Upcoming Events

October 29, 2014 – November 10, 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: October 29, 2014
End: November 10, 2014

November 9, 2014

Le Tour Huddersfield, Yorkshire PedalHaus – 9th November 2014

The Yorkshire PedalHaus – aka Le Tour Huddersfield – is planned to coincide with Passivhaus 2014 Open Days that takes place from 7th-9th November.    The tour visits three projects – Denby Dale Passivhaus, Stirley Farm EnerPHit and Golcar Passivhaus.  The route of the cycle ride is approximately 15-miles and includes some hills. Proposed Timetable: Train to Denby Dale from Sheffield: leaves 09.39 and arrives 10.29 Train to Denby Dale from Huddersfield: leaves 10.11 and arrives 10.39 10.30 am Meet at Denby Dale Train Station 11.00 am Denby Dale Passivhaus 12.00 – 1.00 pm cycle to Stirley Farm 1.00 – 2.00 » Read More

Start: November 9, 2014 10:30 am
End: November 9, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Starting at Denby Dale Station
Address:
Off Wakefield Road , Denby Dale, Huddersfield , West Yorkshire, HD8 8RX, United Kingdom

November 11, 2014

Brighton Discussion Group meets 2nd Tuesday of the Month

Jim Miller and Tim Small of the of the Brighton Group hold regular meetings that provide an informal opportunity for individuals to discuss sustainable building practices and techniques – concentrating on the technical issues.  It also provides a forum for commercial networking and socialising. Time & Date: Every second Tuesday of the month from 7.00 pm until about 10.30 Venue: The Battle of Trafalgar, 34 Guildford Road, Brighton BN1 3LW   (just up the hill from Brighton Station) The evening is likely to be useful for architects, building contractors, and associated trades, people looking to have sustainable building works carried out » Read More

Start: November 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 11, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: The Battle of Trafalgar
Address:
34 Guildford Road, Brighton, BN1 3LW, United Kingdom

November 25, 2014

Yorkshire Group visit Passivhaus School on 25th November 2014

The Yorkshire Group has organised a site visit to Swillington School which, when handed over in 2011, was one of the UK’s largest Passivhaus buildings. Date & Time: Tuesday 25th November 2014 at 6.00 p.m. Venue: Swillington School, Church Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire LS26 8DX The visit will consist of a presentation by Jim Shaw of Interserve, the contractor who built Swillington and Richmond Hill Schools.  Jim will give a commercial view on the challenges of building Passivhaus on an ‘industrial’ scale in the UK. This will be followed by a tour of the building. Interserve are an interesting company in they » Read More

Start: November 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 25, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Swillington School
Address:
Church Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS26 8DX, 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
Address:
Manchester, United Kingdom
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