Local Authority Approach to Person-Centred Retrofit for Fuel Poverty

Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council are at the leading edge of work on fuel poverty and retrofit in the UK. Their programmes have taken innovative approaches, ensuring good customer experience, quality retrofit and local economic benefits. However, their first-hand experience of local authority-led retrofit delivery has highlighted some key issues in ensuring those … Read more

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