Benefits of AECB Membership for Architects / Designers / Consultants
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.
eight benefits you will appreciate
Gain the confidence to tackle UK Passivhaus projects
We will guide you through becoming a certified Passivhaus designer or consultant with our CarbonLite Training Programme which includes a wide range of training, tools and resource access.
Access our cutting edge retrofit training course
This online training course is the culmination of five years of AECB investment and research. Study at your own pace under the guidance of expert tutors.
Help with marketing your business
Enjoy a free listing in our highly searched Members Directory, Let others know about your company by introducing yourselves in our Newsletter or share your views with a Soapbox article!
Access tools, training and knowledge
Create high performance low-energy buildings in line with existing and future legislation covering both domestic and non-domestic buildings with our tools, training and knowledgebase.
Keep abreast of the latest in low energy building
Receive a full subscription to Passive House Plus Magazine including digital access providing you with exclusive image galleries of plans and construction details.
Self certify your projects
Self certify to AECB Silver Standard (PHPP1) in accordance with current Passivhaus methodology, designed to make explicit the project’s low energy design and to provide the consumer with a degree of protection under trading standards
Discounts on PHPP and DesignPH Software
Enjoy discounts on the software required to calculate energy use - Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)
Take the opportunity to hear from experts and share knowledge by interacting with other AECB members at our Conference and through local group events which range from talks, presentations, site visits or even a 'pedalhaus' cycle tour!
More ways AECB membership can help you
With our practical step-by-step guide for designing low energy, low C02 emissions domestic or non-domestic buildings you can create high performance buildings using widely available technology at little or no extra cost by building your projects to the AECB Silver Standard. Self certify and share your project on the Low Energy Building Database. Prioritise hot water savings too with access to our Water Standards.
Keep abreast of the latest in low energy building and more with a full subscription to Passive House Plus Magazine (published 6 times a year) including digital access providing you with exclusive image galleries of plans and construction details.
Gain the confidence to tackle UK Passivhaus projects as we guide you through becoming a certified Passivhaus Designer or Consultant with our CarbonLite Training Programme. Be confident to retrofit buildings to a high standard by participating in our online CarbonLite Retrofit Training Course.
Enjoy a free listing in our highly searched Members Directory and use our logo on your marketing materials to show your commitment to green building. Let others know about your company by introducing yourselves in our Newsletter, sharing your 'Member News' and perhaps by sharing your views with a 'Soapbox' article!
In addition to the benefits above you would also qualify for discounts on products and services. If you join as a Company, all employees are members and we will be pleased to provide additional log ins as required to ensure everyone has full 'Member only' access to our website including our technical forum, Library of Documents and Resources and Knowledgebase. We do hope to welcome you as a new member!
If you are a Passivhaus Trust member you qualify for a 20% reduction on your joining fee.