Top Passive House Tweets Last Week

October 06, 2020

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Here’s a roundup of last week’s top Passive House tweets! We hope you enjoy the new format!

In a new Amazon Prime documentary Our Corner of the Planet, featured is a 24-unit multi-family development by Node Architecture in NYC targeting Passivhaus certification.

The UK Passivhaus Conference 2020 is calling for technical papers. Papers must be submitted by October 9 for consideration.

Glavel has release new foam glass blocks, saying that, in conjunction with foam glass gravel, these blocks are one of the most efficient ways to increase border insulation. The company is looking for pilot projects to use these new blocks.

Passivhaus Trust released their latest newsletter, detailing highlights of September in Passivhaus news and information about upcoming events such as the UK Passivhaus Conference and LCAW – Passive Pioneers events in November.

The NY Passive House Board of Directors elections are coming up for fall 2020 and there is still time to apply for board positions.

Green Building Store released a 10-minute film with Ben Adam-Smith that gives a short guide to radical retrofitting and their experiences working on deep “whole house” retrofits.

York has seen a green home revolution and the city plans to build Britain’s largest zero-carbon housing project with 600 homes and car-free cycling transportation requirements. In this article, Olly Wainwright, Architect and Design Critic for The Guardian, discusses this revolution and how it should spread across the UK.

Scotland’s Highland Council is considering increasing school construction standards to encompass Passivhaus.

A nine-home Passivhaus development in Exeter reached practical completion this past week.

This week, the Wrekin Housing Group welcomed HRH The Princess Royal to their Princess Avenue affordable housing development in Arleston. The four properties are all timber framed and Passivhaus.

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