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Darren leads Dorset AECB

Published On: 1st Apr 2020

The AECB ( Association for Environment Conscious Building) has appointed Darren Johnson, Managing Director of Air Craft, as its Dorset Group Leader. The Association’s mission is to work with members to inspire, develop and share sustainable building practice.

To help achieve this goal within the area, the Dorset Group meets monthly. “We bring together contractors, trades, architects, self-builders, designers, engineers, manufacturers, housing associations, local authorities and individuals to promote sustainable, building best practice. We are continually increasing and sharing our knowledge of how to apply environmentally conscious building design,’ says Darren.

During his tenure as Group Leader, Darren will be arranging visits to manufacturers and building developments to illustrate how new product technology can be specified successfully for energy efficient, low carbon residential and commercial building projects. There will also be product training, networking opportunities and guest speaker events.

Darren’s technical knowledge is highly regarded and he began his career in aerospace engineering. For the last 15 years he had been involved in the design and installation of renewables based HVAC systems and indoor air comfort solutions. He has worked closely with all sectors of the industry and is a regular editorial contributor in the trade media. Darren also regularly presents CPD courses and participates in industry conferences, seminars and exhibitions.

As Founder and Managing Director of Air Craft Limited, Darren works regularly on projects that apply sustainable, low carbon building services design. A member of both CIBSE and the Ground Source Hat Pump Association, Air Craft’s business activities are based at the National Self-Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon on Stand 73.
” I look forward to leading the AECB’s Dorset and Wiltshire Group. I believe that in the region there is so much we can achieve together to get across the message that environmentally conscious building practice can and must be applied right now in all areas of the built environment, ” says Darren. For more information, contact or visit