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UK Passivhaus Conference 2021: Delivering Net Zero through Passivhaus

Date: 25 November & 02 December 2021 Time: 14:00 - 17:15 (two consecutive Thursday afternoons)
Location: Online Cost: PHT member: £50+VAT, Non-member: £100+VAT, Public Sector clients: Free

2021 UK Passivhaus Conference: Delivering net-zero through Passivhaus

This winter the 2021 UK Passivhaus Conference, sponsored by lead sponsors ATTMA, Faithful + Gould, Passivhaus Homes, and public sector sponsor Kier Group, is dedicated to exploring the latest best practice & cutting edge research developments. The online event will take place immediately after COP26 on 25 November & 02 December. [Get the dates in your diary!] After exploring the bigger picture of the climate emergency in Glasgow, we shall be driving down into the technical & practical aspects of putting net-zero pledges into action. 

Join us online for two Thursday afternoons to discover the realities of delivering Passivhaus. 


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Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at those interested in designing & delivering Passivhaus projects. The event will have a focus on advanced technical issues:

  • All practitioners at the forefront of delivering Passivhaus in the UK & abroad.

  • All construction and built environment disciplines ranging from architects, engineers, energy managers, consultants, contractors, clients, and researchers.

  • Clients who are looking for actionable solutions to meet their climate action & net-zero declarations. Institutions & Local Authorities interested in procuring Passivhaus.

As the Standard emerges from niche boundaries, many in the building sector are turning to Passivhaus for tackling the climate emergency head-on. In the run-up to COP26, the Trust shall be partnering with several events highlighting the vital role of energy efficiency via the latest Passivhaus developments. Those looking for more introductory information should keep an eye on our event listings for more.


Outline programme


25 November : How to deliver

02 December : Technical & Futures

14.00 - 15.30


How to deliver new build: Scale-up projects

  • Why Passivhaus is the route to zero-carbon

  • Large scale private housing

  • Developer-led housing

  • Large-scale non-domestic


This session is sponsored by Isoquick.

Detailed technical

  • Passivhaus Ventilation for Covid-19

  • Choosing a low carbon heating system for Passivhaus 

  • Watts wrong with 15kWh/m2.a - a peak load approach

  • Lightning introduction to Steel Frame and Passivhaus 


15.30 - 15.45



15.45 - 17.15

How to deliver retrofit: Scale-up projects

  • The role of Passivhaus in net-zero retrofit
  • Whole-estate net-zero strategy & the role of EnerPHit
  • Design & delivery details

  • EnerPHit-inspired retrofit strategy for a non-domestic estate.

This session is sponsored by Greengauge

Passivhaus futures: Scaling up challenges

  • Costs & value - panel

  • Technical & training challenges - panel

  • Developing a UK supply chain - panel



NB: Draft programme subject to changes.

For the latest detailed programme, including speakers, case studies & session sponsors, please visit the UK Passivhaus Conference website.




Full Conference
(2 days)

Single day

PHT member



Public Sector Clients*

£50+VAT  Free

£25+VAT  Free

Members of partner organisations**



General admission



* Limited number of complimentary tickets available thanks to sponsorship from Kier. To claim your promo code, please email

** Members of partner organisations: Good Homes Alliance, Alliance for Sustainable Building Products, Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance, Building Performance Network, Association for Environment Conscious Building, UK Indoor Environments Group. 



Please use the online booking form to secure your place.

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Conference Sponsors

Thanks to all our conference sponsors  Final sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 UK Passivhaus Conference are available. To discuss opportunities please email: 


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