Scotland committed to continuing passive house journey

Patrick Harvie MSP, the Scottish government’s minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants' rights, was a keynote speaker at the UK Passivhaus Conference in Edinburgh on 17 October, and shared his vision for energy efficient and low carbon buildings in Scotland.

ASBP Awards shortlist announced

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products has announced the shortlist for its 2024 awards – including everything from biogenic passive houses to reclaimed steel and AI-based whole life carbon optimisation software.

Sustainable bodies criticise Future Homes lack of ambition

Three leading sustainable building organisations have expressed disappointment with the government’s proposed Future Homes Standard, which went to consultation in December, along with proposals for non-domestic buildings.

Beattie Passive appoints self-build manager

Passive house pioneer and offsite modular construction specialist Beattie Passive is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Clarke to the newly created role of client solutions manager.

Zehnder launches MVHR system for tight spaces

Zehnder Group UK has launched the Zehnder ComfoAir Flex – a mechanical ventilation system with heat recovery (MVHR) specifically designed for tight spaces and challenging installation environments.