Latest news from the Passivhaus Trust.
The Trust will yet again be supporting Climate Week- Britain's Biggest Climate Change Campaign which takes place from 4th to 10th March 2013.
23rd January 2013
Comfort conditions of Mayville Community Centre compared with those of 2 uninsulated flats on the adjacent estate
Bere Architects have conducted a study to compare the comfort conditions inside the unheated Mayville Community Centre- a Certified Passivhaus, with conditions in two heated, un-insulated post war flats on the adjacent Mayville Estate.
18th January 2013
The founder of Passivhaus- the world's leading low energy building standard, Prof. Wolfgang Feist will be awarded a RIBA Honorary fellowship for his contribution to sustainable architecture through his work on Passivhaus, at a highly prestigious event to be held at RIBA, London on 6th February 2013.
15th January 2013
'Lessons from Germany's Passivhaus', a report published by the NHBC Foundation, examines the political, economic and social drivers, as well as the general attitudes, that have helped or hindered the uptake of Passivhaus in Germany and how it compares to the UK.
11th January 2013
When designing to Passivhaus standard, Mechanical Ventilation Systems with Heat Recovery (MVHR) are essential to achieve the required performance levels by providing fresh air supply with minimal heat-loss.