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Passivhaus social housing: Cost research

Passivhaus social housing: Cost research

The Trust are currently updating research into capital costs and operational costs of Passivhaus social housing schemes, and has provided a brief note on our interim findings.

29th June 2017

New airtightness testing standard for Passivhaus buildings

New airtightness testing standard for Passivhaus buildings

The Passivhaus Trust and ATTMA are collaborating to create a new TSL4 airtightness testing standard for Passivhaus and Low-Energy buildings.

28th June 2017

Verlands Road receives Passivhaus certification

Verlands Road receives Passivhaus certification

Designed by PHT member Sarah Small Architects, the contemporary new build home accommodates 6 people and received Passivhaus certification in March 2017.

23rd June 2017

Bicester Eco Business Centre aims for Passivhaus Plus

Bicester Eco Business Centre aims for Passivhaus Plus

Bicester Eco Business Centre, designed by PHT Patron Architype, aims to become the UK's first certified Passivhaus Plus commercial building.

22nd June 2017

Passivhaus Trust win Ashden Award

Passivhaus Trust win Ashden Award

The Passivhaus Trust is blazing a trail for the Passivhaus design standard in the UK, providing advice, training, conferences and quality control to architects, engineers, suppliers and builders across the UK. Winning a 2017 Ashden Award for Sustainable Buildings is a big win for the whole UK Passivhaus community.

16th June 2017

John Gilbert Architects develop 'Passivhoos' housing system specifically for Scottish needs

John Gilbert Architects develop 'Passivhoos' housing system specifically for Scottish needs

Passivhoos is a new service providing affordable, social housing in Scotland that meets Passivhaus Standard.

13th June 2017

2017 Passivhaus Summer Site Visits

2017 Passivhaus Summer Site Visits

Call for participants. Involved with, or occupy a Passivhaus, and proud? We are looking for Passivhaus projects to open their doors this summer.

26th May 2017

Lottery funded Community Centre aims for Passivhaus

Lottery funded Community Centre aims for Passivhaus

An isolated rural village in Garway, Herefordshire had broken ground on a much-needed modern Community Centre that is aiming for Passivhaus Standard. All thanks to Big Lottery funding.

22nd May 2017

2017 Summer OpenHaus Series

2017 Summer OpenHaus Series

The best way to learn about a Passivhaus is from first hand experience. This summer the Trust would like to help host as many Passivhaus site visits as possible.

22nd May 2017

Students visit Agar Grove Passivhaus Estate Regeneration

Students visit Agar Grove Passivhaus Estate Regeneration

Participants of the Passivhaus Student Competition, sponsored by Tarmac, took the opportunity to visit a large scale residential development aiming for Passivhaus standard in Camden, London.

20th May 2017

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