31 Mar '16, 12pm

Marsh Flatts Farm self-build under construction & aiming for #Passivhaus Plus

The single biggest surprise was the difficulty in finding a suitable contractor. I’d assumed there would be plenty of local builders looking for a project where they could learn all the low-energy building skills they’d be able to charge a premium for on future projects, but that simply wasn’t the case. Out of 10 requests for quotation there were only 2 viable responses, and only the chosen contractor had experience of achieving Passivhaus levels of airtightness."

Full article: http://www.passivhaustrust.org.uk/news/detail/?nId=617#.V...

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Passivhaus Institut Launches Online Training

Passivhaus Institut Launches Online Training

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The Passivhaus Institut (PHI), headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, announced an online training program that could be the...