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Free Place on the AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course

Fran Bradshaw, Deputy Chair of AECB Conveys her Message from the Latest Conference As you will be aware, we held our Conference recently and we wanted to let you know the message which was given to members there by Fran Bradshaw, Deputy Chair. Fran conveyed her thanks, on behalf of all the Trustees, to all members for their contributions which have allowed us to contribute to the on-going national debate on the future of our buildings.  Not only this, but we have successfully launched the AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course, again as a result of contributions. The AECB’s strapline is ‘Building Knowledge,’ » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 4th, 2016

Olympic Park Visit

AECB Local Groups Visit Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The AECB Milton Keynes Group and London Group Enjoy a Tour of Olympic Park The AECB Milton Keynes group joined up with members of the local London group for their August event, a walking tour of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Led by Phil Askew, currently the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Project Leader for Landscape and Urban Design with the London Legacy Development Corporation and previously the Olympic Delivery Authority,  Phil was the perfect person to share the story of the parks transformation from its toxic past to the vibrant, diverse hub it is today. During the two hour tour the groups explored both » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on September 2nd, 2016


AECB Milton Keynes Group Visit a Passivhaus Build

Group Visit to a Passivhaus in Tring Using PH15 System The AECB Milton Keynes Group took the opportunity to visit a Passivhaus Build in Tring recently.  It was a well turned out event, with interest in both Passivhaus and the PH15 system.  Janet Cotterell, the projects architect, showed members around and gave a good explanation of the development of the system and products used and how, if kept to a simple design, costs and performance targets could be met. Watch out for details of the next event in London.  

Posted in AECB Latest News on August 9th, 2016

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Passivhaus Bitesize Training Courses Launched

AECB CarbonLite Launch New Passivhaus Training Courses We are delighted to announce that Passivhaus Bitesize Training is now available in four afternoon sessions.  Learn about the Principles of Passivhaus and apply them to your projects. The courses will run during September and November in London and Bristol. Download Passivhaus Bitesize Training Information  

Posted in AECB Latest News on August 8th, 2016

Introducing our Newest Members

Welcome New AECB Members! These are our latest new members.  You will see that Pinecone Projects and Greenfish Consulting 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  If you need a reminder of your log in details, email here. Meet some of our new members below; Pinecone Projects, Cheshire Peter Bartley says; “Pinecone Projects was » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on August 8th, 2016


The AECB Signs Joint Statement on Continued Importance of Sustainability

Joint Letter on Importance of Sustainability Published in Financial Times The AECB has added its signature to a joint statement from the construction and property sector on the continued importance of sustainability in the wake of the referendum. The letter has been published by the FT here . Read the letter here

Posted in AECB Latest News on July 29th, 2016

Adam Harper gets up to receive his award

Winners of Edward Walker Award Announced at AECB Annual Conference

Two AECB Members Win a Free Place on the AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course Back in April we invited students and young professionals to apply for the Edward Walker Award in order to win a free place on our CarbonLite Retrofit Course. Candidates were asked to submit an essay on ‘How would undertaking CLR training help you to develop your career or business?’ Entries were judged on how well the candidates understood the context of CarbonLite Retrofit, how well they intended to use the material and how much impact the course could potentially have for them and the environment. Due to » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on July 20th, 2016


The AECB is Represented at Recent Water Technology Working Group

Cath Hassell from ech2o Reports Back on Behalf of the AECB The Water Technology List The Water Technology List (WTL) is part of the Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) scheme. It was set up by Defra in 2003. Its core aims are to: encourage businesses to invest in more sustainable technologies by providing fiscal incentive to users – for every £1000 spent the company pays £280 less tax; as a marketing tool for manufacturers; and to encourage innovation. It can only be claimed by businesses so schools and Local Authorities cannot take advantage of it and it is only eligible in a » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on July 6th, 2016

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AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course

First Cohort of Students Provide Positive Feedback on the AECB CarbonLite Retrofit Course The first cohort of 42 students are currently working through our new CarbonLite Retrofit on-line course which brings together a wealth of knowledge on low energy building retrofit including drawing on Passivhaus Enerphit experience. It is the first advanced retrofit course of this type in the UK, providing the tools to understand how buildings interact with moisture and energy and what makes for a comfortable and healthy environment. The students are working through on-line modules allowing them to fit the learning around their work or other commitments. At the end of » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News on June 23rd, 2016

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Are you Certified as a Passivhaus Designer?

AECB Members Certified as Passivhaus Designers can be Listed on our Website We are currently updating our information on the above and this is a chance for AECB members who are certified as Passivhaus Designers to be promoted. If you want to be listed and you are qualified as a Passivhaus Designer please email here.  You will need to provide evidence of your qualification and your contact details for listing.

Posted in AECB Latest News on June 22nd, 2016

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