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Quaker Meeting House aims for Passivhaus

Quaker Meeting House aims for Passivhaus

With aspirations to become a deeply sustainable meeting house at the heart of the local community, Planning has been secured for a new Quaker Meeting House in Hampshire designed by PHT member Arboreal Architecture.

16th September 2019

Rapid Industrialisation for Climate Action

Rapid Industrialisation for Climate Action

What role do buildings play in achieving 2030 targets and how do we effectively mainstream Passivhaus quickly? Explore this and more at the 2019 UK Passivhaus Conference on the 29th October.

29th August 2019

Norfolk Passivhaus for sale

Norfolk Passivhaus for sale

These houses are looking for owners! A pair of semi-detached homes in a picturesque Norfolk Broads village are being built for market sale and aiming for Passivhaus certification.

28th August 2019

Progress on the UK's 1st Passivhaus Premium

Progress on the UK's 1st Passivhaus Premium

Erne Campus is set to become the first commercial Passivhaus Premium building in the UK. Currently on-site, construction is due to complete in January 2020.

17th July 2019

Overheating Toolkit

Overheating Toolkit

As the mercury continually soars, with conceivable long-term changes to our climate, our sister organisation, the Good Homes Alliance, has released a new overheating toolkit to prevent future designs overheating.

16th July 2019

Climate Action in Camden

Climate Action in Camden

London Climate Action Week saw an afternoon of tours around Camden Council's Agar Grove - the day before it was declared Overall Winner at the New London Awards and winner of the Sustainability Prize.

7th July 2019

2019 Passivhaus Student Competition Winners

2019 Passivhaus Student Competition Winners

Striving to get sustainability taught as standard rather than a specialism, The Passivhaus Student competition, sponsored by Tarmac, is now in its 4th year. And the 2019 winners are….

1st July 2019

Goldsmith Street delivers economies of scale

Goldsmith Street delivers economies of scale

The Goldsmith Street development for Norwich City Council, consists of 93 Passivhaus homes that are 100% social housing, and have recently achieved certification.

20th June 2019

Passivhaus precedent aims for sheds of joy

Passivhaus precedent aims for sheds of joy

Currently in the early phases of construction, Knockboy Barn is aiming for Passivhaus certification and will be a new-build residential dwelling on a rural site in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

10th June 2019

Passive Preservation

Passive Preservation

Following lessons learned from the successful Passivhaus certified Hereford Archive and Records Centre, PHT members Architype and Elemental Solutions have completed a new Passivhaus archive facility for the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in Duxford.

5th June 2019