31 Oct '14, 11am

UK #Passivhaus Conference summary available here: #UKPHC14

International speaker Jessica Grove-Smith, gave an update on the Passivhaus Institiut’s activities, discussed the imminent release of the new Passivhaus categories and Near Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB’s). Sebastian Moreno-Vacca, A2M sc sprl, discussed the impact of legislation on the Passivhaus Standard in Brussels. With responsibility for its own Building Regulations Standards, the Brussels local region has adopted Passivhaus as the regulatory standard from 2015 . Coupled with small grants, this has prompted a huge movement to train up the design and construction industry, with a plethora of major developments already being built to Passivhaus standards. Well renowned Passivhaus clients such as Hastoe Housing Association and Exeter City Council declared their main selling points for Passivhaus homes are occupant benefits such as comfort, health, and reduced energy bills, ...

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