Welcome to the AECB CarbonLite™ Training Centre
The AECB offers a number of courses and training routes for the buildings sector to upskill towards decarbonising buildings and heating, as part of efforts to meet zero carbon targets. We have well established courses in Retrofit training written by leading industry experts.
Much of the course content supports the AECB CarbonLite™ Building Standard and Retrofit Standards which are invaluable in creating and retrofitting low-carbon, low energy buildings. Suitable for professionals and enthusiasts alike, our on-line self-directed courses have been welcoming students for many years.
Please view our courses below and click on the links for more in-depth information.
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AECB CarbonLite™ Retrofit Foundation course
Our most popular course and the first step in learning about Retrofit.
35 PHI credits are awarded.
Understanding Building Physics
This course aims to make daunting concepts more palatable, provide methods of critical thinking that can be applied to design and empower those working in the built environment, breaking down the barriers created by a lack of knowledge and confidence about building physics.
CPD Cert. Building Energy Modelling Using PHPP
Run in conjunction with Technological University Dublin.
Learn the role of PHPP in building design.
50 PHI credits are awarded.
FREE taster course - Introduction to retrofit
The AECB has worked in conjunction with BE-ST (Built Environment - Smarter Transformation) to develop a free introductory online retrofit course.
This course is ready to access on the BE-ST learning Hub. To access the course please search the catalogue for the course title which is "Developing a Net-Zero Built Environment". (You will also need to create a free account on the site to take the course.)
The course is a self-directed one with tests at the end of each chapter. The material is a combination of slides and video exclusively developed by the AECB.