Passivhaus Awards open for entries
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“We’re looking for groundbreaking schemes that will prove the [passive house] standard can tackle the climate crisis and create healthy environments. We want projects that not only have ambitious architectural ambition, but also impeccable performance credentials to prove it,” read a statement from organisers the Passivhaus Trust.
The awards are open in three categories: small residential, large residential, and non-domestic. The small residential award is sponsored by Ecology Building Society. “Ecology supports UK projects that enhance the quality of housing and have a positive impact on the environment. Our sustainable mortgages incentivise the most energy-efficient properties such as those built to the passive house or Enerphit standards,” read a statement from Ecology.
“We anticipate another exciting range of entries this year, showcasing the latest innovation and design diversity that can deliver passive house, encouraging many others to adopt the standard. It’s always inspiring to see Ecology borrowers achieve success at these awards, which always receives a very high standard of entries.”
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the other categories. For more information see www.passivhaustrust.org.uk
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