vulnerability led approach’ report launch

Carbon Co-op has worked with Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council through the mPower activate programme to investigate innovative solutions to ensure those most vulnerable to fuel poverty can access retrofit.  As a part of this work, Dr Alice Jones was commissioned to develop a person-centred approach to fuel poverty reduction, to support Plymouth … Read more

Exploring Local Authority Approaches to Person-Centred Retrofit for Fuel Poverty

As part of our work on the mPower European project, we showcase the work we’ve been doing with local authorities around the UK, exploring ways to hard-wire client and person-centred approaches to the delivery of publicly procured retrofit works in a fuel poor context. Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council are at the leading … Read more

Now Booking: Eco Renovation for Builders – March 2021

This new, unique course brings together theory and practical experience and it digs into how to apply building physics to the messy reality retrofit. The content, delivered virtually via Zoom, focuses on fabric work that will be needed to buildings that regulation Part L applies to, in order to reduce their carbon emissions. For course … 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

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

Green Open Homes 2019 – 19th & 20th October – book here

Wondering where to begin your retrofit journey? Come see some houses and see what is possible! Have you got questions about how to go about insulating your home? Do you want to understand how others have approached making home improvements? What to know how others have found trades people? Visit some local eco-homes and find … Read more