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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

Green light for custom-build Passivhaus at Hunshelf Park

Green light for custom-build Passivhaus at Hunshelf Park

Planning has recently been won for a terrace of 10 new affordable custom-build homes aiming for the Passivhaus standard in Stocksbridge, Sheffield by PHT member Paul Testa Architecture.

9th April 2019

Several Passivhaus finalists in RIBA Regional Awards

Several Passivhaus finalists in RIBA Regional Awards

The shortlists for the coveted RIBA Regional Awards have been revealed and we are extremely pleased to see some Passivhaus projects recognised.

28th March 2019

Embedding Passivhaus into the zero carbon agenda

Embedding Passivhaus into the zero carbon agenda

We believe that Zero Carbon is only possible if you get fabric performance down to Passivhaus levels - as investigated in our paper 'Passivhaus, the route to Zero Carbon?'

15th March 2019