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August 2018

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Around the Houses

Around the Houses

Date: 5 August 2018 Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Campsie Fells Cost: £20 - £40 (plus booking fees)

A testing 60km cycling sportive in support of the Architects Benevolent Society and Shelter Scotland. PHT member, Paper Igloo's Ostro Passivhaus in Kippen features, offering participants a unique opportunity to learn about this exemplar low-energy home whilst enjoying a hot brew and some home baking.


July 2018

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Camden Mews Passivhaus (Part 1)

Camden Mews Passivhaus (Part 1)

Date: 25 July 2018 Time: 14:00-18:30
Location: Camden Mews, Camden London, NW1 Cost: PHT members: 10% off £65-£99

Site visit to a new build 2-bedroom urban infill project aiming for Passivhaus certification, including half-day seminar.


Learn onsite from a Passivhaus Plus in construction

Learn onsite from a Passivhaus Plus in construction

Date: 19 July 2018 Time: 12:30 - 15:00
Location: London Road, Hackbridge, Sutton, SM6 7AX Cost: £88.14 - £171.60

UK Green Building Council offers the opportunity to visit and learn from the first Passivhaus Plus school project in the UK, the Harris Academy, currently under construction.


Green Building Store Passivhaus Open Days

Green Building Store Passivhaus Open Days

Date: Saturday 14 July Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: Bolster Moor, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Cost: Free - booking essential

Find out about Passivhaus and low energy construction and retrofit from the Green Building Store team, and visit their showrooms.


Passivhaus Trust's 8th Anniversary Celebration

Passivhaus Trust's 8th Anniversary Celebration

Date: 4 July 2018 Time: 17.00
Location: Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, Mayville Estate, London, N16 8NA Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Join us and celebrate the Trust's 8th anniversary with a drinks reception in a Passivhaus!


June 2018

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MASTERCLASS: Design Optimisation

MASTERCLASS: Design Optimisation

Date: 27 June 2018 Time: 10:30 - 17:00
Location: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street London W1W 7NY Cost: £150 for PHT members, £220 for non-members

Join Nick Grant of Elemental Solutions and Sally Godber of WARM: Low Energy Building Practice to learn about how to optimise for cost via good design.


Wereham Passivhaus Village Hall

Wereham Passivhaus Village Hall

Date: 22 June 2018 Time: 15:00
Location: Church Road, Wereham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 9AP Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Wereham Passivhaus Village Hall achieved completion on 22 May 2018 and is expecting certification imminently. PHT member Parsons + Whittley will be hosting a visit.


Camden Mews Passivhaus

Camden Mews Passivhaus

Date: 21 June 2018 Time: 14.00 - 18.30
Location: Camden Mews, Camden London, NW1 Cost: PHT members:10% off £65-£99

Site visit to a new build 2-bedroom urban infill project aiming for Passivhaus certification. Currently being constructed in the rear garden of an existing property.


Sustainable Construction on York Central

Sustainable Construction on York Central

Date: 13 June 2018 Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: York Explore Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

How can development on York Central reach the highest standards of sustainable construction? This workshop event includes a presentation by Phil Bixby of Constructive Individuals exploring how Passivhaus can deliver low-carbon, comfortable living.


UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2018

UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2018

Date: 8-10 June Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Nationwide Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Visit a Passivhaus in the summertime, when the weather is fine!


Passivhaus in a working laboratory

Passivhaus in a working laboratory

Date: 7 June 2018 Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: RAD Building, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2TU Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This event will use the RAD Building at the University of Nottingham to demonstrate the effective delivery of a Passivhaus project, featuring presentations from the architects, the construction company and end users.


May 2018

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Passivhaus Social: Glasgow

Passivhaus Social: Glasgow

Date: 29 May 2018 Time: 13.45 - 18.30
Location: Strathclyde Suite, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Cost: Free to attend for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Passivhaus Trust members. Non-PHT members £30+VAT

Developing Passivhaus for affordable housing and public buildings - A free event for leading-edge local authorities and housing associations who have adopted, or are considering adopting, the Passivhaus standard.


Lawford Road EnerPHit

Lawford Road EnerPHit

Date: 17 May 2018 Time: 16.00 - 18.00
Location: Lawford Road Kentish Town London, NW5 Cost: PHT members: 10% off £19-£35

A 4 bedroom semi-detached house being retrofit to EnerPHit standard. An independent timber frame is being constructed within the existing property.


Goldsmith Street, Norwich

Goldsmith Street, Norwich

Date: 16 May 2018 Time: 15:00 - 17:30
Location: Goldsmith Street, Norwich Cost: £35 | PHT members 10% off

An opportunity to visit Goldsmith Street, Norwich, which is aiming to become the largest 100% Certified Passivhaus scheme in the UK to date, for Norwich City Council.


