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Passivhaus at Graven Hill

Passivhaus at Graven Hill

The 1,900 home self-build development at Graven Hill in Oxfordshire is likely to contain the largest concentration of private Passivhaus dwellings in the country.

15th September 2018

Primrose Park claims UK's largest residential Passivhaus title

Primrose Park claims UK's largest residential Passivhaus title

Certification of the 72-home Primrose Park development in Plymouth makes it - for now - the largest Passivhaus residential scheme in the UK.

22nd August 2018

Tackling social housing stigma

Tackling social housing stigma

The recent social housing green paper aims to tackles the often-negative perceptions associated with it but fails to highlight the benefits of energy-efficient buildings.

20th August 2018

Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Congratulations to PHT members behind the projects shortlisted for the 2018 Inside Housing Development Awards, in the Best Residential Development, Best Affordable Housing Development and Best Approach to Modular Construction categories. 

20th August 2018

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

A £2m residential scheme, aiming for Passivhaus, has been handed over to residents in Much Wenlock. The 2 shared ownership and 10 homes for social rent will give occupants a healthy comfortable lifestyle with low bills. Certification is expected imminently.

14th August 2018

Sweltering summers? No Sweat!

Sweltering summers? No Sweat!

A hot summer focuses attention on the issues and risks of overheating in buildings in the UK. How do Passivhaus & energy-efficient buildings fare?

7th August 2018

Buildings fit for the future: 2050 & beyond

Buildings fit for the future: 2050 & beyond

The Committee on Climate Change recently highlight inadequate future-proofing and that the buildings being built now are not fit for 2050.

3rd August 2018

Certification of 1st phase London estate regeneration

Certification of 1st phase London estate regeneration

Certification of 1st phase estate regeneration puts Agar Grove on track to become UKs largest Passivhaus development.

1st August 2018

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Finalists

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Finalists

The judges have deliberated, and the shortlisted finalists of the 2018 UK Passivhaus Awards are...

31st July 2018

New Addition to the PHT Team

New Addition to the PHT Team

We are delighted t o welcome John Palmer to the Passivhaus Trust delivery team as a Research and Policy Director

25th July 2018

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