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Passivhaus projects up for RIBA Regional Awards

Passivhaus projects up for RIBA Regional Awards

This year's RIBA Awards are back on, with judges soon to be visiting shortlisted projects. A new emphasis on sustainability in the judging criteria sees Passivhaus projects winning recognition for their excellence - four projects are on the regional shortlists this year.

10th June 2020

Buildings not forgotten in Greenpeace Green Recovery

Buildings not forgotten in Greenpeace Green Recovery

Plans for a greener, cleaner, fairer future in latest report published by Greenpeace. Passivhaus has been identified as a solution for delivering green buildings in a post-Covid19 Green Recovery.

4th June 2020

Build Back Better

Build Back Better

UK Government climate advisors insist that getting people back to work after the coronavirus lockdown & kick-starting the economy should focus on low-carbon work programmes. We could not agree more!

18th May 2020

Interested in shaping the future of retrofit?

Interested in shaping the future of retrofit?

Do you have an EnerPHit, or low energy retrofit, in the pipeline? We seek a case study to measure the before and after effects of retrofit works.

13th May 2020

2020 Retrofit Workstream

2020 Retrofit Workstream

Retrofitting our existing buildings is our biggest challenge in getting to net-zero carbon in the built environment. Join a retrofit workstream to investigate solutions.

1st May 2020

The case for MVHR

The case for MVHR

As calls are made for air recirculation in buildings to be switched off to restrict the spread of COVID-19, making the case for MVHR is particularly timely. 

29th April 2020

Passivhaus opportunity: Crawley Borough Council

Passivhaus opportunity: Crawley Borough Council

Crawley Borough Council is looking for a design team to deliver a NEW Passivhaus social housing development.

28th April 2020

EPCs as efficiency targets

EPCs as efficiency targets

As many seek to assess progress towards a net-zero built environment, the Trust has produced a short research report on using Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) as efficiency targets.

20th April 2020

NEW Net Zero Carbon Tutorials

NEW Net Zero Carbon Tutorials

A NEW series of online Passivhaus tutorials kicks off with getting to net zero carbon.

6th April 2020

Curious Kids: Home learning resources

Curious Kids: Home learning resources

Shout-out to all the parents entertaining & expanding pupilís minds at home! Here is a handy list of free learning resources for a wide range of levels. (Including curious adults!)

30th March 2020