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 cutting edge research and enable your students to access our knowledge base
Contribute to and learn from cutting edge research and enable your students to access our knowledge base
Join us and all your students become members! Let them have access to our unique resources to keep them 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
"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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Educational Establishment
"Membership has been a huge benefit in regenerating the estate sustainably over the last decade which has seen our carbon emissions from the built environment drop by 41% and the associated energy savings approaching £10m. This has been assisted by a fabric first approach & adopting some of the expertise and knowledge base that exists in the AECB membership."

Russell, University of Bradford

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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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AECB membership as a Christmas gift

December 2, 2016

Treat a friend or family member to AECB membership for Christmas If family or friends have an interest in sustainable, low energy building have you considered gifting them a one year membership?  Our student rate is just £36.00 and supporting individual rate is £54.00.  We can arrange » Read More

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Soapbox – can you contribute an article?

November 16, 2016

Use our Soapbox platform to get your point across! AECB soapbox is a platform which members and guest contributors can use to put forward an idea, view, opinion, or a distinctive practice or product that they are itching to share with fellow AECB members. Soapboxes » Read More

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Experienced architect and certified Passivhaus designer give thumbs up to our retrofit training

November 15, 2016

Meet the students and find out why they are recommending our retrofit training We are excited to be preparing certificates for students who have now come to the end of their retrofit training. Other students have chosen to do the course over a longer period » Read More

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New group leader in Northern Ireland

November 12, 2016

Members and non members welcome to join group We are delighted that Iain Kirkpatrick has volunteered to be a group leader for us. Currently working with Butler & Young Ltd, Corporate Approved Inspectors,  Iain is a Chartered Building Engineer and Environmentalist and has been specialising » Read More

Introducing our latest members

November 10, 2016

Welcome new AECB members! We are pleased to welcome our latest members . You will see that Urbane Eco Ltd link to the their directory entry in our Member Directory.  This is because they have updated their profile which makes it more searchable and allows for much more information and » Read More

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