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AECB’s Water Standards – Design for Sustainable Water Systems is Less Complicated than you may Expect!

AECB Water Standards Volumes 1 and 2: Nick Grant and Judith Thornton Greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting sound good and green, don’t they? However, as » Read More

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    Document : AECB Water Standards - Bite Size Article (1 MB)

AECB Silver Standard– for Low Energy Homes with a High Degree of Confidence

The Silver Standard has been developed by the AECB to help designers, builders and selfbuilders achieve high-performance buildings.  A building designed or refurbished to Silver » Read More

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    Document : Silver Standard - Bite Size Article (904 KB)

Overview of Housing Standards Review

The Housing Standards Review, published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is proposing to reduce the number of locally driven building requirements » Read More

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AECB response to Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) proposals for housing water standards

The AECB’s long-standing criticism of the Part L and Code for Sustainable Homes’ system for achieving water savings has at last borne fruit, and for » Read More

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    Document : AECB response to Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) proposals for housing water standards (879 KB)

Don’t Let Them Put Our Enviornmental Standards on the Red Tape Bonfire!

The Department of Communities and Local Government has published proposals to slash the options for housing construction standards to be set above and beyond the » Read More

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    Document : Don't Let Them Put Our Enviornmental Standards on the Red Tape Bonfire! (217 KB)

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We must change our disgraceful approach to build quality – or wave goodbye to energy savings

Three years of experience with thermographic imaging and airtesting on all kinds of buildings have led AECB member Paul Buckingham to the depressing conclusion that » Read More

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    Document : We must change our disgraceful approach to build quality – or wave goodbye to energy savings (1 MB)

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CLP Volume 1 : Introduction to the CarbonLite Programme

The CarbonLite Programme is a step-by-step guide to creating and using buildings with low energy use and CO2 emissions. It is aimed at clients, developers, » Read More

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    Document : CLP Volume 1 : Introduction to the CarbonLite Programme (910 KB)

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CLP Volume 2 : Principles and Methodologies

Calculating and minimising heat loss and CO2 emissions from buildings.

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    Document : CLP Volume 2: Principles and Methodologies (360 KB)

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CLP Volume 4 : Design Guidance Silver Standard

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Electricity demand reduction consultation: AECB response to DECC

AECB has drawn on member views and on Less is More to respond to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on this crucial » Read More

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