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UK Passivhaus Conference, London 2017

The conference will focus on the future of the Passivhaus movment in the UK. Head along to London on 24th October in to discover what the experts think about this topic, along with talks on the latest exciting Passivhaus developments and research. There is also still time to enter the competition to win some free wall space in the exhibition hall of the UK Passivhaus Conference.This opportunity is only open to complete and certified Passivhaus projects. They can be of any scale, location or typology, although, we are particularly looking for projects that will appeal to social housing providers, local » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News, AECB Member News, General News on August 3rd, 2017


Natural Fibre Insulation CPDs in London.

Discounted rate for AECB members! Dates: September 19th, October 26th, November 23rd Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: The Foundry, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London, N1 7RU Natural insulation products and systems are beginning to move from the margins of UK construction into more widespread use. But what are the benefits? The ASBP has developed an introductory CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market. You will gain an understanding of designing with natural fibre insulation, health, safety and sustainability aspects » Read More

Posted in General News on August 1st, 2017

Good Homes Alliance event 6th July in Sheffield- new homes and our health

AECB members qualify for discounted partner rate The UK built environment is well placed to deliver solutions that benefit our health and well-being, but experience suggests that there are a number of problems regarding the understanding and delivery of these outcomes This event explores both the technical problems and solutions and should contain essential knowledge for developers, designers and constructors. Read more and book here.

Posted in General News on June 20th, 2017

Free retrofit coordinator training in Wales.

Funding available for training in Cardiff thanks to Construction Wales Innovation Centre. Our partner organisation, Osmosis are delighted to advise that the Retrofit Academy’s renowned Retrofit Coordinator Diploma is running in Cardiff this summer – and eligible organisations can attend absolutely free. This is thanks to funding from the Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC). It is a six-day course, totalling 48 hours of expert-led learning focused on delivering high quality retrofit projects. The course has been attended by hundreds of built environment and housing professionals since 2014, and usually costs £2000 plus VAT.  For full information about the course, please » Read More

Posted in General News on June 15th, 2017

Passivhaus workshop at National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon

Friday 14th July.  10am – 2pm. Event by Beattie Passive & Partners. Download flyer

Posted in General News on June 14th, 2017

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Passivhaus summer site visits 2017: A call for participants.

Could you host a Passivhaus site visit? The best way to learn about a Passivhaus is from first-hand experience. Have you been involved with or occupy a Passivhaus project that could open its doors to the public this summer? As well as the weekend long International Passivhaus Open Days, which took place on the 16-18 June, this summer the PassivhausTrust would like to help host as many Passivhaus site visits as possible. They are looking for participants for their 2017 summer OpenHaus site visits. Events can be held at a time that is most convenient for participating projects, throughout June to » Read More

Posted in General News on June 6th, 2017

Free half day conference: “Increasing profits in construction through re-use”.

Resource Efficient Scotland invite you to attend this free event at Airth Castle Hotel. 21st June, 9am to 1pm with lunch included. Resource Efficient Scotland have opened bookings for a free half day conference in June. This event is being run in collaboration with CECA (the Civil Engineering Contractors Association). The day will be opened by CECA Chief Executive Grahame Barn, and will include Laura Tainsh, a partner at Davidson Chalmers speaking on the current legislative position regarding reuse, and Bert Hope, a Senior Buyer at Kilmac Construction giving practical industry experience on overcoming barriers. Rupert Carrick from Resource Efficient » Read More

Posted in General News on May 31st, 2017

Vacancy – Architect and Architectural Assistant/Technician

Eco design consultants are recruiting in the Milton Keynes area. Come and work as part of a friendly team with opportunities to learn alongside accomplished Passivhaus designers. We have vacancies for an architect and an architectural assistant/technician. Eco Design Consultants is an award winning, RIBA Chartered architectural practice specialising in environmental design. We are looking for team members to help us in achieving our vision of championing great architecture that creates exceptional, fun places to live, work and play without detriment to others or the planet. You will be assisting on several Passivhaus/Enerphit and AECB silver standard projects so in » Read More

Posted in General News on April 20th, 2017

Register for your free ticket to London Build.

London Build (October 25th & 26th, Olympia) now in its third year, is the leading construction expo dedicated entirely to opportunities in London and the South East of England. London Build is attended by thousands of ‘movers & shakers’ in the UK’s construction industry from: contractors, developers, government, architects, solution providers, housing associations, local councils, suppliers and many more. Free ticket link: Conference & Workshop floors providing hundreds of hours of expert and CPD-accredited  insight, case studies and training from a wide-range of industry experts. An Exhibition Floor featuring a very-wide and fascinating range of leading international solution providers » Read More

Posted in General News on April 19th, 2017

Masterclass – Insulating and Achieving Airtightness with Cross Laminated Timber

Join industry leaders for a day Thursday 11th May in London Organised by Ecological Building Systems 10% discount for AECB members The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC13 7BT Topics: Insulating CLT with woodfibre Achieving airtightness – detailing and critical junctions Specialist fixing details Case studies from leading UK Architects Download Flyer

Posted in General News on March 28th, 2017

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