23 Dec '15, 11am

2015 #PassiveHouse Highlights in UK:

. Is that really a highlight for 2015? Given the context of the UK Government abandoning many energy-related policies during 2015, then a global agreement that will at least set a direction of travel has to be a good thing. As usual though, this comes with many caveats, particularly concerns about potential overheating, ventilation and performance-gap risks in many non-Passivhaus low energy buildings. Overall, this can only strengthen the role of Passivhaus as a rigorous, proven standard for comfort and energy efficiency, so a positive end to a bleak policy year!

Full article: http://www.passivhaustrust.org.uk/news/detail/?nId=596#.V...

Tweets

This is a great round up of 2015 from @Passivha...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 23 Dec '15, 5pm

Passivhaus goes large. The conference theme focused upon the development of large-scale UK housing projects and the challe...

Very interesting article on #Passivhaus solutio...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 21 Dec '15, 1pm

Whether global climate objectives are met or not largely depends on the building sector. Over a third of the total energy ...

Bristol City Council strives for #PassiveHouse Plus with 25 new homes:

Bristol City Council strives for #PassiveHouse ...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 21 Dec '15, 9am

Gale & Snowden Architects’ approach to sustainable construction is to rigorously employ Passivhaus design principles to en...

Newly extended Welsh primary school set for Pas...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 20 Dec '15, 1pm

The extended block has been designed by PHT Patron members Architype and is set to achieve Passivhaus Certification. The n...

Search and Social Media Marketing Highlights fo...

domainnews.com 22 Dec '15, 7pm

With 2015 soon to close its doors and 2016 just around the corner, we’re wondering what the New Year brings in the digital...

UK power sector slashes emissions by almost a q...

businessgreen.com 22 Dec '15, 12am

The government has confirmed emissions from the UK's power sector have fallen sharply in recent years, detailing how carbo...

UK Passivhaus Trust on #PassiveHouse Solutions ...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 28 Dec '15, 11am

Whether global climate objectives are met or not largely depends on the building sector. Over a third of the total energy ...

Outlook for UK Biomass

businessgreen.com 21 Dec '15, 12am

Mark Dennison of Norton Rose Fulbright argues the UK biomass sector could be on the cusp of a breakthrough, but its prospe...

SEW's 10 most popular articles of 2015

searchenginewatch.com 22 Dec '15, 11am

Is Penguin 4.0 coming in March 2016? How hacking hurts your website’s ranking in search results Dedicated thank you pages ...

Sebastien Buemi Wins 2015 Punta del Este ePrix [video highlights]

Sebastien Buemi Wins 2015 Punta del Este ePrix ...

electriccarsreport.com 20 Dec '15, 8am

Sebastien Buemi recharged his title assault with a sensational win in the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix . For the first...

#SEO

searchengineland.com 23 Dec '15, 4pm

Google’s decision to begin ranking mobile-friendly web pages higher in its mobile search results made news across marketin...

Comparison sites dominate UK online financial services market

Comparison sites dominate UK online financial s...

searchenginewatch.com 21 Dec '15, 11am

Price comparison websites still dominate the UK search rankings for financial products, though more 'traditional' brands a...

UK’s Amber Rudd presses Brussels over solar pri...

pv-tech.org 21 Dec '15, 11am

UK energy secretary Amber Rudd has been lobbying the European Commission over its continued enforcement of the minimum imp...

Prefab Passivhaus

Prefab Passivhaus

greenbuildingadvisor.com 17 Dec '15, 3pm

A residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakage, very high levels of insulation, and...

Deep cuts and VAT bring ruin to UK #solar industry. The Ecologist

Deep cuts and VAT bring ruin to UK #solar indus...

theecologist.org 17 Dec '15, 5pm

Less than a week after the UK Government agreed in Paris to keep global temperatures well below two degrees, the governmen...