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Materials for Architecture returns in London from 25th – 26th April 2018

The construction industry is fast evolving to extraordinary lengths and materials are at the forefront of the movement. Tougher, lighter, healthier, and more sustainable – Materials for Architecture explores the latest products and applications for the built environment. Visit www.materialsforarchitecture.com to find out more and register free to attend Materials for Architecture 2018 at the ILEC Conference Centre, London from 25-26 of April.  

Posted in General News on February 5th, 2018

Free Passivhaus and retrofit talks!

Open days to be held throughout 2018 in West Yorkshire. AECB members and Passivhaus experts Green Building Store are running a series of open days throughout 2018 at its Huddersfield, West Yorkshire base. The Open Days offer a chance to find out more about Passivhaus and low energy construction and retrofit at a series of talks. There will also be a chance to ask questions about your project and look around Green Building Store’s showroom, featuring triple glazed timber windows/ doors as well as MVHR heat recovery ventilation systems. The first dates planned for 2018 are Saturday 24 March and » Read More

Posted in General News on December 12th, 2017

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018: Products, People, Planet

AECB members qualify for Partner rate, and also receive a 10% early bird discount until 31st December. Date: Wednesday 14th February 2018 Time: 9:00 – 17:00, followed by drinks and networking until 19:00 Location: UCL Roberts Building, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE Tickets: From £150+VAT for UKIEG members (10% early bird discount until 31st Dec 2017) Booking: Visit asbp.org.uk/healthybuildingsexpo18/tickets to book. Summary: Buildings can be conceived and delivered in new ways that enhance the mental and physical health of occupants. The ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018 once again brings together leaders in the construction and healthcare industries to » Read More

Posted in General News on December 12th, 2017

Natural Fibre Insulation CPDs: special rate for AECB Members

Natural insulation products and systems are beginning to move from the margins of UK construction into more widespread use. But what are the benefits? The ASBP has developed an introductory CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market. You will gain an understanding of designing with natural fibre insulation, health, safety and sustainability aspects and how natural fibre insulation can greatly enhance the performance of buildings. Attendees should leave the event with a greater ability to successfully design and specify natural » Read More

Posted in General News on September 12th, 2017

Learn to navigate the construction industry with Carbon Co-op’s Retrofit training

Planning energy efficiency works? Learn to navigate the construction industry BOOK NOW Routes to Retrofit Oct 2017 AECB Member, Carbon co-op are offering training which aims to support homeowners who want to retrofit navigate their way through the construction industry. The course, taught by experienced industry professionals, supports you to navigate the construction industry, make the most out of your budget, learn to be a discerning customer and how to be a good client. For more information on the programme, take a look at Carbon Co-op’s website here.

Posted in General News on September 7th, 2017

UK Passivhaus Conference, London 2017

The conference will focus on the future of the Passivhaus movment in the UK. Head along to London on 24th October in to discover what the experts think about this topic, along with talks on the latest exciting Passivhaus developments and research. There is also still time to enter the competition to win some free wall space in the exhibition hall of the UK Passivhaus Conference.This opportunity is only open to complete and certified Passivhaus projects. They can be of any scale, location or typology, although, we are particularly looking for projects that will appeal to social housing providers, local » Read More

Posted in AECB Latest News, AECB Member News, General News on August 3rd, 2017

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Natural Fibre Insulation CPDs in London.

Discounted rate for AECB members! Dates: September 19th, October 26th, November 23rd Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: The Foundry, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London, N1 7RU Natural insulation products and systems are beginning to move from the margins of UK construction into more widespread use. But what are the benefits? The ASBP has developed an introductory CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market. You will gain an understanding of designing with natural fibre insulation, health, safety and sustainability aspects » Read More

Posted in General News on August 1st, 2017

Good Homes Alliance event 6th July in Sheffield- new homes and our health

AECB members qualify for discounted partner rate The UK built environment is well placed to deliver solutions that benefit our health and well-being, but experience suggests that there are a number of problems regarding the understanding and delivery of these outcomes This event explores both the technical problems and solutions and should contain essential knowledge for developers, designers and constructors. Read more and book here.

Posted in General News on June 20th, 2017

Free retrofit coordinator training in Wales.

Funding available for training in Cardiff thanks to Construction Wales Innovation Centre. Our partner organisation, Osmosis are delighted to advise that the Retrofit Academy’s renowned Retrofit Coordinator Diploma is running in Cardiff this summer – and eligible organisations can attend absolutely free. This is thanks to funding from the Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC). It is a six-day course, totalling 48 hours of expert-led learning focused on delivering high quality retrofit projects. The course has been attended by hundreds of built environment and housing professionals since 2014, and usually costs £2000 plus VAT.  For full information about the course, please » Read More

Posted in General News on June 15th, 2017

Passivhaus workshop at National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon

Friday 14th July.  10am – 2pm. Event by Beattie Passive & Partners. Download flyer

Posted in General News on June 14th, 2017

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