Passivhaus

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The Closeburn community-owned Passivhaus project, the first of its kind in Scotland, has won the “Housing and Regeneration” category at the SURF Awards 2020. Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF) held its prestigious annual celebration presentation on 18th February to announce the w

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Three families have moved into Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus homes which have been developed by Nith Valley LEAF Trust (NVLT) in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust (DGSCHT). Representing the community of Closeburn in Upper Nithsdale, NVLT is a

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Tenants moving into newly finished homes at Eildon’s Springfield Place development in St Boswells are set to benefit from dramatically cheaper fuel bills. The Passivhaus development at Springfield Place, St Boswells

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Sanctuary Homes has seen two of its properties achieve the top energy efficiency rating in Scotland as part of a pilot project to deliver sustainable homes for the future. The homes, at Sanctuary’s £25 million Newfield Square development in the Nitshill area of Glasgow, have been built t

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Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week. The first of three Passivhaus homes at Springfield Place in St Boswells will complete in March and a further ten-home development at Westruther has secured planning permission.

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The development at Cunningham House, which is Glasgow’s first Passivhaus development for social rent, was formally opened on Friday 30th of August. The development has seen the creation of 19 new homes for older people. The project combines the construction of a modern five-storey Passivhaus t

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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. The Passivhaus standard builds homes to a very high standard of energy efficiency wh

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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. The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at GSA, together with John Gilbert Architects, Stewart & Shields an

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A new service will be launched tomorrow which aims to provide affordable, Passivhaus-standard social housing in Scotland. John Gilbert Architects and contractors Stewart & Shields have developed Passivhoos – homes designed specifically for Scottish social housing providers that meet internatio

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