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

The AECB gives its support for the Aldous Bill

March 29, 2018

Cash retentions in the construction industry The AECB are supporting this important piece of legislation. On 24 October, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy began a consultation, which ended on the 18th January, on the practice of cash retentions in the construction industry. » Read More

The AECB Building Standard agreed for homes in Lavenham

March 27, 2018

We were pleased to hear that Parsons & Whittley Ltd and DCH Construction have just started working on a project for Hastoe Housing Association to deliver 18 affordable dwellings to the AECB Building Standard (previously known as Silver standard).  These will be built on a » Read More

Welcome to our new members!

March 25, 2018

See who has recently joined us;   Daniel Bland, Upland Architect, West Yorkshire Daniel says: “Working throughout the beautiful and diverse Upland Landscape as an Architect, I am passionate about the relevance of traditional buildings within the C21st and the positive contribution they can have » Read More

Webinar available to view – Double jeopardy – bats and modern roofing membranes.

March 16, 2018

Listen to Dr Stacey Waring as she discusses her research into the problems caused to bats and non-woven roofing membranes. Dr Stacey Dawn Waring has held a Class II Bat Licence (No. 2015-6768-CLS-CLS) for 6 years and is an Associate Member of CIEEM. She has » Read More

FREE taster lessons available from our CarbonLite retrofit course!

March 15, 2018

Register now to receive free course content. You can now book onto this online course at any time and work through the online reading and quizzes at a pace that works for you. It’s easy to register for free course content, just click the link » Read More

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