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UK Passivhaus Awards: Last Chance to Enter

UK Passivhaus Awards: Last Chance to Enter

The race is on to enter the 2016 UK Passivhaus Awards. Submission deadline closes on the 9th May.

29th April 2016

25 years later - Passivhaus still performs

25 years later - Passivhaus still performs

This year the Passivhaus Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary, and examined the performance of the first built Passivhaus prototype.

26th April 2016

Rectory Cottage receives EnerPHit certification

Rectory Cottage receives EnerPHit certification

EnerPHit certification has recently been awarded to Rectory Cottage, a refurbished stone-built cottage located in Powys, Wales.

25th April 2016

Passivhaus aspirations for Wereham Village Hall

Passivhaus aspirations for Wereham Village Hall

Proposals for Wereham Village Hall, located in a conservation area, has won planning approval and are aiming for Passivhaus.

21st April 2016

Certified Component Database

Certified Component Database

Whether you need something in particular, or are just browsing, the Passivhaus Institutes new component database, makes searching for certified products a great starting point.

20th April 2016

53 Passivhaus homes given green light for Exeter's Extra Care scheme

53 Passivhaus homes given green light for Exeter's Extra Care scheme

St Loyes Extra Care Scheme for Exeter City Council, has recently been granted planning permission. The housing for the over 60's is aiming for Passivhaus.

18th April 2016

First certified Passivhaus homes in Lake District help combat affordable housing shortage

First certified Passivhaus homes in Lake District help combat affordable housing shortage

The Witherslack Community Land Trust in collaboration with Eco Arc Architects have built two affordable certified Passivhaus dwellings for local families in need of housing in rural Cumbria.

15th April 2016

Register for the right to build

Register for the right to build

The Trust encourage anyone interested in building their own home, regardless of whether it aspires to meet Passivhaus or not, to register their self-build interest with their local authority.

13th April 2016

Bristol convinced by benefits of building to Passivhaus

Bristol convinced by benefits of building to Passivhaus

Bristol City Council are building a number of new Passivhaus homes on brownfield sites throughout the city. The aim is to reduce bills for future tenants by using a "fabric first" approach with excellent thermal insulation.

12th April 2016

UK Passivhaus Awards: 1 month to enter

UK Passivhaus Awards: 1 month to enter

Only 4 weeks remain to submit your Passivhaus schemes to the 2016 UK Passivhaus Awards.

11th April 2016

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