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New grant funding awarded

We are delighted to be able to report that The C.H.E.E.S.E. Project has just been awarded a substantial grant to permit expansion of the project and the establishing of a new company to social-franchise the Energy Tracers survey system. The details of the grant and funder are at present confidential, but will be disclosed in due course. The grant has been awarded for C.H.E.E.S.E. to develop until it is financially sustainable without further grants, thus to become a model franchisee. The new... read more »

Job vacancy: Office Administrator/PA to Managing Director [closed]

The deadline for this role has now passed. This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, motivated, resourceful individual to take on an exciting and challenging role - helping to scale up an innovative, disruptive, leading-edge community-led social enterprise that makes low-carbon life a positive reality at low cost. For five years a small team of committed environmentalists have successfully built up The C.H.E.E.S.E. Project CIC (Cold Homes Energy Efficiency Survey Experts) in... read more »

Bristol Green Doors retrofit stories: Insulation & heat, renovating a 1950s detached home

The Centre for Sustainable Energy have recently released a set of videos providing interactive tours of homes that are featured in last year's Bristol Green Doors showcase. In episode 5 of Simon Pyne's 1950s detached home in Sea Mills, he describes the CHEESE survey he had, the faults it identified and the remedial action he took. Watch the video here (YouTube). See more retrofit stories from CSE here (YouTube) The Centre for Sustainable Energy have recently released a set of videos... read more »