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Passivhaus News

Ostro 'box in a box' receives Passivhaus certification

Ostro 'box in a box' receives Passivhaus certification

An ambitious self build house in Kippen, Scotland has become the first certified passivhaus in Stirlingshire, as well as achieving the Scottish Technical Standards Section 7: Sustainability Level - Gold.

24th September 2018

The power of policy

The power of policy

With great power comes great responsibility! The right policies can act as a seismic catalyst in shaping and effecting change.

21st September 2018

How can EPCs be better?

How can EPCs be better?

EPCs have been part of the regulatory landscape for the last ten years - they've evolved and improved over that time, but are they yet as useful and accurate as they could be? PHT members are invited to inform our response to BEIS's EPC consultation, running to the 19th October.

19th September 2018

A visit to Fishleys Passivhaus

A visit to Fishleys Passivhaus

Fishleys Passivhaus was opened for visitors on 15th September 2018 as part of the “re-energise” 2018 AECB convention.

17th September 2018

Passivhaus centre stage at the 2018 AECB Convention

Passivhaus centre stage at the 2018 AECB Convention

As well as being hosted at Garway Passivhaus Village Hall, this year's AECB convention treated visitors to several Passivhaus highlights, from local site visits to workshops by PHT members including Nick Grant and Alan Clarke, among others.

16th September 2018

Passivhaus at Graven Hill

Passivhaus at Graven Hill

The 1,900 home self-build development at Graven Hill in Oxfordshire is likely to contain the largest concentration of private Passivhaus dwellings in the country.

15th September 2018

Primrose Park claims UK's largest residential Passivhaus title

Primrose Park claims UK's largest residential Passivhaus title

Certification of the 72-home Primrose Park development in Plymouth makes it - for now - the largest Passivhaus residential scheme in the UK.

22nd August 2018

Tackling social housing stigma

Tackling social housing stigma

The recent social housing green paper aims to tackles the often-negative perceptions associated with it but fails to highlight the benefits of energy-efficient buildings.

20th August 2018

Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Congratulations to PHT members behind the projects shortlisted for the 2018 Inside Housing Development Awards, in the Best Residential Development, Best Affordable Housing Development and Best Approach to Modular Construction categories. 

20th August 2018

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

A £2m residential scheme, aiming for Passivhaus, has been handed over to residents in Much Wenlock. The 2 shared ownership and 10 homes for social rent will give occupants a healthy comfortable lifestyle with low bills. Certification is expected imminently.

14th August 2018

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