The AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) is a network of individuals and companies with a common aim of promoting sustainable building.
We bring together contractors, trades people, self builders, architects, designers, engineers, manufacturers, housing associations, local authorities and academics to develop, share and promote green building best practice.

Why become an AECB Member?

Read how we help people just like you

Architects / Designers / Consultants

Promote your services, access cutting edge training and keep up to speed with the latest research
Keep up to date with the tools and knowledge to design and certify low energy buildings through a unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities as well as receiving help with marketing your business.

Builders

Skill up your business for sustainable construction projects and access networking opportunities
Discover the latest tools and knowledge to support tenders and construction of Passivhaus and low energy buildings through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities. Access help with marketing your business to environment conscious clients and our network of sustainable building organisations and professionals.

Manufacturer/Supplier

Promote your products and services and keep up to date with the latest research
We can help you spread the word about your products and services and offer informal networking opportunities amongst our members of sustainable building professionals and organisations, as well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest research and resources on sustainability and green building.

Housing Association/Local Authority/Other Organisation

Access training, technical resources and the latest cutting edge research to support your own projects
Keep up to date with the tools and knowledge to design, build and certify low energy buildings through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities.

Educational Establishment

Contribute to and learn from our cutting edge research and training and gain access our knowledge base
Contribute to and learn from our cutting edge research and training and gain access our knowledge base
Join us and all your students become members too which means that they can also benefit from discounted training courses and have full member access to our resourcesin order to keep updated with the latest low energy and green building research and technical information from leading practitioners and experts in the field.

Self Builder

Get help with your project, drawing on our technical knowledge base and training
Get help with your project, drawing on our technical knowledge base and training
Access the tools and knowledge to design and certify your low energy building project, through our unique combination of research materials, technical data, training programmes, discussion forums and networking opportunities.

Student/Researcher

Access our technical resources, training and expertise to support your studies and research
Access our technical resources, training and expertise to support your studies and research
Complement your studies and research with our varied resources and networking opportunities. Use our unique resources to keep up-to-date with knowledge about low energy and green building and take opportunities to interact and share knowledge with other members. Let your educational establishment know about us – if they join, all students are automatically members!
Not listed above? Membership is sure to benefit you, find out more

Testimonials for AECB membership

Self-builder
"We have now completed our new build, having very much valued the help received from AECB in establishing the energy standards that we’ve incorporated into our new home."

Roger, Self Builder, Wales

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architect/designer/consultant
"The AECB offers me a true insight into what does and doesn’t work in low impact/low carbon building methods.  The sharing of knowledge, very freely, is a key to the AECB’s success and attraction to me as a member."

Derek, Wiltshire

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architect/designer/consultant
"Membership allows us to connect with an extensive range of key organisations & individuals, whilst accessing the latest news & ideas on sustainable design principles. As Passivhaus accredited designers, the information and best practice shared, means we stay up to date with the latest developments and innovations in the industry."

Simon at Cundall, London

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Latest News from the AECB

Sustainable architecture news, articles and opinion from the AECB team and expert contributors

Homes built to AECB Building Standard

Residents in Essex will benefit from homes built to the AECB Building Standard (formerly known as Silver standard).

February 6, 2018

Housing scheme ensures sustainable and comfortable homes by adopting the AECB Building Standard AECB member and Director at Parsons + Whittley Architects, Chris Parsons, tells us about their involvement in a recently completed housing scheme where all homes were built to the AECB Building Standard (formerly known » Read More

Become a Certified Passivhaus Designer!

February 6, 2018

Find out training dates in 2018 and what delegates had to say about the latest course in London Learn about the fundamentals, science, building services and construction methods needed to achieve Passivhaus. Also, find out how use the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP), and a revision » Read More

Welcome to our new members!

February 5, 2018

See who has recently joined us;   Paul Forrester, Staffordshire Paul says: “Joining the AECB is a way to support my ambition of doing my own low energy retrofit project one day, giving me the chance to meet and interact with like-minded people and experts, » Read More

New community area on our website is now live!

January 16, 2018

See how our members contribute to the green building community We have been exploring how we can feature the diversity of our membership whilst bringing to the forefront some of our smaller and more innovative company members offering sustainable products or services which are not » Read More

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The Farmer Review

January 15, 2018

Tom Jarman considers the Farmer Review after its publication in 2016, and asks why it is different this time and what can be done to tackle whole life costing and construction productivity. Modernise or die – how do we improve productivity and quality in construction? » Read More

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