Passivhaus



Sanctuary’s Nitshill development wins best regeneration award at TIS event

Sanctuary Homes’ transformation of Newfield Square in Glasgow has been named best regeneration development at the TIS National Excellence Awards.

Published 25 November 2020

Tenants move into Scotland's first community-owned Passivhaus development

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).

Published 21 October 2020

Council plan to bring Passivhaus homes to Dalkeith

Midlothian Council has submitted plans for a residential and retail development in Dalkeith.

Published 21 September 2020

West of Scotland Housing Association given green light for Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus development

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has received planning consent from Glasgow City Council for its landmark Passivhaus social housing development in Glasgow’s East End.

Published 21 July 2020

Eildon tenants set to move into Passivhaus homes

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

Published 12 March 2020

Sanctuary brings Passivhaus homes to Glasgow

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.

Published 28 February 2020

Eildon moves step closer to more Borders Passivhaus homes

Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.

Published 21 February 2020

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