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Retrofit: How low to go? The jury says

Retrofit: How low to go? The jury says

On 29th January the Trust held a Christmas cracker of an event, jointly with the AECB, debating how far to go with Retrofit projects covering views from the Passivhaus evangelist to the non-believers and everything in-between. Here is a quick summary of the debate.

30th January 2015

Fareham Borough Council has high hopes for Passivhaus Solutions

Fareham Borough Council has high hopes for Passivhaus Solutions

A block of 6 terraced new build Passivhaus homes will provide precedence for future affordable housing rentals says Fareham Borough Council.

28th January 2015

13 Passivhaus homes in Crawley await planning approval

13 Passivhaus homes in Crawley await planning approval

Accredited Passivhaus Design have submitted 13 Passivhaus dwellings for planning approval in Crawley. These seven houses and six flats will be amongst the first housing built by Crawley Borough Council in the last 30 years.

27th January 2015

Parliament Hill School awaits planning approval for Passivhaus development

Parliament Hill School awaits planning approval for Passivhaus development

The London Borough of Camden is no stranger to Passivhaus developments, and is currently consulting upon a planning application for Parliament Hill Secondary School, aiming for the Standard.

26th January 2015

London EnerPHit rentals available soon

London EnerPHit rentals available soon

Grosvenor aims to help tenants get more comfort and more health benefits from their central London homes by providing 3 to 5 EnerPHit rentals every year.

21st January 2015

First UK Passivhaus Record and Archive Centre completes in Hereford

First UK Passivhaus Record and Archive Centre completes in Hereford

Patron members Architype have completed the first UK Archive building in Hereford which aims for Passivhaus certification.

20th January 2015

14 new Passivhaus homes planned in Norwich

14 new Passivhaus homes planned in Norwich

PHT Patron members NPS work with Broadland District Council to deliver a residential Passivhaus development in Hellesdon, Norwich.

19th January 2015

Research project on comparative costs of building Passivhaus in the UK

Research project on comparative costs of building Passivhaus in the UK

A research project examines the costs of building homes to the Passivhaus standard in the UK in order to determine its economic viability to help meet government carbon emission targets by 2050. compared to current UK housing standards.

16th January 2015

Passivhaus features in shortlists for Housing Innovation Awards 2015

Passivhaus features in shortlists for Housing Innovation Awards 2015

Greenhauses Passivhaus scheme, and Beattie Passive Build system become finalists in the 2015 Housing Innovation Awards.

15th January 2015

Eco Design Consultants begin London Passivhaus retrofit under Permitted Development

Eco Design Consultants begin London Passivhaus retrofit under Permitted Development

PHT member Ecodesign Consultants have split their planning applications for a London Passivhaus into piecemeal approvals to create cost savings and planning precedence.

13th January 2015

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