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Architype, Dawnus and WSP appointed for first Passivhaus through school

Architype, Dawnus and WSP appointed for first Passivhaus through school

After their success with the recently completed Trimsaran and other Passivhaus schools in Wales, Architype together with Dawnus Construction and WSP have been chosen for the £23 million new Bro Hyddgen school project in Powys. 

25th June 2018

RAD building close to completion

RAD building close to completion

The Trust recently visit the University of Nottingham's new RAD building, which is tantalisingly close to completion and targeting both BREEAM & Passivhaus Standard.

11th June 2018

Appetite for Passivhaus in Scotland

Appetite for Passivhaus in Scotland

The sell-out Passivhaus Social event held in Glasgow at the end of May was attended by over 250 delegates who learned about the Standard and why it should be the first choice for social housing.

8th June 2018

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Jury

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Jury

The only awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating Passivhaus buildings in the UK is back, along with a rigorous 2-stage judging process.

5th June 2018

Goldsmith Street nears completion

Goldsmith Street nears completion

Recent visits to the Goldsmith Street development of 105 homes for Norwich City Council have highlighted that delivery of Passivhaus at such a scale is achievable, as the ambitious project nears completion.

30th May 2018

Passivhaus Masterclass aims high

Passivhaus Masterclass aims high

A fascinating day of presentations and workshop exercises exploring the details and possibilities of Passivhaus in high-rise buildings across the globe took place at the end of April in London.

22nd May 2018

Passivhaus at the heart of community regeneration

Passivhaus at the heart of community regeneration

From Passivhaus to pigeons! Participants of the student competition, sponsored by Tarmac, learned about the challenges of building and delivering the U.Ks largest EnerPHit development at Erneley Close in Manchester.

4th May 2018

Call for submissions - UK Passivhaus Awards 2018

Call for submissions - UK Passivhaus Awards 2018

Calling all certified Passivhaus/EnerPHit projects. Submissions are now open for the UK Passivhaus Awards 2018.

23rd April 2018

MagmaTech wins 2018 Queen's Award for Innovation

MagmaTech wins 2018 Queen's Award for Innovation

Passivhaus is all about attention to detail; details like PHT member MagmaTech's TEPLO low thermal conductivity wall ties, which have just won the 2018 Queen's Award for Innovation, the highest accolade that a UK organisation can achieve for product development and innovation.

21st April 2018

Take green mortgages further says Ecology Building Society

Take green mortgages further says Ecology Building Society

This month green mortgages are in the news as Barclays launches its first mortgage for energy efficient homes. Ecology Building Society, who have pioneered green mortgages for more than 30 years, urge more progress on what needs to be a permanent and committed journey.

18th April 2018

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