Calling all Barton Tradespeople and Residents: WE NEED YOU

Calling all Barton Tradespeople and Residents: WE NEED YOU

Owned by Oxford (ObO) are piloting a community energy saving project in Barton. 

This will promote simple, home energy saving actions to residents and help them to reduce their energy bills.This is the first step to setting up a community-owned Retrofit Cooperative for Barton. We are looking for local people to get upskilled in retrofit techniques to help us deliver this project.

Calling local builders and tradespeople

Do you want to get FREE, on the job training in retrofit and energy saving building techniques?” Whatever your trade – carpentry, plumbing, electrician or general handy person – we’d like to hear from you.

We are setting up a Retrofit enterprise in Barton and need local people to get involved. Once set up, this will offer paid on-the-job training mentored by experts in the field of retrofit.

Calling local residents!

We are looking for local people who’d like to work with us on promoting simple home energy saving action. This will be paid work, £10.50/hour, with flexible hours available and training given.

This is a great opportunity to learn about and promote energy saving in your local community. You’ll be working with a supportive team of local and national experts, gaining exposure to cutting edge ideas on energy efficient building methods, as well as simple and cost effective ways to reduce bills and keep homes warm.

Interested? Get in touch via

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