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Join the Passivhaus Trust team

Join the Passivhaus Trust team

We're looking for a Comms Co-ordinator to join our team. The role includes promoting the latest exemplary projects; developing & delivering key messages across a variety of mediums to push the Standard into the mainstream; organising enticing events, and growing membership.

31st May 2019

Cardiff Passifhaus Social provides food for thought

Cardiff Passifhaus Social provides food for thought

Earlier this month the Trust were in Cardiff delivering another sold-out event, aimed at social housing providers, and launching a new guidance booklet.

28th May 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

The UK Passivhaus Open Days runs in conjunction with the International event. See a diverse range of projects from those under construction to ones well-lived in and tested. Book your place to visit now!

21st May 2019

Climate action begins at home

Climate action begins at home

PHT member Tate Harmer has delivered a newly certified project, Kintyre Passivhaus, in Hertfordshire.

18th May 2019

2019 International Passivhaus Conference: Achieve Better Buildings

2019 International Passivhaus Conference: Achieve Better Buildings

The Trust's Chair, Chris Herring, shares his highlights from the International Passivhaus Conference in Heidelberg, the doppelganger of the big event later this year to be held in Gaobeidian, China in October.

8th May 2019

Industry framework for net zero carbon buildings

Industry framework for net zero carbon buildings

The Trust are one of several Task Group Supporters who participate in informing the development of UKGBC's framework for net zero carbon buildings. Passivhaus offers a robust solution to getting to zero carbon targets.

2nd May 2019

Islay Passivhaus wins planning

Islay Passivhaus wins planning

PHT member Paper Igloo win planning for their second Passivhaus project in rural Scotland.

30th April 2019

Sustainability Centre EnerPHit wins planning

Sustainability Centre EnerPHit wins planning

Over the last 21 years The Sustainability Centre has used their 1970s building to deliver community education and support but, to support them increase outreach, the centre has chosen PHT members Architype to retrofit the building to the EnerPHit standard and planning has just been won.

27th April 2019

Hill House Passivhaus Certified

Hill House Passivhaus Certified

Hill House Passivhaus, a detached new-build home designed to emanate two dilapidated sheds which previously occupied the site, is the first fully certified Passivhaus within Lewes and the wider South Downs National Park.

25th April 2019

Max Fordham House prototypes thermal shutters

Max Fordham House prototypes thermal shutters

Designed and built by PHT members bere:architects, Max Fordham and Bow Tie Construction the urban infill scheme features newly developed insulated and automated shutters which Max Fordham hopes will become an energy efficiency solution for future retrofit and low-cost housing projects.

18th April 2019