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Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Passivhaus projects shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Awards

Congratulations to PHT members behind the projects shortlisted for the 2018 Inside Housing Development Awards, in the Best Residential Development, Best Affordable Housing Development and Best Approach to Modular Construction categories. 

20th August 2018

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

Shropshire homes waiting for Passivhaus certification

A £2m residential scheme, aiming for Passivhaus, has been handed over to residents in Much Wenlock. The 2 shared ownership and 10 homes for social rent will give occupants a healthy comfortable lifestyle with low bills. Certification is expected imminently.

14th August 2018

Sweltering summers? No Sweat!

Sweltering summers? No Sweat!

A hot summer focuses attention on the issues and risks of overheating in buildings in the UK. How do Passivhaus & energy-efficient buildings fare?

7th August 2018

Buildings fit for the future: 2050 & beyond

Buildings fit for the future: 2050 & beyond

The Committee on Climate Change recently highlight inadequate future-proofing and that the buildings being built now are not fit for 2050.

3rd August 2018

Certification of 1st phase London estate regeneration

Certification of 1st phase London estate regeneration

Certification of 1st phase estate regeneration puts Agar Grove on track to become UKs largest Passivhaus development.

1st August 2018

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Finalists

2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Finalists

The judges have deliberated, and the shortlisted finalists of the 2018 UK Passivhaus Awards are...

31st July 2018

New Addition to the PHT Team

New Addition to the PHT Team

We are delighted t o welcome John Palmer to the Passivhaus Trust delivery team as a Research and Policy Director

25th July 2018

We are hiring! Communications & Membership Assistant

We are hiring! Communications & Membership Assistant

We're looking for a Communication and Membership Assistant to join our team! The role includes writing unique content to promote the Passivhaus Standard; keeping up-to-date with the latest Passivhaus projects; assisting with events and membership.

23rd July 2018

Passivhaus finalists in several shortlists

Passivhaus finalists in several shortlists

Passivhaus projects continue to win recognition with several recent wins, and shortlisting in awards including the National Housing Awards and the Sunday Times British Homes Awards, among others.

20th July 2018

Wereham Village Hall achieves certification

Wereham Village Hall achieves certification

Replacing a First World War YMCA hut, still standing opposite, the new village hall in Wereham, Norfolk, has just received its Passivhaus certification.

18th July 2018

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