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AECB membership as a Christmas gift

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 a special letter or email to accompany the membership. To see membership benefits click here. To arrange your gift or to discuss further, email here.  

Posted in AECB Latest News on December 2nd, 2016

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

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 of time which is proving just how adaptable the training can be when students lead busy lives. We caught up with some students to find out a bit more about them, their experience of the course and most importantly, how it will help them. Margaret, an Architect in practice for 33 years, has been involved » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on November 15th, 2016

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New group leader in Northern Ireland

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 in building regulation compliance for roughly 23 years throughout the UK. The most recent 10 of these years, has seen his increasing interest in environmentally conscious building, having gained a Masters Degree in Energy & Sustainable Building Design during this time. Iain envisages developing a local network of like minded people, keen to inform and learn » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on November 12th, 2016

Introducing our latest members

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 photos than a basic listing.  This is a free listing for members who have paid as a company and can be done by logging into www.aecb.net.  If you need a reminder of your log in details, email here. Find out more about some of our members below; FmK Architecture Ltd, Antrim Ronan says; “FmK Architecture » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on November 10th, 2016

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Sustainable buildings must engage our emotions, AECB conference hears

Mark Siddall shares his experience of our latest conference with Passive House + readers This article can be found in issue 18 (page 15) of the Passive House + Magazine which is free to AECB members Have you ever had one of those moments of immense clarity when things just slot into place in ways that they have never done before? I’m guessing you have. In my experience they happen at random points in time. They are completely unexpected. I had one of those moments at the AECB Conference this year, but before I tell you any more about it » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on November 2nd, 2016

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Advanced Retrofit Training Course Continues to Win Member Approval

Students Share More Positive Experiences of the Online Retrofit Training Course Two more current students nearing the end of our CarbonLite Online Retrofit Training Course tell us why they decided to enrol and the benefits they are now enjoying.  Jon, from Hertfordshire tells us that the course ‘exceeded his expectations’ and Richard, from West Yorkshire demonstrates how he was able to work full time whilst studying due to the convenience of the online training resources. Jon is a self employed Property Manager, mainly looking after rental properties but occasionally overseeing building works following a house renovation and two self builds.  He is now in » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on October 11th, 2016

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Students Share Positive Reviews of the AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course

Current Students Tell us why they are Finding the CarbonLite Retrofit Course Invaluable We are excited to confirm that our first cohort of students are close to satisfactorily completing the eight on-line modules of our first CarbonLite Retrofit Course, fitting their learning around work and other commitments.  They have been continually assessed by questions, homework and through webinars with input from experienced AECB tutors who have first hand experience of retrofit. A big thanks go to these students for their feedback and reviews which is being used to refine the course even further.  We are now taking bookings for the next course starting on » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 30th, 2016

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AECB Regional Events Planning for 2017

Let us have your Views to Help Plan AECB Regional Events for 2017 We are planning to organise four regional events for 2017 with our next Annual Conference in 2018.  This is in an effort to engage with members/non members who have not been able to make previous conferences due to distance, cost or time constraints. If regional events would be of interest to you in 2017, please let us have your views by responding to the survey below.  We welcome views from non members who would be interested too. As a thank you, we will be conducting a prize draw where one respondent » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 29th, 2016

Introducing our Newest AECB Members

Welcome New AECB Members! We are pleased to welcome our latest members . You will see that Beco Products 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 photos than a basic listing.  This is a free listing for members who have paid as a company and can be done by logging into www.aecb.net.  If you need a reminder of your log in details, email here. Meet some of our new members below; Mead: Energy & Architectural Design Ltd, London Kym says; “MEAD: Energy » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 29th, 2016

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The AECB Oxford Group Meet at The National Self Build and Renovation Centre

New AECB Group Leader for Oxford Arranges First Meeting for Members and Non Members We are delighted to welcome Paul Williamson as the new Group Leader for the Oxford and surrounding areas. Last Monday the group held its first meeting at The National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon. Paul Williamson, both the regional chair and a director of Beattie Passive, along with Lee Broomhall, their Business Development Manager welcomed AECB members and guests with a presentation on Passivhaus and Beattie Passive’s build system. The presentation stimulated many questions and comments, not just to Paul and Lee but also between » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 22nd, 2016

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