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December 2011

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The Passive House Night

The Passive House Night

Date: 8th December 2011 Time: 18:00 to 20:30
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £20 + VAT (15% discount for PHT members)

This two hour event includes a short introduction to the Passivhaus standard and an overview of all concepts & criteria.


The Passivhaus Standard Demystified

The Passivhaus Standard Demystified

Date: 8th December 2011 Time: TBC
Location: Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge Cost: £75 for non-members, £70 for PHT members

A one day conference introducing the Passivhaus Standard to planning officers, building control, architects, and contractors, focussing on the planning, policy, and aesthetic issues.


Retrofit Event- Beyond the Green Deal: Refurbishment to exemplary low-energy standards

Retrofit Event- Beyond the Green Deal: Refurbishment to exemplary low-energy standards

Date: 5th December 2011 Time: 14:00 to 21:00
Location: The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE Cost: Free to PHT & GHA members; £100 + VAT for non members

This event will explore the issue of delivering low energy housing in reality - which is central to the approaches of both the Passivhaus Trust and the Good Homes Alliance (GHA) - both through theory and practical examples. The event will be followed by the GHA annual debate and Christmas drinks.


November 2011

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Rushlight Built Environment Briefing: Sustainable New Homes

Rushlight Built Environment Briefing: Sustainable New Homes

Date: 23rd November 2011 Time: 5.30pm - 9.00pm
Location: 10 Queen Street Place, London EC4R 1BE Cost: £35 + VAT for non-members, Discounted rate for PHT members

The next Rushlight Built Environment Briefing supported by the Passivhaus Trust will be focused on the latest Sustainable New Homes.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 16th - 25th November 2011 Time: Distance Learning and 7 training days split over two weeks
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £2,250+VAT for non-members, £2000+VAT for PHT Members

The Certified European Passivhaus Designer (CEPH) qualification provides candidates with all of the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver domestic buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This CEPH training course is conducted by the BRE.


One day Understanding Passivhaus Course

One day Understanding Passivhaus Course

Date: 16th November 2011 Time: All day
Location: Kingston Cost: £295+VAT for non-members, £265.50+VAT for PHT members

This introductory Passivhaus course will give you a clear understanding of the design priniciples, drivers and outcomes and will help you to incorporate passivhaus in your developments.


UK Passivhaus Open Days 2011- Registration

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2011- Registration

Date: 11th - 13th November Time: Various
Location: All over the UK Cost: FREE

The UK Passivhaus Open Days has been organised in conjunction with The International Passive House Days set up by the International Passive House Association (iPHA).


UK Passivhaus Open Days 2011- Projects

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2011- Projects

Date: 11th - 13th November Time: Various
Location: All over the UK Cost: FREE

The UK Passivhaus Open Days has been organised in conjunction with The International Passive House Days set up by the International Passive House Association (iPHA).


Zero Carbon Homes:  Designing to meet current and proposed energy standards

Zero Carbon Homes: Designing to meet current and proposed energy standards

Date: 3rd November 2011 Time: 13:00 arrival for a 13:15 start. 17:00 finish
Location: The Building Centre, Store St, London WC1E 7BT Cost: £55 + VAT

The course provides guidance on how to design zero carbon homes in concrete and masonry.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: One Day Course Time: 3rd November 2011
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £350+VAT, 10% discount for PHT members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


October 2011

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Cost effective Passivhaus

Cost effective Passivhaus

Date: 26th October 2011 Time: 6:30pm
Location: Architype, Upper Twyford Barn, HR2 8AD Cost: FREE

Hereford Regional meeting for Passivhaus Trust Members and friends


UK Passivhaus Conference 2011

UK Passivhaus Conference 2011

Date: 24th & 25th October 2011 Time: All day
Location: Barbican, London Cost: £195+VAT (1 day), £330+VAT (2days),£175+VAT(1day) for PHT members,£300+VAT(2days) for PHT members

The 2011 two day UK Passivhaus Conference offers a comprehensive review of the uptake of Passivhaus in the UK covering the standard, its suitability in the UK, leading edge case studies and practical delivery of the first Passivhaus projects in the UK. The conference is being organised by the Passivhaus Trust and the BRE, together with their supporting partners and affiliates.


The Passivhaus Standard in affordable housing

The Passivhaus Standard in affordable housing

Date: 18th October 2011 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Location: Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge Cost: £40

A one day conference introducing the Passivhaus Standard to social housing providers, local authoriFes, contractors and designers. To be held in a completed Passivhaus at Hadlow College.


