The Committee on Climate Change meets Manchester’s retrofit pioneers

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In this blog, Alex King reviews a session we held in March between the UK’s most senior climate policy makers at the Climate Change Committee, people suffering the impacts of the fuel bill crisis and those pushing the boundaries of energy efficiency in Greater Manchester. Facing the challenge We know that tackling climate change means … Read more

Carbon Co-op in Stockport Bus Tour

The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses is an opportunity to visit homes that have made radical reductions in energy bills and carbon emissions. Are you a resident of Stockport Borough? As part of a pioneering project, we have arranged a bus tour of eco-homes open and free for the residents of and around Stockport, … Read more

Carbon Co-op technical partners demonstrate 80% retrofit is possible and at the right price

A new report by the Technology Strategy Board, launched at this year's EcoBuild conference, demonstrates household retrofit to reduce carbon emissions by over 80% is acheivable and at affordable prices with Carbon Co-op technical partners URBED leading the way in the sector. The report, Retrofit Revealed, is an evaluation of the Retrofit for the Future programme which saw different organisations and companies work … 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

Community Green Deal report


Carbon Co-op partner URBED recently launched their Community Green Deal report at a major conference in West Bromwich on the 1st December 2010. The report, funded by Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Travis Perkins, presents the findings of work to develop a model for community-scale delivery of whole house … Read more