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Battersea Passivhaus high-rise underway

Battersea Passivhaus high-rise underway

A large-scale London student accommodation development aiming for Passivhaus has received planning permission and is now underway.

3rd November 2021

Retrofit right: Shepherds Barn delight

Retrofit right: Shepherds Barn delight

Shepherds Barn received EnerPHit certification in 2020, bringing comfort and net-zero self-sufficiency to the delight of the homeowners.

2nd November 2021

On this week: Passivhaus @ COP26

On this week: Passivhaus @ COP26

Get these dates in your diary for Passivhaus activities in the lead-up to and immediately after the global climate change conference COP26.

1st November 2021

Next-gen cavity wall Passivhaus at Kirkburton

Next-gen cavity wall Passivhaus at Kirkburton

Garden plot home is the next evolution of masonry cavity wall Passivhaus construction in the UK.

1st November 2021

Newfield Square: a testbed for future housing in Glasgow

Newfield Square: a testbed for future housing in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council pitches Passivhaus homes against other sustainability standards in a pilot scheme, using comparisons to inform future policy.

29th October 2021

Passivhaus Open Days 2021: Final fortnight to register

Passivhaus Open Days 2021: Final fortnight to register

Calling all Passivhaus enthusiasts! There are less than 2 weeks remaining until the winter International Passivhaus Open Days commence. If you missed the chance to open your doors this summer, now is your opportunity.

25th October 2021

Scottish Building Regulations Consultation: Have your say!

Scottish Building Regulations Consultation: Have your say!

Calling all Passivhaus practitioners! The Scottish Government have recently drafted a Heat in Buildings Strategy which presents a vision for decarbonising heat and reducing energy demand across all buildings in Scotland. Will Scotland make Passivhaus a priority? Have your say!

23rd October 2021

Retrofit: The 'EnerPHit' in the room

Retrofit: The 'EnerPHit' in the room

Hot off the press - read the new cross-industry retrofit guidance and discover how to level-up your knowledge to address the EnerPHit in the room!

22nd October 2021

Countdown to the UK Passivhaus Conference 2021 begins

Countdown to the UK Passivhaus Conference 2021 begins

The UK Passivhaus Conference is back! Bringing you NEW cutting-edge developments, join us over two Thursday afternoons (25 November & 02 December) following COP26, to delve deeper into the latest technical and practical Passivhaus research.

21st October 2021

A retrofit template for hard-to-heat tenement homes

A retrofit template for hard-to-heat tenement homes

Scottish-Government funded Niddrie Road EnerPHit scheme offers an exemplar for tenement upgrades.

10th October 2021