Thornhill Primary School is Certified to Passivhaus Classic Building Standard

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We’re very pleased to announce Thornhill Primary School has been certified to the Passivhaus Classic building standard by the Passive House Institute in Germany.

Congratulations to the whole team on this great achievement, making the school one of only a handful of buildings to achieve this standard!

With excellent thermal comfort, energy efficiency and air quality, Thornhill promises to be an ideal learning environment.


Client: Central Bedfordshire Council

Architect & Passive House designer: ECD Architects Ltd

Cost consultant / Contract administrator / Principal Designer: Keegans

MEP Engineer:  MHL Consulting

Structural Engineer:  Engenuiti

Civils / Sub-structure Engineer:  Symmetrys Structural and Civil Engineers

PHPP consultant:  Georgia Laganakou (pre-RIBA Stage 5) / Elementa Consulting | UK (RIBA Stage 5/6)

Passive House Certifier:  Etude

Main Contractor: ASHE Group

CLT fabricator:  KLH UK Limited

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