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May 1, 2014 – October 31, 2014

PedalHaus Tours 2014 for cycling AECBers

Following the success of the annual PedalHaus Tours in Kent, there has been a growing demand from cyclists with an interest in eco-architecture for PedalHaus events further afield.  This year we shall be bringing you PHTs (not to be confused with PassivHaus Trust) in various parts of the country.  These will be held throughout the Spring, Summer and Autumn. The PedalHaus Tours are the brainchild of Paul Mallion (left) Group Leader for Kent and founder of Conker Conservation.  For the past few years, Paul and fellow 2-wheelers have made annual visits to interesting buildings.  These include (but are not exclusively) » Read More

Start: May 1, 2014
End: October 31, 2014

September 3, 2014

Cheshire, Shropshire & Staffordshire visit Brymbo Heritage Project

Carol, Group Leader for Cheshire, Shropshire & Staffordshire has organised some interesting visits for the last few months of 2014. These start on 3rd September at Brymbo Heritage Project, near Wrexham, a sustainable renovation of former Brymbo Steelworks into a tourist attraction. Date & Time:  Wednesday 3rd September 7.00 pm Venue:  Brymbo Heritage Project, Brymbo Enterprise Centre, Blast Road, Brymbo, Wrexham, LL11 5BT Please let us know if you are interested in attending (by 1st September please) – and if you would like to bring any guests – RSVP to Carol directly or via Debbie AECB Local Groups Coordinator Other » Read More

Start: September 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2014 9:00 pm

September 6, 2014

Scottish PedalHaus Tour to BRE Ravenscraig, 6th September

Following the success of the first Scottish PedalHaus Tour in April, AECB Scotland Group Leader, Linda Forbes in conjunction with  Matt Bridgestock of The Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA) have announced the next one in September.  This will be a visit to BRE Innovation Park at Ravenscraig. Booking via Eventbrite https:// www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scotland-pedalhaus-2-tickets-12618244509 The second Scottish Pedalhaus tour will visit the BRE Innovation Park at Ravenscraig. An exciting opportunity to visit a number of different projects including : BRE visitors centre (BREEAM Outstanding) The Resource Efficient House (by Zero Waste Scotland) The Resource Efficient House (4 in a block retrofit exemplar) » Read More

Start: September 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: BRE Innovation Park
Ravenscraig, Motherwell, United Kingdom

September 11, 2014

Kent visit Stone Quarry, 11th September 2014

Kent Group visit  to  a  stone  quarry  to  see  the  source of  local Kentish  stone, Gallagher’s Hermitage Quarry.  This will include a talk followed by a quarry tour. Date and Time:  Thursday 11th September 2014 at 2.15pm for 2.30pm start Venue:  Gallagher’s Hermitage Quarry, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9NT Tel 01622 726262 RSVP to the Group Leader Paul Mallion of Conker Conservation (via Russell at conker.cc) or via Debbie the Local Groups Coordinator Please bring hard hat, boots and  hi-­‐vis  jacket  if  you  have.

Start: September 11, 2014 2:15 pm
End: September 11, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Gallagher’s Hermitage Quarry
Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9NT, United Kingdom

September 13, 2014

Worcestershire PedalHaus Tour – 13th September 2014

Simon Jesson, of the Gloucestershire,Herefordshire and Worcestershire Local Group is pleased to announce the details of his PedalHaus Tour: “PedalHaus – The combination of low energy design, architecture and cycling….. This year, we thought it would be great to get a look at a couple of projects, past and present in Worcestershire. The plan is to meet between 9:30 and 10.00 am at Kidderminster train station, from there we we will ride to Habberley Campus, a Passivhaus education project current being constructed by Speller Metcalfe, where we’ll be given a tour of the campus, seeing completed phases, and works under construction. From there, » Read More

Start: September 13, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Kidderminster Train Station
Station Approach, Combertor, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1QZ, United Kingdom

October 11, 2014

Hereford PedalHaus Tour in October

All you PedalHausists (and cyclists) please pencil in 11th October for the Herefordshire event including Andy’s Grove Cottage (see details on the Low Energy Database) More information soon on the route and other projects to be visited. Please note:  The rides are on cycle tracks as well as public roads (some busy A roads) and participants must exercise sound, mature judgment, being responsible for their own and others’ safety.  Cyclists are reminded to carry out manoeuvres safely and to adhere to the rules of the road. You will need to bring: - a bike, in good working order - spare » Read More

Date: October 11, 2014

London PedalHaus Saturday 11th October 2014

AECB London Group Leader Peter Urquhart with the help of Lisa Pasquale of Six Cylinder have organised an action packed inaugural London PedalHaus Tour for Saturday 11th October 2014. You don’t need to be a mad keen cyclist to join in – the day is for all abilities, whether you cycle regularly or not. The pace will be relatively easy with regular stops and refreshments throughout the day.  Below are also details for those who will need a bicycle for the day. The tour will be commencing in Islington, N1 at 10 a.m. and includes a morning visit to a » Read More

Start: October 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 11, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Islington
London, United Kingdom

October 19, 2014

AECB Members Visit 1750s Stone Cottage in Lancashire, 19th October 2014

AECB members visit a 1750s stone cottage near Rawtenstall – retrofitted to become almost Carbon neutral for heating by AECB member, Andy Hamilton and part of an open Ecohouse weekend. Date and Times: Sunday 19th October afternoon, times tbc Location:  Rawtenstall This event is being organised by Carol of the Cheshire, Staffordshire & Shropshire Group.  Please RSVP to Carol directly or via Debbie AECB Local Groups Coordinator Also for your diaries: Wednesday 3rd December 7.00 pm Coop HQ, Manchester – now that the office has been open for a year, this revisit will explore post-occupation monitoring, what has been learned » Read More

Date: October 19, 2014
Rawtenstall, Lancashire, United Kingdom

December 3, 2014

AECB Local Groups re-visit the Co-operative Group HQ, 3rd December 2014

AECB members visited the Co-op HQ, Manchester last year when the Local Groups were given informative a tour of this interesting building by Nigel Holden, Head of Energy & Environment – see the website details.  Now that the office has been open for a year, this re-visit will explore post-occupation monitoring, what has been learned and how the building is working. Date & Time:  Wednesday 3rd December 2014 7.00 pm Venue:  Co-op HQ in the heart of Manchester Information on the building can be seen on the Co-op website and BAM website. This event is being organised by Carol of the » Read More

Start: December 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 3, 2014 8:30 pm
Manchester, United Kingdom
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