The AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) is a network of individuals and companies with a common aim of promoting sustainable building.
It brings together builders, architects, designers, manufacturers, students, educators, housing associations and local authorities, to develop, share and promote best practice in environmentally sustainable building. We pride ourselves on our independence, relevance and practicality.

Why become an AECB Member?

Read how we help people just like you

Architects / Designers / Consultants

Promote your services, access cutting edge training and keep up to speed with the latest research
Keep up to date with the tools and knowledge to design and certify low energy buildings through a unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities as well as receiving help with marketing your business.

Builders

Skill up your business for sustainable construction projects and access networking opportunities
Discover the latest tools and knowledge to support tenders and construction of Passivhaus and low energy buildings through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities. Access help with marketing your business to environment conscious clients and our network of sustainable building organisations and professionals.

Manufacturer/Supplier

Promote your products and services and keep up to date with the latest research
We can help you spread the word about your products and services and offer informal networking opportunities amongst our members of sustainable building professionals and organisations, as well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest research and resources on sustainability and green building.

Housing Association/Local Authority/Other Organisation

Access training, technical resources and the latest cutting edge research to support your own projects
Keep up to date with the tools and knowledge to design, build and certify low energy buildings through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities.

Educational Establishment

Contribute to and learn from our cutting edge research and training and gain access our knowledge base
Contribute to and learn from our cutting edge research and training and gain access our knowledge base
Join us and all your students become members too ! Gain access to our unique resources to keep updated with the latest low energy and green building research and technical information from leading practitioners and experts in the field.

Self Builder

Get help with your project, drawing on our technical knowledge base and training
Get help with your project, drawing on our technical knowledge base and training
Access the tools and knowledge to design and certify your low energy building project, through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities.

Student/Researcher

Access our technical resources, training and expertise to support your studies and research
Access our technical resources, training and expertise to support your studies and research
Complement your studies and research with our varied resources and networking opportunities. Use our unique resources to keep up-to-date with knowledge about low energy and green building and take opportunities to interact and share knowledge with other members. Let your educational establishment know about us – if they join, all students are automatically members!
Not listed above? Membership is sure to benefit you, find out more

Testimonials for AECB membership

Self-builder
"We have now completed our new build, having very much valued the help received from AECB in establishing the energy standards that we’ve incorporated into our new home."

Roger, Self Builder, Wales

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architect/designer/consultant
"The AECB offers me a true insight into what does and doesn’t work in low impact/low carbon building methods.  The sharing of knowledge, very freely, is a key to the AECB’s success and attraction to me as a member."

Derek, Wiltshire

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architect/designer/consultant
"Membership allows us to connect with an extensive range of key organisations & individuals, whilst accessing the latest news & ideas on sustainable design principles. As Passivhaus accredited designers, the information and best practice shared, means we stay up to date with the latest developments and innovations in the industry."

Simon at Cundall, London

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Latest News from the AECB

Sustainable architecture news, articles and opinion from the AECB team and expert contributors

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Building Regulations!

October 18, 2017

Tom Jarman considers the strengths and limitations of Building Regulations. Tom Jarman considers what Building Regulations are actually there to do, why they are unlikely to meet client expectations and most importantly why they are not a substitute for client responsibility. And although this won’t » Read More

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Above and beyond energy-efficiency – UK Passivhaus Conference, 24th October.

October 3, 2017

AECB members eligible for partner rate ticket. Join the Passivhaus Trust on the 24th October in London at the UK Passivhaus Conference to hear an exciting line up of speakers discussing energy-efficient building solutions to meeting zero carbon targets, and the impact of health & » Read More

Soapbox: Andy Simmond’s thoughts ahead of Friday’s National Conference

September 13, 2017

On the eve of the AECB National Conference, which takes place this Friday at the headquarters of the Institute of Engineering and Technology in Savoy Place, it seems appropriate to reflect on some of the major issues the conference will be addressing. On the eve » Read More

Welcome to our new members!

September 7, 2017

Find out more about some of our new members below:  White Haus Bespoke Timber Frame, Cambridgeshire Adam White says: “White Haus Bespoke Timber Frame is not like any other bespoke timber frame manufacturer you’re ever likely to come across. We’re different. We’re a fresh, vibrant, » Read More

Latest CLR Cohort get a Tour of New Community Centre in Garway

September 6, 2017

Earlier this week, the latest CLR cohort got the chance to take a look around the site and were given the opportunity to ask the architects and constructors questions. Take a look at the gallery below for some pictures of this tour. Simmons Mills were » Read More

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