A LAUDED self-build house in Scotland has been shortlisted in an awards competition celebrating the exacting energy efficiency standard, Passivhaus (here).
Says the Passivhaus Trust, here, of Ostro Passivhaus: “In March 2014, owner and architect, Mhairi, and her partner, Martin – from Passivhaus Trust member, Paper Igloo Ltd – engaged in an ambitious self-build project in the historical conservation village of Kippen, near Stirling, Scotland.
“The ‘box in a box’ timber frame home received [passivhaus] certification in October 2017 becoming the first certified Passivhaus in Stirlingshire. It has also achieved Scottish Technical Standards Section 7: Sustainability Gold Level (here).”
The shortlist reads:
Erne Campus Passivhaus Premium, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Foleshill Health Centre Passivhaus, Coventry
Cannock Mill Cohousing, Colchester, Essex
Ostro Passivhaus, Kippen, Stirlingshire
Parc y Rhodyn, Wales
Bowman’s Lea EnerPHit, London
Harpenden EnerPHit Plus, Hertfordshire
Modernist EnerPHit Plus, London
Shepherd’s Barn EnerPHit Plus, Durham
The winners of the Passivhaus Awards 2023 will be announced on July 5.
Picture credit: David Barbour
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