Work on a new £24 million Passivhaus primary school for Irvine has officially commenced. North Ayrshire provost Anthea Dickson carried out the official ground-breaking duties to signal the start of construction of the new facility at Montgomerie Park.
Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has started work on the most ambitious Passivhaus programme in Scotland for Midlothian Council at Bonnyrigg. Work is underway to build 20 new one-bedroom apartments, among 182 homes the council will deliver built to the exacting, energy-efficient Passi
There is no doubt that launching a Passivhaus equivalent for Scotland will drive up the operational efficiency of homes, but as Mike Stevenson, senior manager strategic markets at NorDan UK argues, we also can’t be passive about embodied carbon. There is no doubt that a proposed Scottish equiv
A striking Scottish architectural gem hidden in the rural Highlands has been shortlisted in the 2023 UK Passivhaus Awards.
Highly energy-efficient windows are to be installed in 111 properties in Motherwell as part of a planned maintenance workstream led by Lanarkshire Housing Association.
Six new flats in a courtyard behind Buccleuch Street in Dalkeith, part of an ambitious energy-efficient council housing programme, are expected to be welcoming their new council tenants in the autumn.
Work has started on-site to build 20 new affordable housing apartments in Midlothian. Situated on the High Street of Bonnyrigg’s popular town centre, Cruden Building is delivering the project on behalf of Midlothian Council. The new homes will support the council’s wider ambition to reac
Kingdom Housing Association welcomed Scottish Labour spokesperson on housing & local government Mark Griffin MSP as well as representatives from the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Kingdom board members to its largest sustainable housing development to date recently. The &
Work is progressing on a new classroom block on the grounds of Sciennes Primary, which will see it become the first Passivhaus primary school building in Edinburgh. The extension will provide much-needed extra space for classrooms as Sciennes already has one of the largest rolls in the country and h
Proposals for a replacement Liberton High School have taken a major step forward after the planning application for the new school was approved yesterday.
An agreed definition of a Scottish equivalent of the Passivhaus standard which will become the minimum for all new housing in the country is to be the subject of consultation between the Scottish Government and the building industry, Patrick Harvie has confirmed. Last month, the
Cruden Building Scotland has officially completed Stirlingshire’s all-new Passivhaus development on behalf of Hanover Scotland.
All new-build homes in Scotland will soon have to meet the internationally recognised ‘Passivhaus’ standard after the Scottish Government agreed to progress legislation proposed by Scottish Labour MSP Alex Rowley. The Proposed Domestic Building Environmental Standards (Scotland) Bil
Practical completion has been achieved for Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus-certified housing development at Springfield Cross.
John Gilbert Architects has picked up the Glasgow Institute of Architects Sustainability Award 2022 on behalf of the Niddrie Road project team delivering a pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement. The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) Design Awards celebrates the very best architecture being