Passivhaus blogs Green Building Store

Heidelberg Passivhaus conference: Achieve Better Buildings May 2019

The Bahnstadt Heidelberg

Blog by Chris Herring, Green Building Store Director and Chair of the Passivhaus Trust, sharing lessons from the May 2019 conference looking at scaling up Passivhaus in response to the climate and environmental emergency.

7th May 2019

Passivhaus & the Climate Emergency

Building the Denby Dale Passivhaus: continuity of insulation in the roof space

Blog highlighting the fact that there are now no planning obstacles for local authorities in England to require Passivhaus standard and that local authorities can now set energy standards beyond Building Regulations.

25th February 2019

Passivhaus in the UK: ending the policy vacuum

Why point to Passivhaus - Vancouver City presentation at UKPHC18

Blog on the UK Passivhaus Conference 2018 looking at ways in which local authorities are already taking up the Passivhaus low energy building standard and outlining future opportunities in the UK.

14th November 2018

Reflections on the 2018 International Passivhaus Conference

IPHA meeting at International Passivhaus Conference 2018

Blog on #iphc18 conference in Munich featuring the lowering cost of Passivhaus, the exponential growth of Passivhaus in China, climate change and much more.

14th March 2018

Spreading the Passivhaus love

Passivhaus Open Day

Blog sharing visitor feedback and our reflections on the 2017 Huddersfield Passivhaus Open Days.

4th December 2017

UK Passivhaus Conference 2017 #UKPHC17

UK Passivhaus Conference 2017

Blog on #UKPHC17 looking at local authority projects underway in the UK, the costs of Passivhaus and uptake of Passivhaus around the world.

1st November 2017

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries Part 2 – From Vienna to Yorkshire

Bill Butcher in Slavonice

Bill Butcher’s diary/ blog on the International Passive House Conference in Vienna, and motorbike journey home with Nick Grant via Bratislava and Slavonice.

1st June 2017

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries Part 1 – From Yorkshire to Vienna

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries

Green Building Store Director Bill Butcher’s diary/ blog of his motorcycle odyssey with Nick Grant to the International Passive House Conference in Vienna.

1st June 2017

Passivhaus: international collaboration at its best #IPHC17

International Passive House Conference 2017 Vienna

Grounds for hope and optimism – reflections on the International Passive House Conference #IPHC17 from Green Building Store’s Chris Herring and Paul Smith.

8th May 2017

Golcar Passivhaus: Door thresholds

ompacfoam Door Threshold Installation Detail

Blog featuring 3D diagram showing door threshold detailing at Golcar Passivhaus, including use of Compacfoam rigid thermoplastic insulation.

13th March 2017

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