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Ditchingham Passivhaus receives Passivhaus certification

Ditchingham Passivhaus receives Passivhaus certification

BRE have announced the certification of the Ditchingham Passivhaus scheme. The team will be presented their certificate by Prof. Wolfgang Feist on 5th February in Norfolk.

31st January 2013

Mechanical services engineer vacancy at WARM

Mechanical services engineer vacancy at WARM

WARM: Low energy building practice are looking for a mechanical building services engineer to join their team in Plymouth.

31st January 2013

PHT Technical Panel Meeting

PHT Technical Panel Meeting

The Trust held its first Technical Panel meeting of the year on the 28th of January at Coventry University's London Campus.

29th January 2013

Trust to support Green Sky Thinking Week - 15th to 19th April 2013

Trust to support Green Sky Thinking Week - 15th to 19th April 2013

Green Sky Thinking Week is a London-wide programme for built environment and property professionals highlighting new thinking and best practice in how to 'design in' sustainability.

25th January 2013

Trust to support Climate Week - 4th to 10th March 2013

Trust to support Climate Week - 4th to 10th March 2013

The Trust will yet again be supporting Climate Week- Britain's Biggest Climate Change Campaign which takes place from 4th to 10th March 2013.

23rd January 2013

Comfort conditions of Mayville Community Centre compared with those of 2 uninsulated flats on the adjacent estate

Comfort conditions of Mayville Community Centre compared with those of 2 uninsulated flats on the adjacent estate

Bere Architects have conducted a study to compare the comfort conditions inside the unheated Mayville Community Centre- a Certified Passivhaus, with conditions in two heated, un-insulated post war flats on the adjacent Mayville Estate.

18th January 2013

Wolfgang Feist to visit UK to receive RIBA Honorary Fellowship

Wolfgang Feist to visit UK to receive RIBA Honorary Fellowship

The founder of Passivhaus- the world's leading low energy building standard, Prof. Wolfgang Feist will be awarded a RIBA Honorary fellowship for his contribution to sustainable architecture through his work on Passivhaus, at a highly prestigious event to be held at RIBA, London on 6th February 2013.

15th January 2013

Socio-political-economic factors hindering the rise of Passivhaus in the UK

Socio-political-economic factors hindering the rise of Passivhaus in the UK

'Lessons from Germany's Passivhaus', a report published by the NHBC Foundation, examines the political, economic and social drivers, as well as the general attitudes, that have helped or hindered the uptake of Passivhaus in Germany and how it compares to the UK.

11th January 2013

Trust to conduct MVHR Masterclass with ventilation experts Alan Clarke and Andrew Farr

Trust to conduct MVHR Masterclass with ventilation experts Alan Clarke and Andrew Farr

When designing to Passivhaus standard, Mechanical Ventilation Systems with Heat Recovery (MVHR) are essential to achieve the required performance levels by providing fresh air supply with minimal heat-loss.

4th January 2013

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