Passivhaus

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Work is underway to build a 40-bedroom care complex and 46 extra care flats alongside a day-care unit in Bonnyrigg. Ogilvie Construction is building the development, which will be constructed to the Passivhaus green-energy standards, on behalf of Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership and Mid

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A recent MSP reception was held at the Scottish Parliament aimed at exploring the next steps for the proposed Scottish Passivhaus equivalent legislation. Sponsored by Alex Rowley MSP, the reception on 28 February was attended by MSPs from across the political spectrum, including minister for housing

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Midlothian Council’s most ambitious energy-efficient housing development is about to get underway. The £24.038 million project will see 90 Passivhaus homes built on the site of the old Newbattle High School in Easthouses.

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This week West of Scotland Housing Association and development partners hub West Scotland and CCG (Scotland) unveiled a plaque to celebrate the Passivhaus certification of the landmark Springfield Cross social housing development in Glasgow’s East End — a significant milestone in the cit

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Patrick Harvie MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights, has underscored his commitment to low carbon, energy-efficient buildings at this week's UK Passivhaus Conference in Edinburgh.

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Campion Homes joint managing directors Susan Jackson and Dougie Herd welcomed Homes for Scotland staff and members to its latest completed project in Gauldry this week, where they were invited to take a tour of the development and learn more about these innovative new homes.

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Minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants' rights Patrick Harvie MSP visited Scotland’s largest Passivhaus development in Dundashill with West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) and contractor CCG (Scotland) Ltd. Located on the site of the former Diageo Distillery, the

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Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has started work on the most ambitious Passivhaus programme in Scotland for Midlothian Council at Bonnyrigg. Work is underway to build 20 new one-bedroom apartments, among 182 homes the council will deliver built to the exacting, energy-efficient Passi

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There is no doubt that launching a Passivhaus equivalent for Scotland will drive up the operational efficiency of homes, but as Mike Stevenson, senior manager strategic markets at NorDan UK argues, we also can’t be passive about embodied carbon. There is no doubt that a proposed Scottish equiv

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