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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.

Gold-standard extension for world-class collection

Gold-standard extension for world-class collection

An Oxford college library extension and special collections centre targeting Passivhaus aims to increase space, improve access, and safeguard a world-class collection while minimising the building's operational energy use. The Spencer Building is an ambitious new build project with historic façade retention, designed within a constrained conservation site in line with Corpus Christi College future development plans.

3rd April 2024

Palomar court pilots Passivhaus prefab

Palomar court pilots Passivhaus prefab

An 8-unit block of Passivhaus-certified apartments, the Palomar Court project in the Gascoigne neighbourhood of East London was constructed using an offsite light gauge steel frame system.

2nd April 2024

Pitched perfect

Pitched perfect

Conservation area aesthetic requirements resulted in a dual-faced design for the Pitched Passivhaus selfbuild in Dulwich. A contemporary elevation at the rear is combined with a traditional Arts and Crafts elevation at the front and includes a false chimney concealing the MVHR ventilation system.

2nd April 2024

PHT's position on the Future Home Standard

PHT's position on the Future Home Standard

Thank you to all who responded to the Future Homes Standard consultation, which has now closed. We outline a summary of the Trust's activities & latest position on the FHS.

27th March 2024

Up Next! Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

Up Next! Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

Learn from experts about the pivotal role that heat pumps play in large-scale Passivhaus projects at the fourth webinar (of six) in the 2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass series.

26th March 2024

Delivering the Scottish Passivhaus equivalent

Delivering the Scottish Passivhaus equivalent

The Passivhaus Trust has set out its key recommendations for how the Passivhaus equivalent policy could be delivered in Scotland.

20th March 2024

Passivhaus proves popular at Futurebuild 2024

Passivhaus proves popular at Futurebuild 2024

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Futurebuild 2024. What an incredible turnout it was – our busiest seminar yet.

12th March 2024

Last chance to book! Case study Large & Complex Masterclass

Last chance to book! Case study Large & Complex Masterclass

Get ready for an awe-inspiring journey! Our third webinar (of six) in the 2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass series is here, and it's taking Passivhaus to incredible new heights!

12th March 2024

Last chance to book: Passivhaus at Futurebuild 2024

Last chance to book: Passivhaus at Futurebuild 2024

Be sure not to miss the Passivhaus-curated seminars at the Buildings Stage!

4th March 2024

Currie High School closes in on completion & certification

Currie High School closes in on completion & certification

The City of Edinburgh Council's flagship high school building and swimming pool are getting closer to completion and are both targeting Passivhaus certification.

1st March 2024