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Here you will find the latest UK Passivhaus news. View our most recent Passivhaus Trust monthly newsletters here. To get the latest news & events straight in your inbox sign-up to the PHT mailing list.

Passivhaus Open Days 2021: Registration open

Passivhaus Open Days 2021: Registration open

Calling all Passivhaus enthusiasts! Whether you are a proud Passivhaus occupant, or have been involved in delivering a Passivhaus previously, the Passivhaus Open Days are a brilliant way to to share your first-hand experience of Passivhaus with others. Register your project now and get involved!

17th September 2021

Podcast: What does it take to go Passivhaus?

Podcast: What does it take to go Passivhaus?

Listen to PHT's Sarah Lewis discuss Passivhaus with Architect's Datafile Magazine in the first of a series of Building Insights podcasts.

16th September 2021

EnerPHit rises up the retrofit agenda

EnerPHit rises up the retrofit agenda

With COP26 fast approaching, and with retrofit being a significant priority in the sustainability agenda, it is important to address the critical next steps on how to put our climate commitments into action. Join us as we advance our Retrofit campaign and gear up to tackle this immense challenge together.

3rd September 2021

We are hiring! Freelance Marketing Support

We are hiring! Freelance Marketing Support

We are looking for support with marketing our active & varied programme over the next 3-4 months. Specialising in sustainable zero carbon buildings, activities include training events, conferences, and the role includes promoting enticing events, delivering key messages & the latest exemplary projects across a variety of platforms.

31st August 2021

Autumn 2021: Dates for your diary

Autumn 2021: Dates for your diary

As summer winds down, The Trust gears up for a host of Passivhaus Autumn activities in the lead-up to, during and after COP26. Discover exciting new developments and bolster your Passivhaus knowledge as we strive to meet our climate targets.

29th August 2021

UKPHC21: Call for technical papers

UKPHC21: Call for technical papers

We invite all PHT members to submit their Passivhaus abstracts & research papers for the 2021 UK Passivhaus Conference. The online event will take place soon after COP26 on 24 November & 01 December.

24th August 2021

Nailsea Passivhaus: a flagship for future homes?

Nailsea Passivhaus: a flagship for future homes?

Aiming to set precedent for future new builds across North Somerset, The Uplands in Nailsea, designed by PHT members Mikhail Riches, has been given the go-ahead to deliver 52 new homes aiming for Passivhaus certification. In response to the local demand for housing, the landscape-led Passivhaus scheme seeks to tread lightly, providing a respectful response to the ecologically-rich setting, whilst prioritising the alleviation of the climate crisis.

23rd August 2021

Ahead of the curve: 30 years of Passivhaus

Ahead of the curve: 30 years of Passivhaus

With COP26 edging closer, the construction industry is urgently seeking robust solutions to meet pressing climate targets. As a tried and tested solution backed by 30 years of data, Passivhaus has been ahead of the curve, blazing the trail as the gold standard for energy-efficiency in buildings in the UK on the path to net-zero.

19th August 2021

Passivhaus & the Sustainable Development Goals

Passivhaus & the Sustainable Development Goals

Have you wondered how the international Passivhaus standard connects with global aims outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

16th August 2021

Icebox Challenge Glasgow drives home the effectiveness of efficiency-first!

Icebox Challenge Glasgow drives home the effectiveness of efficiency-first!

The simple experiment drives home the effectiveness of efficiency-first!!

9th August 2021