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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.

Looking for a Passivhaus staycation?

Looking for a Passivhaus staycation?

As lockdown restrictions ease and the country gradually starts to open up again, our thoughts turn to summer stays in beautiful places and beautiful buildings. How about taking the opportunity to stay in a certified Passivhaus, and experience first-hand the comfort provided by the leading international low energy building standard?

10th April 2021

UK Passivhaus Awards: Last chance to enter

UK Passivhaus Awards: Last chance to enter

Dust off your data sheets - there is less than a fortnight to enter the 2021 UK Passivhaus Awards!

9th April 2021

St Sophias EnerPHit aspirations pave way for UK schools

St Sophias EnerPHit aspirations pave way for UK schools

St. Sophias Primary School prepares for a radical retrofit upgrade, aiming to be the first school in the UK to achieve EnerPHit certification, designed by PHT members Hamson Barron Smith.

31st March 2021

Green light for 30 Passivhaus homes in Fife

Green light for 30 Passivhaus homes in Fife

Kingdom Housing Association has been granted planning consent for a £5m development of 30 homes aiming for Passivhaus standard.

29th March 2021

We are hiring! Education Associate

We are hiring! Education Associate

Do you know your NOSs from your NVQs and your CPDs from your PhDs? We are looking for a person experienced in education, with expertise in zero carbon buildings, to help develop our education strategy.

28th March 2021

10 Years of Passivhaus: the space between theory and practice

10 Years of Passivhaus: the space between theory and practice

Passivhaus ambassadors reveal their most loved projects from the past decade to commemorate the Trust's tenth anniversary, and in anticipation for the UK Passivhaus Awards 2021.

26th March 2021

Loch Lomond social housing fights fuel poverty with Passivhaus

Loch Lomond social housing fights fuel poverty with Passivhaus

Planning has been approved for the first social housing scheme in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park which aims to adopt the Passivhaus standard as a key strategy for addressing fuel poverty and preserving the natural environment.

25th March 2021

Icebox Challenge Glasgow: Student Design Competition

Icebox Challenge Glasgow: Student Design Competition

We seek student designs for the #IceBoxChallengeGlasgow - a public installation in the run up to COP26 to demonstrate the benefits of high-performance energy-efficient building. Great prizes to be won!

23rd March 2021

Powderhall Passivhaus in pursuit of community cohesion

Powderhall Passivhaus in pursuit of community cohesion

Designed by PHT member Collective Architecture, a pioneering Scottish regeneration masterplan is set to transform a former waste depot into an intergenerational Passivhaus facility.

19th March 2021

Blackridge Nursery passes Passivhaus mark

Blackridge Nursery passes Passivhaus mark

Scotland now has two certified Passivhaus nurseries, as Blackridge nursery achieves certification.

16th March 2021

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