Top Passive House Tweets Last Week

October 15, 2020


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

As the 24th International Passive House Conference came to an end, PHI announced the 25th International Passive House is scheduled to occur in Wuppertal, Germany, sometime next autumn.

Australian Passive House Association board member Kate Nason and architect Talina Edwards have been chosen as finalist in the Women in Sustainability Awards 2020. The winners will be announced at the Sustainability Summit and Awards on November 12.

Ecological Building Systems wrapped up their series on Passive house Insulation. It concluded with a tour of Niall Crosson’s Passive House home, now open for visitors. The video was originally filmed last April and includes interviews with the architect, contractors, and suppliers involved with the project.

Zero Carbon Yorkshire is holding a webinar with speakers including the Head of Housing Delivery and Housing Development Manager from City of York Council and HausPure. The event will be on October 26.

In relation to last week’s news about York’s plan for the largest Passivhaus programme in the UK, the City of York will be discussed at the UK Passive House Conference on November 4.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today that the UK will begin taking climate change seriously. They will strive to become the world leader in low-cost, clean power generation and have every home powered by offshore wind within 10 years. Johnson has also proclaimed that the UK will reach net zero by 2050.

Passive House Plus linked to a study from the Guardian about air pollution particles in young brains being linked to Alzheimer’s damage.

Passive House Plus wrote that the RIBA has announced a major expansion in the post occupancy evaluation of buildings.

Builds to Watch – John Gilbert Architecture and Chris Morgan have won a bid to design a community-led affordable housing project in rural Cairngorms, Scotland.

Builds to Watch – MawsonKerr’s Passivhaus project in Northumberland.

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