Opinion: Proving Passivhaus can work for social housing

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Environment, Sustainability

John Barnham, head of sustainable development at Orbit Group, responds to a recent NHBC report highlighting major obstacles facing the successful roll-out of Passivhaus schemes in the UK. The NHBC Foundation's recent report on Passivhaus in the UK highlights the major obstacles contributing to the successful roll-out of this proven low energy design solution. The focus on highlighting the need for improved quality control, higher compliance standards and importantly providing an affordable product...

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