Passivhaus Affiliate

Events Archive

Here you will find an archive of past events.

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November 2019

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Passivhaus at London Build Expo 2019

Passivhaus at London Build Expo 2019

Date: 27 November 2019 Time: 15.10 - 17.10
Location: Olympia London, W14 8UX Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

The Trust will be hosting some Passivhaus seminars containing the latest Passivhaus developments within the Capital.


Glasgow Institute of Architects CPD Series: Sustainability

Glasgow Institute of Architects CPD Series: Sustainability

Date: 27 November 2019 Time: 18:00-19:30
Location: Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow G2 3EX Cost: £15-£20

This evening event features the presentation Mind the Gap: Passivhaus and performance by Matt Bridgestock of PHT member John Gilbert Architects.


Homes UK: The future of living

Homes UK: The future of living

Date: 27 - 28 November 2019 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: Excel, London Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Hear more about Passivhaus at Homes UK.


NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop

NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop

Date: 22-23 November 2019 Time: 2 consecutive days
Location: NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Take advantage of free guidance and ensure you have the right team behind you by meeting Passivhaus accredited experts and suppliers at this two day workshop at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre.


GHA 2019 Conference: Delivering Net Zero and Future Homes

GHA 2019 Conference: Delivering Net Zero and Future Homes

Date: 19 November 2019 Time: 9:30 - 17:30
Location: Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, Lambeth, London Cost: £50-£170

The Good Homes Alliance conference this year focuses on how to achieve net zero targets in home building and deliver high quality, low carbon, healthy homes which are fit for the future. PHT research and Passivhaus case studies will feature in the programme.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 13-14 November & 16 November Time: Two consecutive days training + one day for revision and exam
Location: Plymouth Cost: £290+VAT for PHT members, £390+VAT for non-members. £375+VAT optional revision and exam.

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 12-13 November & 16 November Time: Two consecutive days training + one day for revision and exam
Location: Ecological Building Systems, Cardewlees, Carlisle Cost: £290+VAT for PHT members, £390+VAT for non-members. £375+VAT optional revision and exam.

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days 2019

Date: 8-10th November 2019 Time: Particular to each project
Location: Nationwide Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

The International Passivhaus Open Days, put on by iPHA and its international Affiliates, offers the public the opportunity to experience Passivhaus buildings for themselves. Take the opportunity to explore the superior comfort and minimal energy use of a Passivhaus.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 7-8 & 16 November Time: Two consecutive days training + one day for revision and exam
Location: Manchester College, Manchester Cost: £290+VAT for PHT members, £390+VAT for non-members. £375+VAT optional revision and exam.

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 4-7th + 18-22nd November + 7th December 2019 Time: Two non-consecutive weeks + one separate exam date
Location: Marylebone, London Cost: From £2100+VAT Early Bird price for the full course for AECB/PHT members

The course is aimed principally at building professionals in the UK and prepares delegates for taking the Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification. It introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard and methodologies and the use of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for achieving low energy performance, with teaching firmly based on UK building examples. The AECB CarbonLite Programme is designed to prepare delegates not only for the exam but for future involvement in very low energy building projects.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 4-8 November 2019 Time: 1 week + online training + 1 exam
Location: Watford Cost: £1640+VAT PHT members, £1930+VAT non members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passivhaus Standard.


October 2019

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Mainstreaming Passivhaus by 2030

Mainstreaming Passivhaus by 2030

Date: 29 October 2019 Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Location: Manchester, M50 3AZ Cost: PHT members: £180. Non-members: £250 - £100

Join the UK Passivhaus Conference in Manchester this October to discover how to successfully industrialise the Standard and deliver Passivhaus for the mass market.


MASTERCLASS: Getting to Net Zero

MASTERCLASS: Getting to Net Zero

Date: 28 October 2019 Time: 11:00 - 17:00
Location: The Lowry, Manchester Cost: PHT members: £150+VAT, non-members: £220+VAT

SOLD OUT What does Net Zero Carbon actually mean to the built environment? This masterclass, on the day before the UK Passivhaus Conference, will explore both operational & embodied carbon contributions from building emissions. Attendees will earn 6 credit points towards a PHI certificate renewal.


