Passivhaus Affiliate

About Passivhaus Trust

The Passivhaus Trust is the UK affliate of the International Passivhaus Association. The Trust is an independent, non-profit organisation that provides leadership in the UK for the adoption of the Passivhaus standard and methodology. Its aim is to promote the principles of Passivhaus as a highly effective way of reducing energy use and carbon emissions from buildings in the UK, as well as providing high standards of comfort and building health.


Passivhaus is the leading international low energy design standard. With over 20,000 buildings completed to this standard across Europe, it offers a robust, proven and cost-effective method to help the UK achieve its challenging carbon reduction targets for the built environment sector.

 Chris Herring, Chair, Passivhaus Trust

The aims of the Passivhaus Trust are to:


Download a presentation on Passivhaus and an overview of the Passivhaus Trust here.