Tag Archives: Michael O’Doherty

Interview with Greater #Manchester Environment Team chap #retrofit #climate #GreenDeal

Michael O’Doherty, who was until recently “Head of Climate Change, Buildings & Energy” for Manchester City Council, but is now “Assistant Director, Greater Manchester Environment Team” gets the sock-of-wet-sand treatment from MCFly editor Marc Hudson. Green Deal or no Deal? … Continue reading

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Event Report: MMU Green Impacts Awards Ceremony

Over a hundred people gathered in a building that isn’t even officially open yet to celebrate their actions on climate and environment in the last year. The event was the Green Impact Awards 2012 of Manchester Metropolitan University, where 67 … Continue reading

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You’re retro-fit (but my gosh, don’t you know it)

Retrofit Conference @ Salford Quays, 24-26 January Last week, I attended the UK’s first conference on how to sustainably retrofit the existing house stock. It was a three day affair held at the Lowry in Salford although I only made … Continue reading

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Event Report: Greening the Green Deal

How do you solve a problem like .. leaky buildings? Most of the houses and offices we will be living in the year 2050 – when our carbon emissions are supposed to be 80% lower– are already built. But how … Continue reading

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