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

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

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

A Tale of Three Retrofits

Members socailising

This autumn social saw members get together for an informative and enjoyable evening at Leaf on Portland St. We heard from three very different households who have recently completed (or almost completed!) their retrofits, and were inspired by each in their varied considerations and approaches. If you missed the event audio recording and presentations below. … Read more