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Accessibility on CarbonCulture

We aim, in the design and development of the CarbonCulture digital touchpoints, to make it accessible……

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 10th August 2015

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Using CarbonCulture to open UK government data

We've been working with Government departments since 2009 to help them deliver on their commitment and requirement to publish their energy consumption (and hence energy spend) to the public.…

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 29th June 2015

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DEC Certificates – Almost Everything There is to Know

Here at CarbonCulture, we love to know how buildings perform against their peers. In this post, we look at what DECs and EPCs are, what they mean, and how CarbonCulture use them.…

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Written by Steve from CarbonCulture Team on 15th April 2015

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Lighting switch-off – results of a multi-channel initiative!

In shared areas of buildings, influencing switch-off behaviours can be challenging. We assessed a multi-channel initiative to see whether lighting switch-off behaviour could be influenced…

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Written by Deborah from CarbonCulture Team on 25th February 2015

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Energy Diary v2 – Call for input

We're designing Energy Diary v.2 to make it really easy to collect the information you'll need to help you keep an accurate record of your projects and initiatives. We'd love to hear your input and ideas to help us meet the needs of your users…

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 5th September 2014

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Competitions – Call for input

We’d like to design a general tool that could help to build competitions for many different organisations. If you’d like to get involved or just to let us know your priorities, please let us know by sending us feedback or leaving a comment below. This will allow us to make sure that we’re taking the needs of your users into account…

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 5th September 2014

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New Stories app gives members control

For thousands of years, in cultures across the world, it has been stories – whether they're warm and personal, rousing calls to arms or inspiring grand narratives – that have proved to have the power to engage and move people to action. …

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 2nd September 2014

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Help us find a Community Manager

We are looking for a Community Manager to join our small Community Management team, to help our members get the most out of CarbonCulture. …

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Written by CarbonCulture Team on 1st September 2014

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Staff engagement is a surprise benefit of transparency

It’s hugely encouraging to see how much attention the ideas of transparency and open are receiving at the moment. Progress is now reaching structural levels: UK government placed these ideas at the centre of the recent G8 agenda and are investing…

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Written by CarbonCulture Team from CarbonCulture Team on 8th July 2013

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Tiny stories to support case studies

Sustainability case studies are great - they help people to know what works and what doesn't, but they're hard to write, hard to use, it can be hard to find the one you need, and when you have found some, it's hard to compare them. So maybe, in their current ...…

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Written by CarbonCulture Team from CarbonCulture Team on 25th March 2013

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