Passivhaus Affiliate

Passivhaus Social

Green Party Passivhaus flat pack for new housing

During 2016, the Trust held a number of events for leading-edge local authorities and housing associations who have adopted, or are considering adopting, the Passivhaus standard. The aim was to find out what they have tried to do and why. The videos below unearth how they’ve succeeded and identify potential common barriers that are stopping them adopting Passivhaus into their green agenda's.

The Trust have launched Passivhaus Social, a campaign that will focus on developing guidance for Local Authorities & Housing Associations. If you are an LA or HA and would like to be involved, or you would like to become a campaign partner, please email kirsten@passivhaustrust.org.uk to register interest.

Previously, the Trust also helped the Green Party to produce a flat pack campagin guide on Passivhaus Standards for new housing, with examples of negotiation tactics, draft letters, and other sources of information to help encourage Local Authorities to adopt the Passivhaus standard on their new homes.

 

Campaign partners

Airflow Baumit Green Building Store Kingspan

 

Phase 1 

The Trust are running a series of invite only events, free to local authorities and housing associations. Spaces are limited. Programmes for the events can be viewed below. Please email Kirsten@passivhaustrust.org.uk if you are interested in attending.

2 for 1 special offer for Local Authority & Housing Associations: UK Passivhaus Conference 2017 

Special offer

The 2017 UK Passivhaus Conference, to be held on the 24th October in London, will include several seminars targeted specifically to social housing providers and those working to design, develop and deliver these projects. Those working in local government or for housing associations, that are contemplating or in the process of implementing Passivhaus to their schemes, are eligible for a 2 for 1 discount ticket to the UK Passivhaus Conference.

If tickets are booked before the 31st August - they will also be eligible for the early bird rate and discounted a further 10%.

 

Videos

The adoption of Passivhaus within Norwich City Council: Ben Binns, Hamson Barron Smith

 

Encouraging local authorities to adopt Passivhaus: Andrew Cooper, Green Party

 

Procurement approaches: Emma Osmundsen, Exeter City Council

 

Costs and Value: John Lefever, Hastoe Housing

Presentations

Passivhaus Social - 12th July 2017, Bristol

 

Case studies

Knights Place, Gale & Snowden
Wimbish Passivhaus, Parsons + Whittley for Hastoe HA Burnham Overy Staithe Circle Housing, Rainham

Wilmcote House Step by Step Retrofit

Agar Grove - London Borough of Camden Passivhaus Public Pool - Exeter City Council
Cedar Street, Glasgow

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Further Information

Previous PHT story - Passivhaus gets political: At the core of the Green Party Manifesto: 16 April 2015 

Previous PHT story - Greens call for Passivhaus standards on council owned land: 28 July 2015

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