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The objective and aims of the AECB is to facilitate environmentally responsible practices within building. Specifically the AECB aims to:- promote the use of products and materials which are safe, healthy and sustainable encourage members projects that respect, protect and enhance the environment make available comprehensive information and guidance about products, methods and projects support the interests and endeavours of members in achieving these aims
Keith & Sally Hall – Founders Keith and Sally founded the association for environment conscious building in 1989 following their concern about the use of unsustainable tropical timber in the UK construction industry. They are committed to disseminating information on green building with particular emphasis on promoting eco building products. Keith’s publishing business, the Green Building Press, publishes Green Building magazine (formerly Building for a Future) and the Green Building Bible. Chris Baines – Honorary President Chris is an independent advisor to government ministers, local councils and to senior executives in the construction, water, housing and oil industries. He is » Read More
1989 AECB – the Sustainable Building Association was founded by Keith and Sally Hall as The Association of Environment Conscious Builders , with a quarterly newsletter sent to members. 1990 The name was changed to The Association for Environment Conscious Building to reflect more accurately the diverse membership. Subscription rates were introduced and the first issue of the AECB’s Products and Services Directory was published. 1991 The first issue of ‘Building for a Future’ in magazine format was produced. 1992 The Greener Building products and services directory, written by Keith Hall and Peter Warm, was published. It was launched by » Read More
About the AECB
The AECB is a network of individuals and companies with a common aim of promoting sustainable building.
AECB, The 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, housing associations and local authorities, to develop, share and promote best practice in environmentally sustainable building. The AECB was established in 1989 to increase awareness within the construction industry of the need to respect the environment. The AECB is run by its members and is an independent, not for profit organisation. We promote excellence in design and construction, rather than gimmicks and green accounting tricks. The AECB’s standards and advice are » Read More
Featured AECB Items
Low energy buildings
Low Energy Buildings Database : a unique source of real-world information about building energy performance. Information on over 100 buildings and rising, presented in a » Read More
2014 AECB Conference – 11th and 12th July at Wills Hall, University of Bristol
This year’s AECB conference will be held on 11th and 12th July 2014. The conference will take place at Wills Hall, the oldest and most » Read More
Have You Seen?
Less is More: Energy Security after Oil (LIM) from the AECB Less is More is available to download as a PDF here. We can also » Read More
Local Groups & Events
The AECB has a network of Local Groups across the whole country, providing an opportunity to meet with both AECB members and interested non-members in » Read More
Sustainable architecture news, articles and opinion from the AECB team and expert contributors
March 10, 2014
For more information about the 2014 Annual Conference and to book your tickets, please click here Reduced delegate fees are available for members booking before 6 June 2014. In addition a non-member rate is available this year.
February 28, 2014
The AECB will have a stand at the National Homebuilding and Renovating show. Thursday 27th to Saturday 30th March 2014 As well as staffing the Advice Area the AECB will be having a small stand. These will both be in the Sustainable Building area at » Read More
February 28, 2014
“Grrr, that is so annoying!” “It really bugs me the way that …” well, if something is bugging you, feel free to share it with fellow AECB members and the wider world, via our Soapbox feature. Just drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org and sketch out » Read More