Top Passive House Tweets Last Week

October 19, 2020

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Here’s a roundup of last week’s top Passive House tweets!

Sustainable architecture company Architype UK was named Architectural Practice of the Year during the Education Estates Digital Awards 2020.

The Green Building United Virtual Sustainability Symposium is this upcoming week October 22–23.

PHIUS has extended the deadline for their 2020 Passive Projects Design Competition to 11:59 ET October 19.

This Wednesday, On October 21, Passivhaus Trust’s John Palmer will host a webinar, “The retrofit challenge and how Passivhaus could help.”

Australia Passive House Association released a free book about Australia’s journey towards true zero energy buildings in the spirit of SPPHC 2020.

Research has been released showing how radon gas levels are lower in Passive House homes than other properties.

Wolfgang Feist has published a new article summing up the current discourse on urban planning and Passive House. It’s available now for iPHA members on Passipedia.

La Vanguardia magazine released an article around Passive House architecture and how it helps the planet.

Jerry Tate wrote an article for Architect’s Journal detailing some of the obstacles to creating net zero carbon buildings and tips for architects on overcoming them.

Beattie Passive launched their new modular factory at Carrow Works this past week in Norwich.

Harris Academy is the first Passivhaus secondary school and largest in the UK.

Building Highlight: The Heights, located in Vancouver, received Passive House certification on October 15.

Builds to Watch: Vienna House, which is working toward Passive House certification, will consist of 106 affordable homes and is being developed by VAHA, BC Housing & More than a Roof.

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