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AECB Conferences added to list of PHI accredited events

We are pleased to let you know that our 2013 and 2014 Annual Conferences have been added to the list of PHI (Passive House Institute) accredited events. Attendance at these conferences will earn 16 credit points. Click here to see AECB accredited events with the PHI.  

Posted in AECB general news on March 27th, 2018

Welcome to our new members!

See who has recently joined us:   Craig, Herefordshire Craig says: I am a Part II Architectural Designer working in a combined Architecture & Planning Practice in Poole. Currently the job-runner for a Certified Passivhaus in North Dorset, which is on-site at the moment and due to be finished in May 2018. Hands-on work on a Passivhaus has reawoken my passion for environmentally conscious building, and I’m looking to expand my knowledge and expertise. I’m currently studying for the final Part III qualification to become an Architect next year, and I’m considering undertaking the Certified Passivhaus Designer Couse in 2018 as well! » Read More

Posted in AECB general news on December 10th, 2017

Future Designers: Passivhaus Winners

The Passivhaus Student Competition, sponsored by Tarmac, aims to empower the next generation of architects and engineers to adopt the Passivhaus Standard The competition focussed on energy efficiency, eliminating the performance gap and occupant health & wellbeing – all of which are rising up UK construction agenda. The competition equips students with Passivhaus knowledge and offers an opportunity to implement Passivhaus methodology on their proposals, allowing them to address these factors at the start of the design process rather than as sustainable bolt-on. Six projects were awarded the prize, coming from University of Bath, Nottingham, Oxford Brookes, Sheffield and The » Read More

Posted in AECB general news, AECB Latest News, AECB Member News on August 1st, 2017

Free entry to Grand Designs Live for AECB Members

This year Grand Designs Live takes an even more sustainable approach as it heads to Birmingham, 11-13 October Every year, Kevin McCloud’s Green Heroes celebrates the best conceptual and eco-friendly construction ideas. Kevin chooses his top 10 heroes from small-scale start-ups to big businesses setting a green example for the rest of the industry and each of their products will be on display at the show. It’s the perfect place to find inspiration for your own self-build plans and eco developments. At the last show in London earlier this year they carried out a press morning where several experts, some » Read More

Posted in AECB general news, AECB Latest News, AECB Member News on July 31st, 2017

Come along to a FREE SuperHomes Open house event

To celebrate turning 10, SuperHomes is revitalising grassroots renovation with a record number of FREE Open House events This year marks the 10th year of SuperHomes, the innovative and multi-award winning national network of over 200 homes which have all reduced their carbon footprint by a minimum of 60% and AECB is delighted to support them and announce that there’s a record 100 free Open House events occurring across all parts of UK. Since 2007 SuperHomes has been at the forefront of domestic eco-retrofit and the network continues to lead the way in carbon conscious renovation. To date, 222 homeowners » Read More

Posted in AECB general news, AECB Latest News on July 31st, 2017

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