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Hackbridge Primary aims for UK's 1st Passivhaus Plus school

Hackbridge Primary aims for UK's 1st Passivhaus Plus school

A new primary school building, designed by PHT Patron member Architype in London aims to be the first Passivhaus Plus education project in the UK.

11th December 2018

St John's wins AJ Architecture Housing Project of the Year Award

St John's wins AJ Architecture Housing Project of the Year Award

UK Passivhaus Awards Large Residential finalist 2018 has been awarded the AJ Architects Housing Project of the Year 2018.

10th December 2018

Victorian homes enter 21st century with EnerPHit Plus certification

Victorian homes enter 21st century with EnerPHit Plus certification

A pair of Victorian semi-detached houses in Manchester become the first in the UK to receive EnerPHit Plus certification.

1st December 2018

Passivhaus & the road to zero carbon

Passivhaus & the road to zero carbon

The 2018 sell-out UK Passivhaus Conference saw approximately 250 delegates congregate in Leeds earlier this month to discuss Passivhaus & the road to zero carbon.

30th November 2018

UK Passivhaus Policy Progress

UK Passivhaus Policy Progress

The Trust has had a busy year promoting Passivhaus as a solution for reducing energy use, addressing fuel poverty and also improving health.

28th November 2018

Can EnerPHit at scale fight fuel poverty?

Can EnerPHit at scale fight fuel poverty?

Wilmcote House may provide a new model for tackling estate refurbishment & fuel poverty.

27th November 2018

In memory of Neil May: 1962 - 2018

In memory of Neil May: 1962 - 2018

Neil May, a founding director of the Passivhaus Trust, passed away in November 2018. In losing Neil, we have lost a mentor, a friend and an inspiring human being. His challenging ideas, profound thinking and huge warmth will be deeply missed.

23rd November 2018

So that's what Passivhaus is all about!

So that's what Passivhaus is all about!

One sign of low-energy initiatives gaining momentum is the rise in global engagement in the international open days. Earlier this month, over 450 Passivhaus projects, of which 36 UK ones, shared their first-hand experience of what Passivhaus is all about.

20th November 2018

Passivhaus delivers well-being in Wales

Passivhaus delivers well-being in Wales

Passivhaus projects are among those rewarded with funding from the Welsh Government's Innovative Housing Programme, announced on 16 October.

16th November 2018

2019 BPA shortlist revealed

2019 BPA shortlist revealed

CIBSE's Building Performance Awards has revealed its 2019 shortlist, and we are happy to see Passivhaus finalists on the list.

14th November 2018

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