Rural local authorities’ role in delivering Net Zero

Posted Posted in Climate Change, News, Research & Evaluation

Our Rural Net Zero report for UK100’s Countryside Climate Network outlines the vital role rural areas have in delivering the national Net Zero target. Based on research and interviews we have outlined the key challenges and opportunities rural areas have in reaching and going beyond Net Zero. Retrofitting homes and decarbonising heat in urban areas […]

Service Design for People Powered Retrofit

Posted Posted in Business Support, Climate Change, Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News, Research & Evaluation

Quantum has been bringing Service Design support to the People Powered Retrofit Project, a partnership led by Carbon Co-op and Urbed to tackle the challenges of household energy efficiency and build a local retrofit market in Greater Manchester. People Powered Retrofit tackles many of the key barriers that home owners face in commissioning work, including […]

University of Manchester net zero target: workshop for estates & facilities team

Posted Posted in Business Support, Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

“Quantum has helped to frame the discussions we need to move our zero carbon programme forward, and has provided some great insight into areas that may provide solutions to some of our challenges. ” Emma Gardener, Head of Environmental Sustainability In July 2019 The University of Manchester commissioned Quantum devise and facilitate a workshop on […]

Commercial Buildings & Community Energy: Scaling up renewable energy delivery across the North West

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, News, Research & Evaluation

We held a successful event to equip building owners and developers with the information needed to understand the benefits of community energy, identify whether there are opportunities for community energy on their estate and how to develop successful partnerships with community energy organisations. It was fascinating to hear from Bev and Mark, both leading large […]

Facilitating Greater Manchester’s Community Energy Action Plan

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

Quantum coordinated and faciliated a workshop to develop the Community Energy Action Plan for Greater Manchester and to write up the results into  the Action Plan for the COALESCCE project and a summary for the Green Summit 2019.  We devised the event format,recruited speakers, produced an event pack and carried out marketing and participant recruitment. […]

CLASP: Adaptation Risk Assessment Resource Pack

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training

Quantum developed a resource pack to help Local Authorities to tackle climate change adaptation. It was developed over the last 6 months of 2010 in conjunction with 5 North West local authorities, whose experiences are shared to assist others. The pack provides information on how to conduct inclusive risk assessment workshops to incorporate climate risks […]