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Residents satisfied and comfortable one year on at Sampson Close

Residents satisfied and comfortable one year on at Sampson Close

In some cases residents are spending as little as £2 per week on heating bills.

30th April 2012

Judges for the UK Passivhaus Awards 2012 revealed

Judges for the UK Passivhaus Awards 2012 revealed

The judges have been selected on the basis of their knowledge and expertise of Passivhaus design and construction.

27th April 2012

Worldwide certification criteria for windows and glazings to be presented at the 16th International Passive House Conference

Worldwide certification criteria for windows and glazings to be presented at the 16th International Passive House Conference

Until recently, the criteria for these certificates were based on the Central European climate where the Passive House concept was developed.

27th April 2012

Passivhaus Trust at the 16th International Passive House Conference

Passivhaus Trust at the 16th International Passive House Conference

The Passivhaus Trust will be present at the 16th International Passive House Conference in Hannover and will be represented by Chris Herring, Nick Grant and Andy Simmonds.

26th April 2012

Passivhaus myth busting articles on issues of Indoor Air Qaulity & Ventilation & Summer Overheating

Passivhaus myth busting articles on issues of Indoor Air Qaulity & Ventilation & Summer Overheating

Trust members Mark Siddall and Justin Bere have recently posted Passivhaus myth busting articles an blogs on topics of Indoor Air Quality & Ventilation and Summer Overheating.

24th April 2012

Thomas Vale win 'Contractor of the Year' at the Building Awards

Thomas Vale win 'Contractor of the Year' at the Building Awards

Passivhaus Trust Founder Members Thomas Vale Construction were awarded 'Contractor of the Year (upto £ 300 million)' at the Building Awards 2012 last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

19th April 2012

Call for Abstracts for UK Passivhaus Conference 2012

Call for Abstracts for UK Passivhaus Conference 2012

Abstract submissions are now sought from authors wishing to present Passivhaus related projects at the UK Passivhaus Conference at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham on the 7th and 8thNovember 2012. Deadline for submission: 31st May 2012.

17th April 2012

SPHC launch new series of Passivhaus short films

SPHC launch new series of Passivhaus short films

The SPHC have recently launched a series of short films on Passivhaus to introduce people to the Passivhaus standard and the work of the SPHC.

16th April 2012

Seymour-Smith Architects awarded Honourable mention at Bulgarian Passive House design competition

Seymour-Smith Architects awarded Honourable mention at Bulgarian Passive House design competition

The Passive House Bulgaria Competition set out to challenge the global architectural community to develop affordable, low energy, single-family houses.

16th April 2012

Melissa Taylor to speak at event on 'Passivhaus Standards with FRP Composite Materials'

Melissa Taylor to speak at event on 'Passivhaus Standards with FRP Composite Materials'

This event organised by Network Group of Composites in Construction and supported by Product Innovation in Architecture aims to look at how fibre reinforced polymer composite materials can offer solutions to the challenges posed by Passivhaus standards.

11th April 2012

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