Housing Retrofit vs Grid Decarbonisation

Housing Retrofit vs Grid Decarbonisation

Date: 23 October 2019 Time: 10:30 - 15:30
Location: Caerphilly Castle, Wales Cost: £40+VAT PHT members, £60+VAT non members

This STBA half-day workshop will discuss the pros and cons of achieving carbon savings through large-scale, deep-retrofit of buildings and compare this with the cost and environmental impact of grid decarbonisation. PHT member Harry Paticas will present a mid-terrace townhouse retrofit case study.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Date: 9 October 2019 Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Location: Bristol, BS2 0BY Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, delivered by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard.


The International Passivhaus Conference

The International Passivhaus Conference

Date: 9 - 11 October 2019 Time: Over two consecutive days
Location: Gaobeidian City, China Cost: RMB3420 - RMB5900

China will be the host of the 23rd International Passivhaus Conference, taking place outside of Europe for the first time. This annual Passivhaus event gathers over 1000 thought leaders and innovators from around the world.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Putting Passivhaus into Practice (Crit. Session)

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Putting Passivhaus into Practice (Crit. Session)

Date: 9 October 2019 Time: 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Bristol, BS2 0BY Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, delivered by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard.


Passivhaus at UK Construction Week

Passivhaus at UK Construction Week

Date: 8 - 10 October 2019 Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

The Trust has partnered with UK Construction Week to organise several Passivhaus seminars & activities across multiple shows at the event.


Scotland Excel - Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes

Scotland Excel - Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes

Date: 8 October 2019 Time: 9:30 - 16:00
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Scotland Excel's new procurement framework makes it easy for contracting authorities to specify Passivhaus. This launch event will include a presentation by PHT member Sarah Lewis of Hamson Barron Smith on how to deliver affordable Passivhaus homes.


Passivhaus at Kent Construction Expo

Passivhaus at Kent Construction Expo

Date: 3 October 2019 Time: 09.00 - 16.00
Location: Kent Event Centre, Detling Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Learn more about Passivhaus at this trade show with a seminar delivered by PHT member


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Date: 2 October 2019 Time: 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Bristol, BS2 0BY Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, delivered by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Date: 2 October 2019 Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Location: Bristol, BS2 0BY Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, delivered by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard.


September 2019

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Green Building Store Open Day

Green Building Store Open Day

Date: 21st September 2019 Time: 10:30 - 16:00
Location: Green Building Store, Heath House Mill, Heath House Lane, Golcar Huddersfield HD7 4JW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Find out more about low energy, Passivhaus and retrofit construction at a series of talks and product demonstrations


Max Fordham House - Open House London

Max Fordham House - Open House London

Date: 21 September 2019 Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Camden, London Cost: Free

Max Fordham House will open to visitors as part of the Open House London weekend. Designed and built by PHT members bere:architects, Max Fordham and Bow Tie Construction, the RIBA award winning scheme features innovative insulated and automated shutters and is expecting Passivhaus certification shortly.


Chestnut Grove - Open House London

Chestnut Grove - Open House London

Date: 21 and 22 September 2019 Time: 14:00 and 15:30
Location: Ealing, London Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Originally built in 1930, this semi-detached home was extended and retrofitted in 2011, achieving Passivhaus certification in 2013.


Open Greener House - Clifton Hill, Winchester

Open Greener House - Clifton Hill, Winchester

Date: 20 September 2019 Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Location: Clifton Hill, Winchester Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This 1968 townhouse is undergoing a retrofit aiming for EnerPHit standard. The architect-owner will give a short talk introducing the house on the hour each hour.


Open Greener House - Clifton House, Winchester

Open Greener House - Clifton House, Winchester

Date: 20 September 2019 Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Location: Domum Road, Winchester Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

An opportunity to visit a certified Passivhaus in Winchester and talk to the owners about their experience of living there.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 18-19 September Time: Two consecutive days training
Location: Glasgow Cost: £290+VAT for PHT members, £390+VAT for non-members.

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction.


Passivhaus Scotland Meetup

Passivhaus Scotland Meetup

Date: 17 September 2019 Time: 15:00
Location: One St Colme Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This informal open event, hosted by PHT members Hamson Barron Smith and Architype, is an opportunity for anyone interested in Passivhaus in Scotland to meet up and exchange information on lobbying efforts, projects, training and more.


