AECB CarbonLite Programme

An AECB initiative providing the tools and knowledge to create low-energy buildings in line with existing and future legislation covering both domestic and non-domestic buildings.

Available to all AECB members, the CarbonLite Programme is a practical step-by-step guide aimed at all those practitioners involved in the design, construction and use of low-energy, low-CO₂ emissions buildings. The Programme is designed to be clear, informative and impartial, and outlines the reasons behind the need for more sustainable building practices, as well as providing wide-ranging yet detailed guidance on the ways in which this change is best achieved.

Through its unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and useful links and contacts, the CarbonLite Programme represents an essential resource in the building sector’s drive towards low-carbon living and the legislation that will regulate it.

CarbonLite Professional Development Programme & Passivhaus Courses

Drawing on the experience and expertise of the AECB members, the CarbonLite Training Programme (run for the AECB by Warm) offers expert advice and guidance to those involved in commissioning, designing, constructing and using low energy and low carbon buildings via the following training courses.

Upcoming course: Plymouth

Venue: National Marine Aquarium

Week 1: 8th-11th Feb

Week 2: 22nd-26th Feb

Exam: 12th March

Read more about Carbonlite training courses

passivhaus designerThe Certified Passivhaus Designer/Consultant Qualification

Passivhaus Designer qualification is an internationally accredited scheme linked back to the Passivhaus Institut in Germany. The AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer course will prepare you for sitting the exam and also for future involvement in low energy building projects.

On successful completion of the exam delegates are listed on the Passivhaus Designer database where they will be awarded either Passivhaus Designer or Passivhaus Consultant status, depending on existing academic qualifications.

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