Passivhaus



Sarah Lewis: Affordable Passivhaus homes

Sarah Lewis, associate director: architecture at Hamson Barron Smith (HBS), describes the company’s use of Passivhaus as its benchmark performance standard.

Published 10 October 2019

Glasgow's first Passivhaus development for social rent opens

The development at Cunningham House, which is Glasgow’s first Passivhaus development for social rent, was formally opened on Friday 30th of August.

Published 3 September 2019

Passivhaus-standard affordable housing plan lodged for Diageo’s former Dundashill distillery

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has submitted an application for planning permission to create 89 affordable homes at the former Diageo distillery site at Dundashill, Glasgow.

Published 31 July 2019

Work starts on Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus certified homes

Building work has started on three family-sized passivhaus certified homes in the village of Closeburn in Dumfries and Galloway.

Published 26 June 2019

Local MP launches ACHA’s first Passivhaus housing development

Brendan O’Hara, MP for Argyll and Bute, has cut the first turf on the site of ten new homes in Garelochhead to launch Argyll Community Housing Association’s (ACHA’s) Passivhaus housing development.

Published 1 February 2019

Funding awarded for new Scottish Passivhaus initiative

Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus.

Published 30 January 2019

Affordable Passivhaus service set for Scottish social housing sector

A new service will be launched tomorrow which aims to provide affordable, Passivhaus-standard social housing in Scotland.

Published 12 June 2017

Highland home announced as finalist in 2016 UK Passivhaus Awards

A low energy home in the Highlands designed by HLM Architects has been announced as a finalist in the Rural category for the 2016 UK Passivhaus Awards.

Published 2 June 2016