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Passivhaus Trust at Ecobuild 2013!

Passivhaus Trust at Ecobuild 2013!

A round up of what we are up to at Ecobuild this year.

28th February 2013

Regeneration Film Festival at Ecobuild to feature Passivhaus films

Regeneration Film Festival at Ecobuild to feature Passivhaus films

The festival comprises a selection of archive and new films on the broad theme of regeneration including films on Denby Dale and Living in a Passivhaus.

28th February 2013

Passive House+ magazine to launch first UK edition

Passive House+ magazine to launch first UK edition

The publishers of Irish sustainable building magazine Construct Ireland are re-branding their magazine as Passive House Plus and bringing it to the UK.

27th February 2013

Trust to participate in Green Sky Thinking Week 15-19 April

Trust to participate in Green Sky Thinking Week 15-19 April

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

20th February 2013

St Mary's homes in Oldham receives Passivhaus certification

St Mary's homes in Oldham receives Passivhaus certification

Two homes part of a £15 million social housing scheme in Oldham have achieved Passivhaus accreditation. It is estimated that the three-bedroom homes are so well-insulated and ventilated that they should cost residents just £70 a year to heat.

18th February 2013

Wolfgang Feist- UK could overtake Germany in Passivhaus uptake

Wolfgang Feist- UK could overtake Germany in Passivhaus uptake

Prof Feist was in the UK recently to receive his RIBA Honorary Fellowship award and visited

15th February 2013

Denby Dale Passivhaus featured in the Guardian

Denby Dale Passivhaus featured in the Guardian

The Guardian reported that the Denby Dale Passivhaus has only one radiator, two towel rails and an annual heating bill of just £120, but is cosy all year round.

11th February 2013

Trust Chief Executive Jon Bootland featured in Financial Times

Trust Chief Executive Jon Bootland featured in Financial Times

Jon Bootland tells FT how the UK could see a huge growth in the numbers of buildings built to the Passivhaus standard.

8th February 2013

Bushbury Hill Primary School wins CIBSE Building Performance Award

Bushbury Hill Primary School wins CIBSE Building Performance Award

Bushbury Hill Primary School by Architype Architects has won the 'New Build Project of the Year (Value up to £5 million)' at the CIBSE Awards this year.

6th February 2013

John Barnham- Passivhaus can work for social housing

John Barnham- Passivhaus can work for social housing

Orbit's findings at Sampson Close, Coventry provide strong evidence that Passivhaus does work - providing low cost (affordable) housing to occupiers.

4th February 2013

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