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Are Passivhaus buildings healthy?

Are Passivhaus buildings healthy?

At the end of January, the Trust held an annual light-hearted New Year debate, toasting in 2018 and looking beyond energy efficiency to tackle a hot topic - Healthy buildings.

13th February 2018

Passivhaus Performance wins at CIBSE awards

Passivhaus Performance wins at CIBSE awards

Passivhaus projects took home 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards top prizes - and the winners are....

7th February 2018

Passivhaus Powerhouses

Passivhaus Powerhouses

As Passivhaus continues to grow both in the UK and the rest of Europe, the Passivhaus Institute has introduced new classes for the Standard. In addition to the established 'Passivhaus Classic', there are 'Passivhaus Plus' and 'Passivhaus Premium' which include the use of renewable energy generation in the certification assessment.

10th January 2018

Hello 2018

Hello 2018

As we wave goodbye to 2017, PHT take a snapshot review at some memorable Passivhaus accomplishments and gear up for what to expect in 2018.

1st January 2018

Carrstone House certified Passivhaus Plus

Carrstone House certified Passivhaus Plus

Carrstone House was certified to Passivhaus Plus in September 2017.

14th December 2017

Lark Rise certified Passivhaus Plus

Lark Rise certified Passivhaus Plus

Lark Rise, designed by bere:architects joins an small group of UK Passivhaus Plus projects pushing the frontiers of building energy performance with renewables.

8th December 2017

2017 Passivhaus Open Days

2017 Passivhaus Open Days

Many Passivhaus projects were open over one weekend across the globe with 26 UK schemes participating in the international event.

29th November 2017

Full house at Scotland Build Passivhaus talks

Full house at Scotland Build Passivhaus talks

The Passivhaus Trust organised an afternoon of Passivhaus talks in conjunction with Scotland Build 2017 during their sustainability summit at the SEC, Glasgow on November 23rd.

28th November 2017

Free airtightness testing offer for PHT members

Free airtightness testing offer for PHT members

An exciting new tech start-up business, Build Test Solutions Ltd, is looking to bring to the market a novel low-pressure pulse air test and is offering free blower door and pulse air tests to PHT members in order to building up an evidence base.

23rd November 2017

Passivhaus projects vying for 2018 CIBSE award

Passivhaus projects vying for 2018 CIBSE award

Congratulations to all the teams involved in the 3 Passivhaus projects shorlisted for the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards.

22nd November 2017

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