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Research into the capital costs of Passivhaus new build housing

Research into the capital costs of Passivhaus new build housing

A report on cost comparisons for new build Passivhaus social housing projects, written by Jane Barnes of AECOM, is now available.

27th February 2015

UEA Enterprise Centre adorned in thatch.

UEA Enterprise Centre adorned in thatch.

The Enterprise Centre is beginning to get a bristly coat of thatch and utilises locally sourced low embodied carbon materials to meet the Passivhaus Standard.

26th February 2015

CREST Passive Pavilion completes

CREST Passive Pavilion completes

The £1.5M Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies (CREST) has completed.

25th February 2015

The importance of Certification

The importance of Certification

Associate Director Kym Mead voices his opinion on how crucial certification is to Passivhaus quality assurance and eliminating the performance gap.

24th February 2015

Get involved in Passivhaus research & events 2015

Get involved in Passivhaus research & events 2015

The Trust is continuously developing new guides, papers, events and projects to fulfil the ever-growing demand to reach a thorough understanding of the Passivhaus Standard in the UK. Learn how to get involved.

23rd February 2015

PHT members are winners at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015

PHT members are winners at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015

Patron member, Aecom, and Standard member, Beverley Clifton Morris (BCM), take home Building Services Consultancy of the Year for the second consectutive year at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2015.

16th February 2015

Paper Igloo talk Passivhaus on BBC Radio Scotland

Paper Igloo talk Passivhaus on BBC Radio Scotland

Catch Paper Igloo discuss the benefits of Passivhaus on BBC Radio Scotland for a limited time only.

13th February 2015

1st Passivhaus home in Cambridge gets certification

1st Passivhaus home in Cambridge gets certification

PHT member Integrity Buildings Ltd stake claim to the first Passivhaus in Cambridge with a detached home recently being certified.

10th February 2015

120 Pasisvhaus homes unveiled as part of Generation Park Norwich

120 Pasisvhaus homes unveiled as part of Generation Park Norwich

£325 million project features 120 Passivhaus homes as part of sustainable energy development in the city of Norwich

6th February 2015

Broadstone Holt Passivhaus wins planning permission

Broadstone Holt Passivhaus wins planning permission

The new development, Broadstone Holt, was granted permission under paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on the basis that the scheme is truly outstanding and an environmental and design exemplar.

5th February 2015

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