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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

Construction in a time of Covid-19

Construction in a time of Covid-19

The Trust point towards some guidance that will help inform your position and wishing that you all remain safe and well.

25th March 2020

UK Passivhaus Awards Postponed

UK Passivhaus Awards Postponed

Due to the escalating severity of Covid-19, the Trust has taken the hard decision to postpone the UK Passivhaus Awards until 2021.

24th March 2020