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Good start to UK's Green Recovery

Good start to UK's Green Recovery

Read the Trust's response to the Chancellors 2020 summer budget announcement - to protect jobs, create thousands more and including details of a green homes grant.

8th July 2020

Passivhaus Homes on Ashden win

Passivhaus Homes on Ashden win

PHT member Passivhaus Homes share their thoughts on what it means to win a 2020 Ashden Award for Sustainable Built Environments in the UK.

6th July 2020

Demystifying Passivhaus airtightness

Demystifying Passivhaus airtightness

The Passivhaus Trust's new Good Practice Guide to Airtightness demystifies the process of achieving an airtight building, and will help all project teams successfully pass their airtightness test through careful design, communication and detailing on site.

20th June 2020

Passivhaus Easi Guide

Passivhaus Easi Guide

A must have design tool - 10 illustrated tips for creating Passivhaus & zero carbon buildings

17th June 2020

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

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