Zetland Road Heritage Open Days tours

Zetland Road Heritage Open Days tours

Date: 13 - 15 September 2019 Time: Various times
Location: 8 Zetland Rd, Manchester M21 8TH, UK Cost: Free, booking essential

For this year's Heritage Open Days, Ecospheric will host three tours of Zetland Road, the UK's first EnerPHit Plus Retrofit.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 9-12th + 23-27th September + 11th October 2019 Time: Two non-consecutive weeks + one separate exam date
Location: Hereford Archive and Records Centre, Hereford Cost: From £2100+VAT Early Bird price for the full course for AECB/PHT members

The course is aimed principally at building professionals in the UK and prepares delegates for taking the Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification. It introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard and methodologies and the use of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for achieving low energy performance, with teaching firmly based on UK building examples. The AECB CarbonLite Programme is designed to prepare delegates not only for the exam but for future involvement in very low energy building projects.


August 2019

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2019 OpenHaus: Kintyre Passivhaus

2019 OpenHaus: Kintyre Passivhaus

Date: 8 August 2019 Time: 15.00 - 16.00
Location: St Albans, AL3 Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

PHT member Tate Harmer, in association with Hertfordshire Association of Architects, are hosting a tour around 2019 RIBA East and sustainability award wnner, Kintyre Passivhaus.


2019 OpenHaus: Ostro Passivhaus

2019 OpenHaus: Ostro Passivhaus

Date: 3 August 2019 Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Location: Kippen, FK8 3HL, Scotland Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Visit Ostro Passivhaus, an all timber construction with untreated Siberian larch timber cladding and a sedum roof.


Agar Grove Phase 1a: the UK's largest residential Passivhaus project

Agar Grove Phase 1a: the UK's largest residential Passivhaus project

Date: 2 August 2019 Time: 08:30 - 09:30
Location: NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This talk will present the team who designed and built Agar Grove Phase 1a, this year's Overall Winner of the New London Awards 2019. From the specific sustainable design strategies to the borough's general regeneration plan, hear from the architects, government officers and specialists behind an exemplar project that is driving urban regeneration while promoting affordable and sustainable ways of living.


July 2019

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The Future of Housing Standards

The Future of Housing Standards

Date: 10 July 2019 Time: 08.30 - 11.00
Location: Urban Innovation Centre, One Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0BE Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This breakfast seminar, hosted by Connected Places Catapult, explores UK housing standards. Developing homes fit for the future is vital for the creation of vibrant city economies, as well as the promotion of wellbeing and good quality of life for urban populations. Standards for housing are significant as they can facilitate integrated solutions, provide market consistency and drive a range of outcomes for homes.


The Deerings: A case study presentation

The Deerings: A case study presentation

Date: 3 July 2019 Time: 18.00 - 19.30
Location: Reading Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Discover more about this award winning Passivhaus directly from the project team and client. The event is part of WoodFest Reading.


Agar Grove tour

Agar Grove tour

Date: 1 July 2019 Time: 12:00 - 15:45
Location: Camden, London Cost: PHT members, Local authority & Housing Associations: Free. Non-members: £20+VAT

A unique opportunity to visit Agar Grove estate regeneration project which is currently on target to become the UK's largest residential Passivhaus development.


June 2019

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Green Building Store Open Day

Green Building Store Open Day

Date: 29th June 2019 Time: 10:30 - 16:00
Location: Green Building Store, Heath House Mill, Heath House Lane, Golcar Huddersfield HD7 4JW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Find out more about low energy, Passivhaus and retrofit construction at a series of talks and product demonstrations


UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2019

UK Passivhaus Open Days Summer 2019

Date: 28-30th June 2019 Time: Three consecutive days
Location: Nationwide Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Get out and about this summer to visit & gather inspiration from some Passivhaus projects.


Passivhaus Social: Glasgow

Passivhaus Social: Glasgow

Date: 27 June 2019 Time: 9:45 - 14:30
Location: George Square, Glasgow Cost: Free to attend for LA/HAs only, booking essential

A free Passivhaus Social event exclusively for Housing Associations and Local Authorities.


Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop (BRE)

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop (BRE)

Date: 20th June 2019 Time: TBC
Location: BRE Academy, Watford Cost: £250+VAT - PHT member discount code: PASSIV2019

This 1-day course and workshop is aimed at those with an interest in low-energy design and construction with the Passivhaus standard in general.


