International issue 40 gallery

This issue features a rural house on New Zealand’s South Island that achieved passive house ‘plus’ status.

Learning curves gallery

Since Erne Campus opened its doors in September, students of South West College in Enniskillen can now experience one of the world’s most environmentally advanced higher education buildings, and the largest building in the world so far certified to the passive house premium standard, in recognition of both its highly efficient building fabric and the large amount of solar energy it generates.

Grist to the mill gallery

The pioneering Cannock Mill development in Colchester is just the second cohousing project in the UK to achieve passive house certification, making it a leader not just in terms of its thermal performance, but in demonstrating the vital role shared living can play in both building vibrant communities, and in mitigating the climate crisis.

Witness the phitness gallery

The deep retrofit of this 1930s dwelling on the Hampshire coast providesThe deep retrofit of this 1930s dwelling on the Hampshire coast providesa pitch-perfect example of how to transform old dwellings whilepreserving their original structure and minimising embodied carbon.

Heart of Oak gallery

A striking new oak-framed passive house in an area ofA striking new oak-framed passive house in an area ofoutstanding natural beauty in the English countrysidehas just opened its doors to the public, and already therehas been a flood of guests seeking to experience life in apassive house.

Onwards and upwards

Onwards and upwardsOnwards and upwardsThis Enerphit project in the suburbs of SouthDublin has dramatically transformed and extendeda dated 1970s dwelling.

Above the curve gallery

Limerick passive house showcases precision timber engineering

Butterfly effect gallery

Sligo deep retrofit delivers warmth, light and sweeping mountain views

Pitch perfect gallery

Beguiling Dundee passive house puts wood into woodland

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