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Standing tall: Cedar Court

Standing tall: Cedar Court

The recent completion of the refurbishment of three high rise towers in the Woodside area of Glasgow, targeting the EnerPHit standard, has demonstrated how successful deep retrofit at scale can be.

30th November 2019

Old Carntyne Church becomes new Cunningham House

Old Carntyne Church becomes new Cunningham House

Alongside the old Carntyne Church, now sensitively given a new lease of life to provide homes for older people, 5 new Passivhaus apartments complete Cunningham House. The scheme has won Best Affordable Housing (urban) at the Inside Housing Development Awards.

28th November 2019

Passivhaus pledges in 2019 election manifestos

Passivhaus pledges in 2019 election manifestos

As the election looms we look at the Parties housing policies and are encouraged to see Passivhaus named.

22nd November 2019

EnerPHit upgrade warms homes on Arctic Street

EnerPHit upgrade warms homes on Arctic Street

A block of 15 flats in North Camden has received the EnerPHit treatment from PHT member Anne Thorne Architects.

18th November 2019

EnerPHit at Scale

EnerPHit at Scale

We are delighted to be working with Renfrewshire Council to deliver the BEIS Whole house Retrofit competition.

15th November 2019

PHT response to the Part L consultation

PHT response to the Part L consultation

The Trust is developing a response to the open consultation on the future of Building Regulations Part L in collaboration with other industry bodies and are offering members an opportunity to have their say.

13th November 2019

Raising building standards in Eastleigh

Raising building standards in Eastleigh

Leah Gardens and Hatch Farm, two developments in Eastleigh each including a terrace of Passivhaus homes, demonstrate Eastleigh Borough Council's commitment to Passivhaus, soon to be affirmed in their local plan.

8th November 2019

Passivhaus in the foothills of Caerphilly

Passivhaus in the foothills of Caerphilly

Rising up the slope of Caerphilly mountain, a new development of 38 homes currently under construction will soon become the largest Passivhaus development in Wales.

1st November 2019

Passivhaus for the masses

Passivhaus for the masses

What are the key priorities to successfully deliver Passivhaus at scale, and can the Standard be mainstream by 2030? A short summary of the 2019 UK Passivhaus Conference.

31st October 2019

Goldsmith Street crowned prize-winning Passivhaus

Goldsmith Street crowned prize-winning Passivhaus

A Passivhaus council housing scheme, dubbed a modest masterpiece, has been crowned winner of the 2019 Stirling Prize!

9th October 2019