Passivhaus Theory and Practice

Passivhaus Theory and Practice

Date: 19 June 2019 Time: 19:00-20:00
Location: Royal Epping Forest Golf Club, Forest Approach, Chingford, London, E4 7AZ Cost: £12.50+VAT

A CPD event looking at Passivhaus Theory & Practice, and how the standard fits into the increasing low energy requirements for new buildings, with Peter Ranken, of Accredited Passivhaus Design.


AECB Conference 2019: Building Solutions to the Climate Crisis

AECB Conference 2019: Building Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Date: 7 & 8 June 2019 Time: Over two consecutive days
Location: Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Cost: From £200 excl. VAT for Early Bird AECB Members

Join the special 30th Anniversary Conference to further promote change and discuss how a sustainable built environment can reduce carbon emissions and contribute to the creation of a regenerative culture and a healthier, more just society.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 3-6th + 17-21st + 28th June 2019 Time: Two non-consecutive weeks + one separate exam date
Location: Marylebone, London Cost: From £2100+VAT Early Bird price for the full course for AECB/PHT members

The course is aimed principally at building professionals in the UK and prepares delegates for taking the Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification. It introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard and methodologies and the use of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for achieving low energy performance, with teaching firmly based on UK building examples. The AECB CarbonLite Programme is designed to prepare delegates not only for the exam but for future involvement in very low energy building projects.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (BRE)

Date: 3-7th + 28th June 2019 Time: 1 week + online training + 1 exam
Location: Watford, London Cost: £1,850.00 +VAT for PHT members, £2,000.00 +VAT for non-members

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passivhaus Standard.


May 2019

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Certified Passive House Designer and NZEB Specialist (PHA)

Certified Passive House Designer and NZEB Specialist (PHA)

Date: 27-31st May + 28th June 2019 Time: 1 week + online training + 1 exam in June
Location: The Sheldon Park Hotel, Dublin Cost: EUR 1,200 + optional exam fee: EUR 350 + EUR 150 PHPP Version 9 (required for exam)

This certified training course, delivered by the Passive House Academy (PHA), is aimed at all building design and consulting professionals, including architects and engineers, contractors and builders. It will consist of a combination of lectures by leading Passivhaus experts, group design and calculation exercises and workshops. Participants on the optional exam, set by Passivhaus Institute, will receive the internationally recognised accreditation of Certified Passivhaus Designer/Consultant. This course is also accredited by the RIAI and is worth 45 CPD points.


Passivhaus Social: Cardiff

Passivhaus Social: Cardiff

Date: 22 May 2019 Time: 13:30 - 17:00
Location: Cardiff Met, Wales Cost: SOLD OUT PHT members: £50+VAT, LA/HA: £25+VAT, Non-members: £100+VAT

A Passivhaus Social event aimed at Housing Associations, Local Authorities and all those involved with building energy-efficient housing.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 16-17th + 24th May Time: 2 consecutive days training + 1 day for revision and exam
Location: Manchester College, Manchester Cost: £340+VAT total for PHT members, £400+VAT for training + £375+VAT revision and exam for non-members

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Passivhaus in Practice

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Passivhaus in Practice

Date: 15 May 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Location: London, N1 8JX Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, deliverd by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 15-16th + 24th May Time: 2 consecutive days training + 1 day for revision and exam
Location: Ocean Studios, Plymouth Cost: £340+VAT total for PHT members, £400+VAT for training + £375+VAT revision and exam for non-members

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


Sustainability Case Study - Wilmcote House Regeneration

Sustainability Case Study - Wilmcote House Regeneration

Date: 14 May 2019 Time: 18:00 - 20:30
Location: London, EC2A 2BH Cost: £25

Learn about the regeneration of council housing EnerPHit project Wilmcote House, Portsmouth. Retrofitted over 4 years with occupants in-situ, the end result has improved living quality and reduced fuel costs.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 13-14th + 24th May Time: 2 consecutive days training + 1 day for revision and exam
Location: Ecological Building Systems, Carlisle Cost: £340+VAT total for PHT members, £400+VAT for training + £375+VAT revision and exam for non-members

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Building Services

Date: 8 May 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Location: London, N1 8JX Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, deliverd by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard


Achieve Better Buildings! Passivhaus Conference

Achieve Better Buildings! Passivhaus Conference

Date: 3 & 4 May 2019 Time: Over two consecutive days
Location: Heidelberg, Germany Cost: Ticket information coming soon

Two days of inspiring Passivhaus lectures, hands-on workshops, an accompanying exhibition and extensive networking opportunities!


