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Call for Award entries now open!

Call for Award entries now open!

All you need to know about the hotly anticipated return of the UK Passivhaus Awards which are now open for entries.

18th February 2021

Competition: Explain Passivhaus

Competition: Explain Passivhaus

Could you be a winner? This competition seeks simple explanations using everyday household objects to describe how a Passivhaus building works.

15th February 2021

Passivhaus ambitions progress in the city of York

Passivhaus ambitions progress in the city of York

The City of York Council and PHT member Mikhail Riches pave the way in delivering a city-wide Passivhaus housing programme, drawing inspiration from of the award-winning Goldsmith Street social housing scheme.

27th January 2021

Cambridge becoming Passivhaus student digs hotspot

Cambridge becoming Passivhaus student digs hotspot

Fast becoming a hotspot for Passivhaus student accommodation - Lucy Cavendish College adds to a growing number of developments underway in Cambridge.

25th January 2021

Is this the future of health centre design?

Is this the future of health centre design?

The pandemic is forcing us to evaluate our indoor living & working spaces. The design of healthcare buildings is more pertinent than ever. Could modern methods of construction (MMC) enable us to create healthy, hygienic, and high-performance spaces at speed and scale?

21st January 2021

New Forest EnerPHit achieves certification

New Forest EnerPHit achieves certification

No stranger to Passivhaus self-builds, PHT member Ruth Butler Architects demonstrates you need not sacrifice your much-loved home for modern levels of comfort with EnerPHit.

19th January 2021

PHT Welcomes a New Team Member

PHT Welcomes a New Team Member

We are delighted to welcome Beth Blomfield to the Passivhaus Trust marketing team as a Marketing and Events Assistant.

14th January 2021

10 years of Passivhaus: Beauty far from skin deep

10 years of Passivhaus: Beauty far from skin deep

At the close of the tenth anniversary of the Passivhaus Trust in 2020, and gearing up for the hotly anticipated UK Passivhaus Awards shortlist for 2021, we have called upon Passivhaus experts to reveal their favourite projects from the past decade.

7th January 2021

2021: Ones to watch

2021: Ones to watch

COP26, an explosion of Council-led Passivhaus developments at scale, a UK 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, and more. The UK Passivhaus Community has achieved much in the past 10 years - but there is much work to be done in the next decade as we cautiously transition out of the pandemic. Check out our top picks as we move into 2021.

14th December 2020

A Healthy & Green Future

A Healthy & Green Future

Digest all that occurred at the first virtual UK Passivhaus Conference with a quick summary from PHT Chair Chris Herring. If you missed the live online events, all 4 afternoon sessions have been recorded and are available to delegates. Tickets are still available to access all conference recordings.

12th December 2020