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UK Passivhaus Awards return

2020 UK Passivhaus Awards

Often dubbed the Oscars for building performance, the UK Passivhaus Awards, the only award dedicated to celebrating UK Passivhaus projects will return in 2020 so, get your certified projects (and monitoring data) ready!  

We shall be searching for exemplary finalists that showcase the flexibility of the standard and demonstrate how crucial Passivhaus is to the zero carbon buildings agenda and mitigating the climate emergency.

The July awards ceremony coincides with the Trust’s 10th Anniversary this summer. We shall be celebrating the growth of the UK Passivhaus movement along with the latest exemplar schemes. 

Entries will open in February 2020 when full criteria & submission templates will be provided. Winners shall be decided by PHT members. The awards are free to enter* for all complete & certified UK Passivhaus and EnerPHit projects.

*Shortlisted projects are required to contribute to exhibition materials presented at the awards ceremony. 


  1. Certified: Schemes must be complete and certified to Passivhaus/EnerPHit standard. What it means to claim the Passivhaus Standard in the UK.

  2. Proof of performance: Schemes must outline their summer comfort and ventilation strategy. We seek performance data for at least 1 winter and 1 summer cycle. Certified projects with data for a minimum of 6 months may be considered.

  3. Previous UK Passivhaus Award winners may NOT enter.

  4. Schemes that have been shortlisted for a previous UK Passivhaus Award are invited to enter again.

 UK Passivhaus Awards Call for entries opens February 2020


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the following categories:




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Call for submissions opens  


Phase I submission deadline




Shortlist revealed


Phase II submission deadline


Online member voting opens


Awards ceremony & announcement of winners   


Passivhaus Awards Hall of Fame







Old Holloway Tigh na Croit by HLM Architects: Rural Winner - UK Passivhaus Awards 2016 Steel Farm, small projects winner 2015 Burnham Overy Staithe, Architectural Design winner Totnes Passivhaus, Private Housing winner 2013 Wimbish Passivhaus, residential winner 2012
Enterprise Centre 2019 UK Passivhaus Award winner Lansdowne Drive, Tectonics Architects: Urban Winner - UK Passivhaus Awards 2016 Cre8 Barn, retrofit winner 2015 New Farmhouse, Bespoke Project winner UK Passivhaus Awards2014 Lancaster Cohousing, Social Housing winner 2013 Mayville Community Centre, retrofit winner 2012
Carrowbreck Meadow, 2018 UK Passivhaus Awards   Wilkinson Primary School, large projects winner 2015 Coventry Eco House, cost & buildability winner 2014 Canolfan Hyddgen, Non-Domestic winner 2013 Oakmeadow Primary School, Non-Domestic winner 2012


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8th December 2019

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