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UK Passivhaus Conference 2022

Date: 25 - 26 October 2022 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: Exeter & Online Cost: PHT member: £30-100+VAT, Non members: £40-150+VAT

2022 UK Passivhaus Conference

25 - 26 October 2022   I   Exeter & online   I   #UKPHC


The 2022 UK Passivhaus Conference will be a hybrid event (in-person in Exeter and online) on 25 & 26 October at the Exeter Corn Exchange. On both days, the Conference will include site visits to St Sidwells' Point, the UK's first leisure centre & public pool aiming for Passivhaus certification.


Is your council building to Passivhaus standards? Please share this offer of complimentary access with your local authority & public sector clients, available thanks to generous sponsorship from Kier. Can't make the live event? Recordings will be made available to all registered delegates.

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Draft Programme

For a full programme, speakers, & site visits please visit

Tuesday 25 October


Wednesday 26 October

Core conference

09:30 -11:15


Net zero cities/ districts – the role of Passivhaus

11.15 - 11:45


Coffee Break

11:45 -13:00


Keynote case studies

13:00 -14:00



14.00 -15.30

Large & Complex Masterclass: Leisure Centres

  • The Passivhaus Institute's Jessica Grove-Smith joins us in person to present guidelines & design tips for Passivhaus indoor swimming pools.

  • Sally Godber from PHT Patron WARM provides recommendations to support the design, construction and long-term operation of energy-efficient pools from first-hand UK experience.

  • Learn about exciting new UK leisure centres diving into Passivhaus and those further afield. Discover energy-saving ideas for existing leisure centres.

How to deliver cost-effective Passivhaus

Coffee Break (15.15 - 15.45)

15.30 - 15.40

Coffee Break

15:40 - 17:15

St Sidwell's Point detailed case study

  • Get into the details of the UK’s first leisure centre & public pool aiming for Passivhaus certification, St Sidwell’s Point, and link up to site tours of the newly completed scheme. 

  • Hear the lessons learned, the airtightness strategey and contractors' viewpoint, including sequencing and getting subcontractors on board. 

Technical session

17:15 -17.45

Final panel

Close (17:15)


Conference drinks (17:30)

Site visits to St Sidwell's Point leisure centre will be available throughout both days at set times. Booking is required, and will open shortly.


Conference Dinner*


NB - Programme subject to changes. 

* Conference Dinner: PHT has booked a restaurant: Bill's. Limited spaces are available for delegates only. Please note: those attending will be responsible for paying for their own meals & refreshments. Booking opening soon.


A limited amount of sponsorship opportunities are available and gold and silver sponsorships include an exhibition stand. Please contact Kirsten for further details and availability:

For a full list of sponsors please visit




Tues 25 Oct



Wed 26 Oct

 Core conference







PHT member






Partner organisation**






General admission






Public Sector




Free (Limited)








*The Masterclass on Tuesday 25 October is part of the online Large & Complex Masterclass lecture series, but offers an in-person option as part of the UK Passivhaus Conference 2022. Limited in-person tickets are available. If you have already booked the full Masterclass series this permits you to attend online only - There is £10+VAT add-on fee for in-person attendance.

**Members of partner organisations: Good Homes Alliance, Alliance for Sustainable Building Products, Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance, Building Performance Network, Association for Environment Conscious Building. 


Please book via the online booking form.

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Further Information

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