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Construction

Date: 1 May 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Location: London, N1 8JX Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, deliverd by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard


PYC Group - Open Day

PYC Group - Open Day

Date: 1 May 2019 Time: 10.00 - 13.30
Location: Welshpool, SY21 8SL Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Join this free event to see a Passivhaus building in action, talk to design and construction experts and learn about timber frame systems, low energy & sustainable building, airtightness, windows and MVHR.


April 2019

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Webinar: Energy in Buildings (CLR module 4) with Eric Parks

Webinar: Energy in Buildings (CLR module 4) with Eric Parks

Date: 30 April 2019 Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Online Cost: £25+VAT

This webinar is based on Module 4 of the CarbonLite Retrofit online course and will include an in-depth look at how to improve thermal performance and avoid "retrofit performance gaps"


Implementing PassivHaus in your practice: learning from case studies

Implementing PassivHaus in your practice: learning from case studies

Date: 30 April 2019 Time: 16:45 - 19:30
Location: Bridgwater Somerset TA6 6LQ Cost: Free for RIBA Student members, £10 for RIBA members, £21.91 for non-members

Join RIBA Somerset PassivHaus to gain a comprehensive insight into PassivHaus in practice followed by a selection of in-depth case studies. You will hear presentations by experienced RIBA architects and a low energy consultant, all sharing their experience of PassivHaus in their projects.


Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Passivhaus Bitesize Training - Fundamentals

Date: 24 April 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Location: London, N1 8JX Cost: £112 exc. VAT for PHT members, £125 exc. VAT for non-members

These half-day sessions, deliverd by AECB CarbonLite & The Green Register, offer insight into all the main principles of the Passivhaus Standard


NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop

NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop

Date: 5-6th April 2019 Time: Over 2 consecutive days
Location: NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Take advantage of free guidance and ensure you have the right team behind you by meeting Passivhaus accredited experts and suppliers at this two day workshop at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre.


March 2019

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Scotland Build Sustainability Summit 2019

Scotland Build Sustainability Summit 2019

Date: 20th March 2019 Time: Over 2 consecutive days
Location: SEC Glasgow, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Hear the latest Scottish Passivhaus developments in the Sustainability Summit at Scotland Build.


Zetland Road Site Visit

Zetland Road Site Visit

Date: 13th March 2019 Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Location: 6 Zetland Rd, Manchester M21 8TH, UK Cost: Free - booking essential

Opportunity to visit Zetland Road, the UK's first EnerPHit Plus Retrofit.


Level 3 Masterclass: Passivhaus

Level 3 Masterclass: Passivhaus

Date: 13 March 2019 Time: 9:15 - 13:00
Location: Chapmanbdsp, 40 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0BT Cost: £100 excl. VAT and £5 fee UKGBC members, £200 excl. VAT and £5 fee non-members

Explore the Passivhaus standard and hear from expert speakers on how they have successfully delivered Passivhaus projects, how the standard has impacted their business and what have they learned in the process.


Passivhaus at Futurebuild 2019

Passivhaus at Futurebuild 2019

Date: 5th-7th March 2019 Time: Over 3 consecutive days
Location: ExCeL, London Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Various Passivhaus seminars & activities will once again be held by the Trust and member organisations at ecobuild, newly renamed as Futurebuild 2019. A must attend event for those involved in sustainable construction.


Green Building Store Open Day

Green Building Store Open Day

Date: 2nd March 2019 Time: 10:30 - 16:00
Location: Green Building Store, Heath House Mill, Heath House Lane, Golcar Huddersfield HD7 4JW Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

Find out more about low energy, Passivhaus and retrofit construction at a series of talks and product demonstrations


February 2019

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Plastics in Construction: Issues, Impacts and Alternatives

Plastics in Construction: Issues, Impacts and Alternatives

Date: 28 February 2019 Time: 09:00 - 18:00
Location: Keyworth Centre, London, South Bank University Cost: PHT members: £150 + VAT, Non-members:£200 + VAT

A Passivhaus can be built out of anything, but as we awaken to the perils of plastic, is that still acceptable? The Trust have partnered with the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) to deliver an event that will take a holistic view, exploring the impacts of plastic products on the health of both people and the planet.