Building a Passivhaus using standard UK building techniques

Building a Passivhaus using standard UK building techniques

Date: 3rd October 2011 Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: Green Building Company/ Store offices; near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and Denby Dale Cost: £295+VAT for non-members, £265.50 +VAT for PHT members

Green Building Store's construction division Green Building Company will be offering a further one-day intensive course on the Passivhaus construction techniques used at UK projects such as the Denby Dale Passivhaus.


September 2011

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Passive House Night

Passive House Night

Date: 28th September 2011 Time: 1800 - 2000
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £20 + VAT (15% discount for PHT members)

A short introduction to the Passive House Standard. with an overview of all concepts and criteria.


Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 21st to 30th September Time: Distance Learning and 7 training days split over two weeks
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £2,250+VAT for non-members, £2,000+VAT for PHT Members

The Certified European Passivhaus Designer (CEPH) qualification provides candidates with all of the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver domestic buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This CEPH training course is conducted by the BRE.


Introduction to Passive House Standard

Introduction to Passive House Standard

Date: 21st September 2011 Time: 0930 - 1630
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £180 + VAT (15% discount for PHT members)

A one day seminar by the Scottish Passive House Centre will cover the Passive House concept, dispel the myths surrounding passive House and impart their experiences of passive House in Scotland and the rest of the UK so far.


AECB 2011 Annual Conference

AECB 2011 Annual Conference

Date: 16th & 17th September 2011 Time: 2 Days
Location: University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus Cost: £200 + VAT, AECB Members only

This year's AECB members' conference on 'Retrofit: Moving in and Moving on' will be held at the award winning University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus on Friday 16th & Saturday 17th September 2011.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 16th September 2011 Time: All day
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £350+VAT, 10% discount for PHT members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


Passivhaus site visit: Oakmeadow Primary School

Passivhaus site visit: Oakmeadow Primary School

Date: 9th September Time: 12:30-15:00
Location: Wolverhampton Cost: FREE

Designing and constructing Oakmeadow Primary school to Passivhaus within a standard budget and no extra funding has been a huge challenge, but has been achieved. Key factors that have helped this to be achieved will be described in more detail on the visit.


Wimbish Passivhaus FREE monthly visitor experience

Wimbish Passivhaus FREE monthly visitor experience

Date: Monthly, from 6 September 2011 Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Wimbish, Essex Cost: FREE

This monthly visitor experience hosted by Founder members Hastoe Housing Association offers housing, sustainability and construction professionals the opportunity to see and learn about the first accredited affordable rural Passivhaus development in the UK.


CarbonLite Passivhaus Designer Course & Exam

CarbonLite Passivhaus Designer Course & Exam

Date: September, October 2011 Time: All day
Location: London & Bristol Cost: £2349 +VAT for non-members; £1999 +VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

AECB CarbonLite is offering a Passive House Designer programme specifically for the UK. The first courses will be running in September 2011 and delivered by UK professionals with Passivhaus experience.


August 2011

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Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

Date: 24th & 25th August 2011 Time: 2 Days
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £295 (+VAT) for non-members, 15% discount for PHT members

This 2-day workshop is tailored for architects and consultants who would like to get to know the Passive House Planning Package and for Certified Passive House Designers, who would like to refresh their knowledge or get help with current projects.


Introduction To Passive House Standard

Introduction To Passive House Standard

Date: 17th August 2011 Time: 9:30am-4:30 pm
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £180.00 (+VAT) for non-members, 15% discount for PHT members

This one day seminar organised by the Scottish Passive House Centre will cover the Passivhaus concept, the mythns surrounding Passivhaus and their experiences in Passivhaus so far.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 5th August 2011 Time: All day
Location: BRE, Watford Cost: £350+VAT, 10% discount for PHT members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


July 2011

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Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 26th July 2011 Time: All day
Location: James Watt Conference Centre, East Kilbride Cost: £350+VAT, 10% discount for PHT members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


West Midlands Sustainable Built Environment Forum

West Midlands Sustainable Built Environment Forum

Date: 14th July 2011 Time: 10:00 - 1:00
Location: West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence, Birmingham Cost: FREE

Jonathan Hines, Architype and Matt Wisdom, Thomas Vale will be talking about how they have applied the Passivhaus standard to non-domestic projects.


Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 13th - 22nd July 2011 Time: Distance Learning and 7 training days split over two weeks
Location: BRE, Watford Cost: £2,250+VAT for non-members, £2000+VAT for Passivhaus Trust Members

The Certified European Passivhaus Designer (CEPH) qualification provides candidates with all of the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver domestic buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This CEPH training course is conducted by the BRE.


