Low Carbon Living

A food system fit for a zero carbon future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Policy and Politics, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Can you imagine a future where our diets are healthier, more varied and sustainable?     Reforming our high carbon, low quality food system will be a complex challenge,... Read More

Celebrate with CAT’s architects of the future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Education, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Green Living, GSE Student Blogs, Low Carbon Living, Prof Dip Student Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized, WISE

CAT’s Architecture Professional Diploma students celebrate the end of their studies with a private view of their work and a party at CAT on 20th January. This unique event... Read More

Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, Sustainability

Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice –... Read More

Zero Carbon Britain short course scholarship

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, ZCBlog

Would you like to come and stay at CAT, learn about the ins and outs of Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB), attend a high profile conference – all the day... Read More

Sustainable Building Courses at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Low Carbon Living, Photos, Short Courses, Sustainability, Sustainable Architecture Blog

One of the great things about the Centre for Alternative Technology is the sheer quantity of architectural and design features around the site. Indeed, it’s a rare treat to... Read More

Build a tiny house…

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Renewable Energy, Short Courses, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Tammi's blogs

We are so excited about our tiny house courses – new from us to you! Running three times this year, spaces are filling up fast. Learn how to make... Read More

The Low Carbon Breakfast

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Laura's Larder, Low Carbon Living, Tammi's blogs, ZCB and..., Zero Carbon Britain

Here at the Centre for Alternative Technology, we run a wholly vegetarian restaurant. Catering for our own MSc. students, staff and people participating on our short courses, no-one goes... Read More

Roundwood Timber Framing course at C.A.T. – guest blog from the team at Ty Pren

This blog is posted in: Front Page, Green Building, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, Tammi's blogs, Uncategorized, ZCBlog

Last year was full of firsts for us and a great coming together for all involved in the company. The first residential self-build frame for the county, the honing... Read More

Zero Carbon Britain and OpenEnergyMonitor collaborate on open source energy model

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Low Carbon Living, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Blog, Solar Power, Wind Power, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Zero Carbon Britain and OpenEnergyMonitor are collaborating on a new open source energy model http://zerocarbonbritain.org/energy_model/ aimed at helping users explore and visualise how a zero carbon energy system could... Read More

Machynlleth: Sustainable Capital of the UK

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Engineering, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, News and Press Releases, Organic Gardening, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Transport, Wind Power, Woodland

CAT is based in the buzzing Dyfi Valley awash with active environmental and sustainability  projects- according to a Guardian article:  “if any place in Britain could be called its... Read More

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