Certified Passive House Designer and NZEB Specialist (PHA)

Certified Passive House Designer and NZEB Specialist (PHA)

Date: 26th - 28th February + 23rd March 2019 Time: Several dates in February + 1 separate exam date in March
Location: The Sheldon Park Hotel, Kylemore Road, Dublin 12 Cost: Course fee: EUR 1,200 Optional Exam fee: EUR 350 + EUR 150 PHPP Version 9 (required for exam)

This course is aimed at all building design and consulting professionals, including architects and engineers, contractors and builders. It will consist of a combination of lectures by leading Passive House experts, group design and calculation exercises and workshops. Participants on the optional exam, set by Passive House Institute, will receive the internationally recognised accreditation of Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant. This course is also accredited by the RIAI and is worth 45 CPD points.


Zetland Road Site Visit

Zetland Road Site Visit

Date: 25th February 2019 Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 6 Zetland Rd, Manchester M21 8TH, UK Cost: Free - booking essential

Opportunity to visit Zetland Road, the UK's first EnerPHit Plus Retrofit.


Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: Starts 25 February 2019 Time: Two non-consecutive weeks + one separate exam date
Location: Ocean Studios at The Royal William Yard, Plymouth Cost: From £2100+VAT Early Bird price for the full course for AECB/PHT members

The course is aimed principally at building professionals in the UK and prepares delegates for taking the Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification. It introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard and methodologies and the use of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for achieving low energy performance, with teaching firmly based on UK building examples. The AECB CarbonLite Programme is designed to prepare delegates not only for the exam but for future involvement in very low energy building projects.


Sutton Secondary School

Sutton Secondary School

Date: 12 February 2019 Time: 13:30 - 17:00
Location: 14 Chiltern Road, Sutton, SM2 5QU Cost: PHT members Free. Non-members £20+fee&VAT. Partners £10+fee&VAT;

Visit a new London secondary school, set to be the UK's largest school built to the Passivhaus standard.


PHribbon webinar: Embodied CO2

PHribbon webinar: Embodied CO2

Date: 12 February 2019 Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Online Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This free webinar, delivered by Tim Martel, shows how you can estimate the embodied carbon dioxide of building materials used in a retrofit or new build.


Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: Specific dates in Feb TBC Time: 2 consecutive days training, plus 1 day for revision and exam
Location: Exeter Cost: £340+VAT total for PHT members, £400+VAT for training + £375+VAT revision and exam for non-members

A 2-day course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction, including optional revision & exam sessions for those wanting to become qualified as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.


January 2019

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Passivhaus 2030 road map

Passivhaus 2030 road map

Date: 31st January 2019 Time: 17.00 - 19.30
Location: Saint Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland St, London, W1W 7NY Cost: SOLD OUT

Join us in the new year for drinks & networking. This is a great way to catch up with Passivhaus peers, and discuss upcoming plans along with an outline of the 2030 Passivhaus road map.


Tomorrow's Housing

Tomorrow's Housing

Date: 24 January 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Location: Winckworth Sherwood, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London, SE1 9BB Cost: PHT members £35 + VAT, Non members £50 + VAT

Are regulations stringent enough to provide the next generation of low-energy and healthy homes, fit for the future?


PHribbon webinar with Tim Martel

PHribbon webinar with Tim Martel

Date: 22 January 2019 Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Online Cost: Free to attend, booking essential

This free webinar, delivered by Tim Martel, introduces the functions of the PHribbon tool that he has developed to work with PHPP (version 9.1, 9.3 or 9.6).


Passivhaus: Rewards and Challenges in Social Housing

Passivhaus: Rewards and Challenges in Social Housing

Date: 17 January 2019 Time: 18:00 - 20:30
Location: Great Eastern Hall, SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY Cost: £6.00 + £1.48 Fee & VAT, Free for RIBA Members

CIBSE and RIBA South West join together to host a thought-provoking debate from a panel of industry experts on the rewards and challenges of using Passivhaus in social housing.