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Icebox Challenge Glasgow: 1 week countdown

Icebox Challenge Glasgow: 1 week countdown

Friday 6 August we reveal the winner of the #IceboxChallengeGlasgow.

30th July 2021

Scottish Passivhaus social scheme goes for gold

Scottish Passivhaus social scheme goes for gold

In pursuit of tackling fuel poverty for the people of Garelochhead amid challenging climate target pressures, Linn Walk social housing scheme strives to achieve the gold standard for energy efficiency in the UK, set to become the largest domestic Passivhaus project in Scotland upon certification.

29th July 2021

Hull Maritime sets course for Passivhaus visitor centre

Hull Maritime sets course for Passivhaus visitor centre

A new maritime visitor attraction in Hull’s historic North End Shipyard is set to become one of the UK’s few Passivhaus certified buildings in the heritage & cultural sector.

28th July 2021

Spelthorne Leisure Centre dives into Passivhaus depth

Spelthorne Leisure Centre dives into Passivhaus depth

The UK is set to gain not one but two Passivhaus leisure centres. Surrey’s Spelthorne Leisure centre won planning permission at the end of June 2021.

26th July 2021

Pursuit of zero carbon lifestyle drives Oxford EnerPHit Plus

Pursuit of zero carbon lifestyle drives Oxford EnerPHit Plus

What happens when a climate scientists pursuit of zero lifestyle carbon emissions are put into action? This radical retrofit demonstrates whats possible with an existing home, joining a growing number of Passivhaus powerhouses.

23rd July 2021

Icebox Challenge Glasgow

Icebox Challenge Glasgow

The Icebox Challenge has travelled the globe, and this year comes to Glasgow in the lead up to COP26.

16th July 2021

Canterbury Passivhaus Plus

Canterbury Passivhaus Plus

Joining a fleet of Passivhaus Plus projects throughout the UK, a once deteriorating 1950s home has now been transformed into a pair of semi-detached powerhouses. Thanks to the fabric first approach teamed with renewables, the house now generates more energy than it consumes, and stands as an exemplar of energy-efficient construction, holding an impressive Passivhaus Plus certification.

9th July 2021

2021 Passivhaus Winners Revealed

2021 Passivhaus Winners Revealed

After an onerous submission process, advancing past the gruelling glare of an Awards Jury, and scrutinized by Passivhaus peers - we are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 UK Passivhaus Awards.

30th June 2021

PHT welcomes new Research and Policy Director

PHT welcomes new Research and Policy Director

We are delighted to warmly welcome our new Research and Policy Director, Sarah Lewis, as the newest member of the Passivhaus Trust delivery team.

28th June 2021

1 week until the Oscars for Building Performance return

1 week until the Oscars for Building Performance return

Starting at 3 pm on Wednesday the 30th June, the online event is free to attend and live voting is open to all on the day. If you have not done so already, secure your ticket!

23rd June 2021

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