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UK Passivhaus Awards 2015

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Shortlisted Finalistsand Winners



Awards Timeline


2015 is a special year for the Trust as it is our 5th anniversary, which will coincide with theUK Passivhaus Awards ceremony. The 2015 Awards aimed to celebrate the design and performance of Passivhaus in the UK, highlighting that Passivhaus can be used on any building type to create beautiful buildings that address health and well-being, energy efficiency and occupant comfort issues.

2015 UK Passivhaus Awards Launch2015 objectives

  1. Celebrate exceptional Passivhaus buildings that are beautifully designed.
  2. Recognise UK Passivhaus schemes that are being delivered at large scale.
  3. Demonstrate that Passivhaus can deliver successful retrofit solutions.

    Shortlisted Finalists and Winners

    Small Projects Category:sponsored byKingspan Insulation

    Dundon Passivhaus
    Prewett Bizley Architects

    Beacon View - Dundon Passivhaus

    Private dwelling

    Compton Dundon, Somerset

    A detached low-energy home built to Passivhaus Standard, nestled at the foot of a wooded hill on the edge of a Somerset Village.

    WINNER:Steel Farm

    Steel Farm

    Private dwelling

    Whitfield, Northumberland

    A reinterpretation of the traditional farmstead. Materials, form and proportion are in harmony with the region; culminating in a vibrant home with a distinct sense of place.

    Large Projects Category:Sponsored byMunster Joinery

    Erneley Close

    Erneley Close

    Social housing EnerPHit

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    A regeneration of two dilapidated blocks of flats in one of the poorest parts of Manchester, with EnerPHit as a mechanism for creating a sustainable low carbon community.

    STEM Building
    University of Bradford

    STEM Building

    University Lab

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    A new build multi-use lab space with associated prep rooms. Buildings main aim is to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the University.

    WINNER:Wilkinson Primary School

    Wilkinson Primary School

    Primary School

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

    第二代“主要的brief beyond necessary requirements. The design addresses future needs of a 21st century learning environment with various innovations to improve performance & sustainability.

    Retrofit Category:Sponsored byEcology Building Society

    Admirals Hard
    Admirals Hard


    Plymouth, Devon

    Conversion of a first floor flat into an EnerPHit office, and extensive retrofit of the whole building, which includesa ground floor shop.

    WINNER:Cre8 Barn
    Green Building Store
    Cr8 Barn

    Education Centre

    Huddersfield, Yorkshire

    Retrofit with a super-insulated timber frame structure built inside the existing building to preserve the appearance of the cow byre.

    11/19 Passmore Street
    Sturgis Carbon Profiling
    Passmore Street

    Private rentals

    Mayfair, London

    Two bed, historic terraced houses that acheived first privately rented EnerPHit criteria in London. Pilot projects have set precedence for many more to come from Grosvenor.


    Small Projects

    Large Projects


    sponsored by

    Kingspan绝缘标志- 2015 UK Passivhaus Awards sponsor

    sponsored by

    Munster Joinery

    sponsored by

    Ecology Building Society

    • Any building type.

    • Developments10 units

    • 300m2TFA

    • Any building type.

    • Developments ≥10 units

    • ≥350m2TFA

    • Any building type

    • Achieving Passivhaus or EnerPHit Standard


    Winners were decided by PHT members.

    The winning project from each category was decided via a combination of:

    • online PHT member votes (open 22 June)
    • votes from the members of the audience at the Awards Ceremony after project presentations.

      View last year’spresentations here.


      The panel of industry experts and practioners who decided this year’s shortlist are:

      • Jon Bootland, Passivhaus Trust
      • Nick Grant, Elemental Solutions
      • Hattie Hartman, Architects Journal
      • Jon Seaman, Integrity Buildings Ltd
      • Lynne Sullivan, sustainableBYdesign

      The 2015 Awards timeline

      03 March

      Awards Launch at Ecobuild hosted by Advantage Austria - Member Invite

      11 May

      Phase I submission deadline

      05 June

      Finalists Revealed

      15 June

      Phase II submission deadline

      22 June

      Online member voting opens

      03 July

      Online member voting closes 5pm

      07 July

      Awards ceremony & voting by PHT members

      08 July

      Winners announced

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