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2019 Passivhaus Student Competition Winners

2019 Passivhaus Student Competition Winners

Striving to get sustainability taught as standard rather than a specialism, The Passivhaus Student competition, sponsored by Tarmac, is now in its 4th year. And the 2019 winners are….

1st July 2019

Goldsmith Street delivers economies of scale

Goldsmith Street delivers economies of scale

The Goldsmith Street development for Norwich City Council, consists of 93 Passivhaus homes that are 100% social housing, and have recently achieved certification.

20th June 2019

Passivhaus precedent aims for sheds of joy

Passivhaus precedent aims for sheds of joy

Currently in the early phases of construction, Knockboy Barn is aiming for Passivhaus certification and will be a new-build residential dwelling on a rural site in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

10th June 2019

Passive Preservation

Passive Preservation

Following lessons learned from the successful Passivhaus certified Hereford Archive and Records Centre, PHT members Architype and Elemental Solutions have completed a new Passivhaus archive facility for the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in Duxford.

5th June 2019

Mixing the old and the new

Mixing the old and the new

PHT members Green Building Store, Elemental Solutions, Alan Clarke and Mike Whitfield Construction, have completed a newly certified Passivhaus, Ty Casim, and it's a perfect example of mixing the traditional with the modern.

1st June 2019

Cardiff Passifhaus Social provides food for thought

Cardiff Passifhaus Social provides food for thought

Earlier this month the Trust were in Cardiff delivering another sold-out event, aimed at social housing providers, and launching a new guidance booklet.

28th May 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

The UK Passivhaus Open Days runs in conjunction with the International event. See a diverse range of projects from those under construction to ones well-lived in and tested. Book your place to visit now!

21st May 2019

Climate action begins at home

Climate action begins at home

PHT member Tate Harmer has delivered a newly certified project, Kintyre Passivhaus, in Hertfordshire.

18th May 2019

2019 International Passivhaus Conference: Achieve Better Buildings

2019 International Passivhaus Conference: Achieve Better Buildings

The Trust's Chair, Chris Herring, shares his highlights from the International Passivhaus Conference in Heidelberg, the doppelganger of the big event later this year to be held in Gaobeidian, China in October.

8th May 2019

Industry framework for net zero carbon buildings

Industry framework for net zero carbon buildings

The Trust are one of several Task Group Supporters who participate in informing the development of UKGBC's framework for net zero carbon buildings. Passivhaus offers a robust solution to getting to zero carbon targets.

2nd May 2019