The AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) is a network of individuals and companies with a common aim of promoting sustainable building.
It brings together builders, architects, designers, manufacturers, students, educators, housing associations and local authorities, to develop, share and promote best practice in environmentally sustainable building. We pride ourselves on our independence, relevance and practicality.

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

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AECB – CALL TO ACTION!

December 11, 2017

Judicial review: taking the UK government to court for failing to set a safe climate target. PlanB, run by a former government lawyer, and supported by Sir David King, former UK chief government scientist and permanent Special Representative for Climate Change have launched a judicial » Read More

AECB National Conference

November 1, 2017

Last month the AECB were in London for the 2017 National Conference at the headquarters of the Institute of Engineering and Technology in Savoy Place. Almost 200 delegates and exhibitors were treated to exceptional early-autumn views of the Thames and central London and a day » Read More

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Congratulations to our latest CarbonLite retrofit graduates!

October 27, 2017

Three more AECB members successfully complete our course. Congratulations to Anna Lewis, Mischa Hewitt and Elaine Butterworth who recently received their certificates.  They are now eligible to be featured on our website in our dedicated ‘Graduates of AECB CarbonLite retrofit training’ area here. They will » Read More

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A community green deal?

October 19, 2017

Jonathan Atkinson reports on the positive results of a deep retrofit programme that might inform future government energy efficiency policy. At the 2015 AECB Conference in Sheffield, Jonathan Atkinson of Carbon Co-op and Marianne Heaslip of URBED reported on interim findings from our deep retrofit » Read More

Welcome to our new members!

October 19, 2017

Find out more about some of our new members below:   Milestone Design Ltd, West Yorkshire Julian Richards says: “Milestone Design Ltd is a family business set up in 1991 to supply and fit replacement unit doors for refurbishing of kitchens, something we have never » Read More

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