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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
It was back in December that the Scottish Government agreed to progress legislation proposed by Scottish Labour MSP Alex Rowley that will, they said, “introduce new minimum environmental design standards for all new-build housing to meet the Passivhaus standard, or a Scottish equivalent, in or
Jimmy Black warms to the government’s plans for passive houses. I may have groaned when I heard that all new homes are to be ‘passive houses’, complying with a strict standard covering airtightness and energy use. I thought… here’s another green inspired policy lunge w
Work has started on-site to build 20 new affordable housing apartments in Midlothian. Situated on the High Street of Bonnyrigg’s popular town centre, Cruden Building is delivering the project on behalf of Midlothian Council. The new homes will support the council’s wider ambition to reac