Latest news from the Passivhaus Trust.
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
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
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
The Trust are currently in the midst of working on a new guidance document intended as an introduction highlighting the key technical aspects of how to build a Passivhaus.
3rd March 2015
A report on cost comparisons for new build Passivhaus social housing projects, written by Jane Barnes of AECOM, is now available.