Sustainable Building Organisations, Associations and Governing Bodies

Sustainable Building Organisations, Associations and Governing Bodies
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The Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB)

The AECB is an association, which promotes sustainable building. This association includes builders, designers, manufacturers, architects, local authorities and housing associations. The aim of the AECB is to promote, develop and share best practice in environmentally conscious building. The AECB also delivers training to those in the sustainable building industry. This association is not an accredited body, but a network of companies and individuals with a common objective to promote sustainable building.

The AECB relies on membership subscriptions to fund core work. Due to financial independence, the AECB provides an independent voice to the industry when lobbying government and influencing agenda. The AECB offers a range of benefits for its members, in return for the vital financial help received from them. Members of the AECP can benefit from the following:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Regional group meetings
  • Green Building magazine
  • Discounted membership of Passivhaus Trust
  • Annual conference
  • Access to technical papers including the CarbonLite Programme
  • Listing of member products and services on the website
  • Discounts on CarbonLite training courses
  • Access to events and special offers
  • Discounts on products and services from other members
  • Numerous discounts and special offers for various products and services

More information can be found on the AECB website at

AECB Contact Details

PO Box 32
SA44 5ZA

Tel: 0845 456 9773

Membership & Admin

Website Queries

UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC)

The UK-GBC is a membership organisation, which campaigns for environmentally conscious building practices in government and the media. The UK-GBC also offers an online foundation course on sustainable building, designed for professionals working in the building sector.

Members of the UK-GBC may benefit from the following:

  • A voice to influence industry practice and government policy
  • Industry development updates
  • Access to events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Measurement & Reporting master class

Membership fees are based on annual turnover. More information can be found on the UK-GBC website at

UK-GBC Contact Details

The Building Centre
26 Store Street

Tel: 0207 580 0623

Press Enquiries & Out of Hours
Tel: 07772 228 737

Membership Enquiries

GreenSpec - The National Green Specification

GreenSpec is partnered with the Building Research Establishment (BRE). It is an online resource for those involved with environmentally conscious building methods and practices.

GreenSpec offers an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) service for manufacturers. The service offered includes a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), and this is based on data supplied by the manufacturer and others, if necessary. GreenSpec's EPD service also includes the preparation of an extensive report, which meets the ISO 14025 standard.

More information, as well as online contact forms, can be found on the GreenSpec website at

GreenSpec Contact Details

Alan Best - Product Addition
Tel: 07739 581 090