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Old Forge Passivhaus receives certification

Old Forge Passivhaus receives certification

This new build is an example of how versatile the Passivhaus standard is. After overcoming strict planning permission regulations, this project achieved Passivhaus certification in June 2018.

9th October 2018

Near/zero carbon & Passivhaus case studies

Near/zero carbon & Passivhaus case studies

Hear from the latest projects pushing Passivhaus boundaries and stretching for zero carbon solutions.

1st October 2018

Cannock Mill Cohousing nears completion

Cannock Mill Cohousing nears completion

Nearly a decade since its first conception, a Passivhaus cohousing project of 23 homes at Cannock Mill in Colchester is nearing completion. Members of the group are now planning planting for their gardens, and looking forward to moving in to their new homes.

1st October 2018

UK Passivhaus reaches 1000

UK Passivhaus reaches 1000

The Passivhaus Trust is delighted to announce that the number of certified Passivhaus units in the UK has surpassed 1000 in less than a decade.

28th September 2018

26 council homes certified at Chester Long Court

26 council homes certified at Chester Long Court

Chester Long Court in Whipton delivers 26 high quality, affordable, Lifetime Homes compliant, healthy, certified Passivhaus flats for Exeter's social tenants.

25th September 2018

Ostro 'box in a box' receives Passivhaus certification

Ostro 'box in a box' receives Passivhaus certification

An ambitious self build house in Kippen, Scotland has become the first certified passivhaus in Stirlingshire, as well as achieving the Scottish Technical Standards Section 7: Sustainability Level - Gold.

24th September 2018

The power of policy

The power of policy

With great power comes great responsibility! The right policies can act as a seismic catalyst in shaping and effecting change.

21st September 2018

How can EPCs be better?

How can EPCs be better?

EPCs have been part of the regulatory landscape for the last ten years - they've evolved and improved over that time, but are they yet as useful and accurate as they could be? PHT members are invited to inform our response to BEIS's EPC consultation, running to the 19th October.

19th September 2018

A visit to Fishleys Passivhaus

A visit to Fishleys Passivhaus

Fishleys Passivhaus was opened for visitors on 15th September 2018 as part of the “re-energise” 2018 AECB convention.

17th September 2018

Passivhaus centre stage at the 2018 AECB Convention

Passivhaus centre stage at the 2018 AECB Convention

As well as being hosted at Garway Passivhaus Village Hall, this year's AECB convention treated visitors to several Passivhaus highlights, from local site visits to workshops by PHT members including Nick Grant and Alan Clarke, among others.

16th September 2018

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