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Saint-Gobain unveil Multi-Comfort guide at Ecobuild

Saint-Gobain unveil Multi-Comfort guide at Ecobuild

Saint-Gobain released a new guide for their Multi-Comfort building concept at Ecobuild 2015.

31st March 2015

A taste of what to expect at the upcoming International Passivhaus Conference

A taste of what to expect at the upcoming International Passivhaus Conference

Details of new Passivhaus criteria will be elucidated on at the upcoming International Passivhaus Conference, now in its 19th year, held in Leipzig this April, along with honouring component award winners and a packed programme focusing on cost-efficiency.

31st March 2015

PHT Technical Working Groups

PHT Technical Working Groups

Following our Technical Panel meeting earlier this year at the South Bank University the Passivhaus Trust team, supported by our Patron members, agreed the technical issues that should form part of the PHT research programme for 2015.

31st March 2015

Steel Farm is the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland

Steel Farm is the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland

Steel Farm is the first Certified Passivhaus in Northumberland. Built using traditional construction technology it is located near Hexham in the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

30th March 2015

1st private rental EnerPHit in London certified

1st private rental EnerPHit in London certified

2 rental properties on Passmore street, Belgravia, have become the first EnerPHit homes available for private rental in London.

30th March 2015

Passivhaus Quality Assurance Explained

Passivhaus Quality Assurance Explained

The need for this Quality Assurance guide has arisen from the rapid growth of the Passivhaus Standard within the UK and the recognition that with the increased volume, scale and complexity of building projects, that it takes an increasingly well structured quality assurance system to maintain the required standards of design and construction.

27th March 2015

Build a Passivhaus out of straw!

Build a Passivhaus out of straw!

ModCell has partnered with the University of Bath and Progetic to get its strawbale/ timber build system accredited as the 1st stawbale certified component capable of meeting the Passivhaus Standard.

26th March 2015

2 Passivhaus schemes shortlist for the 2015 RIBA West Midlands Awards

2 Passivhaus schemes shortlist for the 2015 RIBA West Midlands Awards

Congratulations to PHT patron member Architype, and standard member Sjolander da Cruz Architects on making the shortlist of the RIBA West Midlands Awards.

10th March 2015

Free Download - How to Build a Passivhaus: Rules of Thumb

Free Download - How to Build a Passivhaus: Rules of Thumb

The Trust's newest guide - 'How to Build a Passivhaus: Rules of Thumb' highlights the key guidance, and dos and don'ts on how to successfully build a Passivhaus.

3rd March 2015

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