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Near/zero carbon & Passivhaus case studies

Discover the latest near/zero carbon developments from large multi-home schemes to Passivhaus hospitals and everything in between. Examine detailed case studies from projects drastically minimising energy use, to those generating more than required from renewables. Explore how Passivhaus is a reliable route to going above and beyond current targets. The following keynote case studies are a taste of the breadth and range of schemes that will be explored on 13th November 2018 at Passivhaus and the road to zero carbon:


Conference Case Studies

Bolueta Passivhaus © VArquitectos

Complex near zero energy building worldwide

Gregina Radeva, Passivhaus Institut

An overview of leading global non-domestic Passivhaus schemes – focusing on the efficiency potentials of complex energy hungry buildings including swimming pools and the hospitals. What is the potential implementation of renewables on such schemes?


Goldsmith Street © Mikhail Riches


A near zero approach in volume housebuilding - Goldsmith Street, Norwich

 Mikhail Riches Architects & Dave Moorcroft, Norwich City Council

This development of 105 homes for Norwich City Council proves that delivery of Passivhaus at scale is achievable, as the ambitious project nears completion.


Leicester Cathedral © vHH Architects


Addressing social needs in zero carbon buildings: Integration with heritage – Leicester Cathedral

Josh McCosh, vHH Architects

The Grade II listed Leicester Cathedral sets sights on a Passivhaus extension to help bring modern state of the art facilities to its visitors.


Cannock Mill CoHousing © Anne Thorne Architects

Cannock Mill Cohousing, Essex

Anne Thorne, Anne Thorne Architects

Addressing social needs in near and zero carbon housing, Cannock Mill Cohousing development in Essex strives to deliver 23 Passivhaus homes.


Leeds Climate Innovation District © CITU

Leeds Climate Innovation District

Jonathan Wilson, CITU

Building upon their previous experience, CITU are providing low carbon homes with a fabric first focus, based upon Passivhaus principles. The houses on this large-scale zero carbon project are the first to be built in Leeds city centre in over 90 years, with a new approach, to empower people to tackle all three major emission sources simultaneously and reduce their carbon footprint.


Hackbridge Primary School © Architype

Zero carbon case study – Hackbridge Primary School

Gareth Selby, Architype

Building on Architype’s experience, it will be their third generation of Passivhaus schools, using low embodied carbon materials and responding to the surrounding environment. The project aims to be the first educational Passivhaus Plus in the UK.


What to expect

  • The latest International, national, & regional zero carbon policy approaches
  • Panel discussions examining the Standard’s role in meeting zero carbon targets highlighting how Government and clients are encouraging uptake of higher standards
  • Keynote case studies & detailed UK Passivhaus projects
  • Expert knowledge sharing and best practice
  • Networking with Passivhaus professionals, and academics.
  • Discover a dedicated exhibition of low carbon and Passivhaus components, products and services


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