Passivhaus Trust 1st Anniversary Event

Passivhaus Trust 1st Anniversary Event

Date: 5th Juy 2011 Time: 14:45 - 20:00
Location: Residence of the Austrian Ambassador, Belgrave Square, London Cost: FREE for PHT members, £120+VAT for non-members

An afternoon seminar exploring the state of play of Passivhaus in the UK, followed by an evening drinks and networking jamboree.


June 2011

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Passivhaus site visits with the AECB

Passivhaus site visits with the AECB

Date: 14th May 2011, 24th June 2011 Time: Various
Location: Disability Essex and Highwood Village Hall, Essex Cost: FREE

The Passivhaus Trust is pleased to collaborate with the AECB on Passivhaus site visits to Disability Essex and Highwood Village Hall.


Achieving PassivHaus standards - existing stock and new build

Achieving PassivHaus standards - existing stock and new build

Date: 23rd June 2011 Time: 10:30-11:15
Location: The Ideas Exchange Seminars, CIH Conference 2011Harrogate Cost: FREE

Mark Elton of ECD Architects will be talking about 'Why Passivhaus is different?'


2 Day PHPP Workshop

2 Day PHPP Workshop

Date: 22nd-23rd June Time: 9:00am-16:30pm
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth, Fife Cost: £295+VAT for non-members, £147.50 +VAT with funding, 15% discount for Passivhaus Trust members

This 2-day workshop is tailored for architects and consultants who would like to get to know the Passive House Planning Package and for Certified Passive House Designers, who would like to refresh their knowledge or get help with current projects.


Passivhaus site visit: Gentoo Racecourse Development

Passivhaus site visit: Gentoo Racecourse Development

Date: 16th June 2011 Time: 13:30-16:30
Location: Houghton-le-Spring, Durham Cost: £25 + VAT for Passivhaus Trust members, £50 + VAT to non-members

This site visit organised by the Good Homes Alliance, provides a unique opportunity to view the Gentoo Racecourse Passivhaus development at an exciting stage in construction, and to hear from the experts about the benefits and challenges of design and construction of a development to Passivhaus standard.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 10th June 2011 Time: All day
Location: BRE Watford Cost: £350+VAT for non-members, £315+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


One day Understanding Passivhaus Course

One day Understanding Passivhaus Course

Date: 1st June 2011 Time: All day
Location: Kingston Cost: £295+VAT for non-members, £265.50+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This introductory Passivhaus course is developed and delivered by Sustainable Homes with Certified Passivhaus Designers.


May 2011

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15th International Passive House Conference 2011

15th International Passive House Conference 2011

Date: 27th-28th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Innsbruck, Austria Cost: Early booking rate (by 1 April 2011): 490 Euros, Regular rate 595 Euros ; Passivhaus Members discount 30 Euros

The annual International Passive House conference organised by the Passivhaus Institute will include an exhibition area of Passivhaus products and is followed by a day of excursions to Passivhaus projects.


Factfinding Tour to Austria: Passivhaus concepts put into practice

Factfinding Tour to Austria: Passivhaus concepts put into practice

Date: 26th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Innsbruck, Austria Cost: Sponsored tour limited to 10 PHT members

A tour of Passivhaus projects in Innsbruck, Austria, to discover recent developments in Passivhaus and an opportunity to meet some of Austria's most innovative players in the low energy building sector


The role of Passivhaus Homes in a Low Carbon Future

The role of Passivhaus Homes in a Low Carbon Future

Date: 24th May 2011 Time: Half Day
Location: Milton Keynes Cost: £60 + VAT

A half day event at The National Energy Centre, Milton Keynes, introducing Passivhaus standards and how they fit with other regulatory frameworks for both new build and refurbishment.


Certified European Passive House Designer Training course and Exam

Certified European Passive House Designer Training course and Exam

Date: Module 1 - 16th to 20th May 2011, Module 2 30th May to 3rd June 2011, Exam - 11th June 2011 Time: See event page for more details
Location: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Cost: £1650 for complete training course and £280 for exam (+VAT), Special discount of £150 available for PHT members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde, this is an Intensive Training Course and Exam providing Knowledge and Assessment for Accreditation as Certified European Passive House Designer


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 12th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Cardiff Cost: £350+VAT for non-members, £315+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


Thermal Bridging

Thermal Bridging

Date: 12th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Westbourne Grove, London Cost: £299+VAT for non-members, £249+VAT for Passivhaus Trust Members

This course will teach you how to calculate and minimise the effects of Thermal Bridging in low energy building design.


Using PHPP to Design Low Energy Buildings

Using PHPP to Design Low Energy Buildings

Date: 10th May 2011 - 11th May 2011 Time: 2 day course
Location: Westbourne Grove, London Cost: £599+VAT for non-members, £499 +VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This 2 day course is for those that would like to learn how to collate data from drawings and enter into the PHPP software.