Good Practice in Delivering Passivhaus - Case Studies from the Region

Good Practice in Delivering Passivhaus - Case Studies from the Region

Date: 10 May 2018 Time: 09.30 - 16.00
Location: Norwich City Hall, St Peters Street, Norwich NR2 1NH Cost: £55 + VAT for PHT, RIBA, RTPI members; £65 + VAT

This conference organised by the RTPI will be invaluable to planners and architects' understanding of Passivhaus design principles and their application in an increasing number of residential developments. Case studies from a range of award-winning schemes will illustrate and guide good practice. There will also be an opportunity to visit a current development near the city centre.


It's All in the Detail: Achieving the Passivhaus Standard

It's All in the Detail: Achieving the Passivhaus Standard

Date: 9 May 2018 Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: UCL G01, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0NN Cost: Free | booking essential

The CIBSE Young Energy Performance Group invite you to an evening of interactive discussions and presentations on the inaugural night of their 2018 Carbon Bite Nights series. This event provides a short introduction to the Passivhaus standard with a close look at two recently completed case studies, both of which won the CIBSE Building Performance Award in 2018.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Date: 8 May 2018 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre Cost: £2400 +VAT for AECB/Passivhaus Trust members

AECB CarbonLite courses offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, on a course uniquely tailored to the UK and showcasing UK building examples. This course also features a number of site visits to exciting Passivhaus projects, with the opportunity to meet the occupants and designers.


Certified Passive House Tradesperson - Building Envelope (PHA)

Certified Passive House Tradesperson - Building Envelope (PHA)

Date: 8-9 May 2018 (workshop); 25 May 2018 (exam) Time: 08.30 - 17.00
Location: CDETB (formerly FÁS) training centre, Poppintree Industrial Estate, Jamestown Road, Finglas Village, Dublin 11 Cost: EUR 299 (VAT exempt) + EUR 200 (VAT exempt) optional exam fee

This course is aimed at building contractors working on building envelopes as well as designers and consultants looking to learn the practical skills required for building to the Passive House standard.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Putting Passivhaus into Practice

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Putting Passivhaus into Practice

Date: 2 May 2018 Time: 14.00 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: Individual session - £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, All four sessions - £400 exc. VAT for PHT members

The Green Register and AECB CarbonLite are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions in London on the Passivhaus principles.


April 2018

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Certified Passive House Consultant & Designer (PHA)

Certified Passive House Consultant & Designer (PHA)

Date: 30 April, 1-4 May (course); 8 June (exam) Time: 08.30 - 17.00
Location: Sheldon Park Hotel, 131 Kylemore Road, Inchicore, Dublin 12 Cost: course fee: EUR 999 (VAT exempt); exam fee: EUR 300 (VAT exempt)

Passive House Academy (PHA) is one of the leading training providers globally in Passive House, offering a wide range of internationally accredited programs on both sides of the Atlantic. This course is aimed at all Building Professionals, including Architects and Mechanical, Civil, Structural and Electrical Engineers, Contractors and Builders.


MASTERCLASS: High-Rise Passivhaus

MASTERCLASS: High-Rise Passivhaus

Date: 27 April 2018 Time: 10:30 - 17:00
Location: Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Visitor Centre, 95 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7NY Cost: £150 for PHT members, £220 for non-members

Join Passivhaus experts Tomas O'Leary and Jessica Grove-Smith for a Masterclass on high-rise Passivhaus projects, referencing recently completed multi-storey developments in Vienna, New York and Bilbao.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Date: 25 April 2018 Time: 14.00 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: Individual session - £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, All four sessions - £400 exc. VAT for PHT members

The Green Register and AECB CarbonLite are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions in London on the Passivhaus principles.


Airtightness training for Passivhaus Contractors

Airtightness training for Passivhaus Contractors

Date: 25-27 April 2018 Time: Over 3 days
Location: Ruswil, Switzerland Cost: £160 including travel from UK, food & accommodation (Includes transfer from Zurich Airport to Ruswil)

Join SIGA at their Academy in Lucerne, Switzerland for an airtightness workshop delivered by their experienced engineers


Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre behind the scenes tour

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre behind the scenes tour

Date: 20 April 2018 Time: 14.00 - 15.30
Location: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre Fir Tree Lane, Hereford HR2 6LA Cost: £6

A behind the scenes tour of the country's first Passivhaus archive. Find out what makes this environmentally friendly building so special and be introduced to some of the interesting local collections held within it.


Training for Passivhaus Window Installers

Training for Passivhaus Window Installers

Date: 16-18 April 2018 Time: Over 3 days
Location: Ruswil, Switzerland Cost: £160 including travel from UK, food & accommodation (Includes transfer from Zurich Airport to Ruswil)

Join SIGA at their Academy in Lucerne, Switzerland for a window installation workshop delivered by their experienced engineers


Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 9 - 13 April 2018 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: BRE Scotland Cost: £1780 +VAT PHT members, £1930 +VAT non members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passive House Standard.


March 2018

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Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Date: 28 March 2018 Time: 14.00 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: Individual session - £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, All four sessions - £400 exc. VAT for PHT members

The Green Register and AECB CarbonLite are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions in London on the Passivhaus principles.


