December 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013
As we draw to the end of 2013, Local Group Leaders are arranging Christmas socials throughout the country. It is always good to meet up with old (and not so old) AECB friends and get to know new ones. One could even say that the warm feeling when AECB members get together could be called thermal mass! Details of all the get togethers – whether drinks, a meal or a party – will be posted here, so bookmark this page. Or email the Local Groups Coordinator. These evenings are open to anyone, so please feel free to bring » Read More
December 17, 2013
Brighton (South East) Group are having an informal get together for the evening of Tuesday 17th December. Please bring along interesting guests and/or friends and family. Time and Date: 6.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th December (ending ? who knows) Venue: The Fountainhead pub 101-102 North Road North Laine Brighton BN1 1YE RSVP (so we can get some idea of numbers) to Jo at Ecotecture directly or c/o Debbie, Local Groups Coordinator.
January 1, 2014
Peter Urquhart, Group Leader of the London area, has been busy signing up speakers for Local Group meetings. These will, hopefully, be taking place over the coming months. Venues are proving to be difficult and if you know of somewhere suitable for a talk or presentation, please contact Peter directly or c/o Debbie, the Local Groups Coordinator. Events in the pipeline: Armando Raish of Treebox. Armando, who began his career in architecture, was one of the speakers at this year’s AECB 2013 Conference – at a workshop by Cath Hassell. Delegates, many of whom had preconceived ideas of the advantages » Read More
January 16, 2014
Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire Group member, Tim Hulse, will give a presentation on sustainable refurbishment to the group on 16th January 2014. This will include some of the case studies of the work carried out by his company EcoVert Solutions. EcoVert have rare indepth knowledge of both how traditional buildings work and how to achieve a highly efficient retrofit. This combination of skills enables Tim to avoid the pitfalls often encountered when retrofitting older buildings using modern methods. Watch this space for further details or contact the Group Leader, Carol, directly or c/o Debbie, the Local Groups Coordinator. About the » Read More