Passivhaus for Schools: Exhibition

Passivhaus for Schools: Exhibition

Date: 10th May to 12th June 2011 Time: Ongoing exhibition
Location: Shop Gallery, The Architecture Centre, Bristol Cost: FREE

This exhibition looks at how Passivhaus principles can be applied to school buildings


Understanding the Passivhaus Standard, Principles and Methodologies

Understanding the Passivhaus Standard, Principles and Methodologies

Date: 9th May 2011 Time: All day
Location: Westbourne Grove, London Cost: £299 for non-members, £249 for Passivhaus Trust members

If you are new to Passivhaus, and want to learn more from industry experts, this is a 1 day workshop that will give you a good general understanding of Passivhaus Low Energy Building Standard.


Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Certified European Passivhaus Designer Training

Date: 4th-13th May 2011 Time: Distance Learning and 7 training days split over two weeks
Location: BRE, Garston Cost: £2,250+VAT for non-members, £2000+VAT for Passivhaus Trust Members

The Certified European Passivhaus Designer (CEPH) qualification provides candidates with all of the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver domestic buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This CEPH training course is conducted by the BRE.


April 2011

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Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop

Date: 15th April 2011 Time:
Location: BRE Garston Cost: £350+VAT for non-members, £315+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This introductory course and workshop run by BRE is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard.


Passive House Window Technology Workshop

Passive House Window Technology Workshop

Date: 14th April 2011 Time:
Location: Scottish Passive House Centre, Rosyth Cost: £180+VAT for non-members, £153+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

This seminar will give you the knowledge on what to look for to ensure you choose the best manufacturers to supply you with the right product suitable for your future projects.


Low Carbon 4 Real plus Feedback and Monitoring: Closing the performance gap

Low Carbon 4 Real plus Feedback and Monitoring: Closing the performance gap

Date: 14th April 2011 Time:
Location: UCL, London Cost: £180+VAT for non-members, £100+VAT for Passivhaus Trust members

The Good Homes Alliance (GHA) are holding a one day conference on how to close the performance gap between the design and built stage through testing, monitoring and post occupancy evaluation. There will also be an exhibition on monitoring products and kits.


Building a Passivhaus using standard UK building techniques

Building a Passivhaus using standard UK building techniques

Date: 4th APril 2011 Time:
Location: Green Building Store's HQ in Huddersfield West Yorkshire Cost: £295 (+VAT) for non-members / £265.50 (+VAT) for PHT members

Green Building Store's construction division Green Building Company is running an intensive one day Passivhaus training event.


March 2011

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Passivhaus Training course

Passivhaus Training course

Date: 16th March 2011 Time:
Location: Glasgow Cost: £295 (+VAT) for non-members / £265.50 (+VAT) for Passivhaus Trust members

The course developed by Sustainable Homes gives an introduction and overview of Passivhaus principles and includes practical examples of how they work with the Code for Sustainable Homes.


PassivHaus  20 Years of Experience in Very Low Energy Buildings

PassivHaus 20 Years of Experience in Very Low Energy Buildings

Date: 4th March 2011 Time:
Location: University of Cambridge Cost: FREE

Professor Wolfgang Feist, the founder and director of the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, will be presenting the experiences gained from projects and monitoring of passive house buildings over the last 20 years at the University of Cambridge.


Aligning Passivhaus Principles with Codes and Regulations

Aligning Passivhaus Principles with Codes and Regulations

Date: 2nd March 2011 Time:
Location: Ecobuild - ExCel, London Cost: FREE

This session at Ecobuild 2011 will explore how Passivhaus principles lie within existing regulations, codes and standards in the UK and how the principles can be applied in practice.


Passivhaus Principles in Refurbishment

Passivhaus Principles in Refurbishment

Date: 1st March 2011 Time:
Location: Ecobuild - Excel, London Cost: FREE

This session at Ecobuild will look at how Passivhaus can help with refurbishment in theory and in practice, shown by case studies.


February 2011

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AECB CarbonLite Passivhaus training courses

AECB CarbonLite Passivhaus training courses

Date: 7th February 2011 Time:
Location: London and Bristol Cost: Various

The AECB are running CarbonLite Passivhaus training courses in London & Bristol during February 2011.


January 2011

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Passivhaus: Principles and Examples

Passivhaus: Principles and Examples

Date: 18th Jan 2011 Time:
Location: Bath Cost: £50 + VAT

The Building Centre is organising a half day seminar that will look at the principles and performance standards of Passivhaus and give practical guidance on the requirements for certification.