FREE Passivhaus & retrofit talks

FREE Passivhaus & retrofit talks

Date: 24 March 2018 Time: 10.30 - 16.00
Location: Green Building Store Heath House Mill, Heath House Lane Golcar Huddersfield HD7 4JW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Free introductory Passivhaus event


Pick and Mix: The best of Passivhaus

Pick and Mix: The best of Passivhaus

Date: 22 March 2018 Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Location: Crawley Town Football Club, Broadfield Stadium, Winfield Way, RH11 9RX Cost: £65+VAT

A RIBA South/ South East Passivhaus event held as a part of a series of 2018 Core CPD's


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Date: 21 March 2018 Time: 14.00 - 17.30
Location: Pollard Thomas Edwards, Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London, N1 8JX Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

The Green Register and AECB CarbonLite are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions in London on the Passivhaus principles.


Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Certified European Passive House Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 19 - 23 March 2018 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: BRE Wales Cost: £1780 +VAT PHT members, £1930 +VAT non members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passive House Standard.


Grosvenor Park EnerPHit

Grosvenor Park EnerPHit

Date: 15 March 2018 Time: 16.00 - 18.00
Location: Grosvenor Park, Kennington, London, SE5 Cost: £19-£35 PHT members - 10% off

This four bedroom terraced house in South London is being fully refurbished to meet the EnerPHit standard.


International Passivhaus Conference

International Passivhaus Conference

Date: 9-10 March 2018 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: Munich, Germany Cost: PHT members: 674.10 euro, Non members: 749 euro

The main topic of the 2 day conference, Passivhaus: it's worth it, puts a special focus on aligning economic viability with energy efficiency.


ecobuild 2018

ecobuild 2018

Date: 6 - 8 March 2018 Time: 3 consecutive days
Location: Excel, London Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

At ecobuild 2018, find the Passivhaus Trust and its members in the Sustainable Product Showcase alongside the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products.


Global Airtight Academy for Architects and Designers

Global Airtight Academy for Architects and Designers

Date: 6 - 8 March 2018 Time: All day
Location: Ruswil, Switzerland Cost: Free including food & accommodation (travel excluded)

Join SIGA at their Academy in Switzerland to find out how their products are manufactured and receive training on their application from experienced engineers.


February 2018

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Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training & Site Visits (AECB Carbonlite)

Date: 26 February 2018 Time: Over 2 non-consecutive weeks
Location: WARM offices and Sally Godber's Passivhaus home Cost: £2400 +VAT for AECB/Passivhaus Trust members

AECB CarbonLite courses offer the chance to gain the internationally recognised Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification, on a course uniquely tailored to the UK and showcasing UK building examples. This course also features a number of site visits to exciting Passivhaus projects, with the opportunity to meet the occupants and designers.


Nailsea Urban Infill Passivhaus

Nailsea Urban Infill Passivhaus

Date: 22 February 2018 Time: 13.45 - 16.00
Location: 108 Station Road, Nailsea, BS48 1TB Cost: PHT members: 10% off £19 - £35

Join Greenheart Sustainable Construction for a tour of their latest new build passivhaus project in Nailsea;a three bedroomed house on an urban infill site with a range of innovative features.


ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018

Date: 14 February 2018 Time: 9:00 - 17:00
Location: UCL Roberts Building, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE Cost: £150 +VAT for PHT members, £100 +VAT for ASBP members, £200 +VAT for general admittance

Buildings can be conceived and delivered in new ways that enhance the mental and physical health of occupants. The ASBP's Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2018 once again brings together leaders in the construction and healthcare industries to explore exciting opportunities for a healthier, low carbon built environment.


Kingsley Passivhaus Retrofit

Kingsley Passivhaus Retrofit

Date: 11 February 2018 Time: 16.00 onwards
Location: Kingsley Passivhaus, 91 Top Road, Kingsley, WA6 Cost: Free to attend

A must attend event for ambitious self-builders! Visit a retrofit that surpasses the EnerPHit standard, and is certified to meet full Passivhaus criteria.


Introduction to PHPP

Introduction to PHPP

Date: 5 February 2018 Time: 4 sessions over 8 weeks
Location: N/A - Online training Cost: PHT members 10% discount

In this online course, participants will learn how to use the PHPP for residential building design and certification.


January 2018

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New Year Debate: Are Passivhaus Buildings Healthy?

New Year Debate: Are Passivhaus Buildings Healthy?

Date: 31 January 2018 Time: 17:30 - 19:30
Location: Main Lecture Theatre, Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University, Keyworth Street, SE1 6NG Cost: PHT members - £20.00, Partners - £30.00, General admittance - £40.00

We hope you can join us for our annual New Year Debate & Celebration. The subject of this year's debate will be one of the hot topics in the construction industry - health and well-being.


Zero Carbon Yorkshire Meet-up

Zero Carbon Yorkshire Meet-up

Date: 15 January 2018 Time: 18.00 - 20.00
Location: CL104, Calverley Building, Leeds Beckett University City Campus Leeds, LS1 3HE Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Join the networking and information sharing quarterly meeting of the Zero Carbon Yorkshire BUILDINGS working group.