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02.06.20 Many hope to carry on working from home after crisis

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11.05.20 Employees happy to keep remote working despite PM’s ease on lockdown restrictions

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s addressing the country on the 10/05/2020 in which he has eased some lockdown measures, more than half of employees state they are happy to carry on working from home at least until the end of

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19.03.19 PassivPod gains another award

PassivPod awarded the title of: 2019 Award for Excellence in Sustainable Accommodation – UK

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23.03.20 PassivPod gains FutureBuild award

PassivPod awarded winner at FutureBuild 2020 for the Offsite Category.

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29.10.19 PassivPod could be the solution

Students have complained that their “pod” accommodation in a university car park is “not fit for humans” and “not mentally viable”. Undergraduates staying at the University of the West of England’s (UWE) new Purbeck Court site have described their “tiny”

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04.10.19 Edie National Sustainability Leader Awards

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04.10.19 Successful World first at South East Construction Expo

A one-bedroom apartment block was built in just under six hours (5 hours, 55 minutes and 7 seconds) in a world first construction demonstration, last Thursday 26 September at the South East Construction Expo held in Ardingly, West Sussex.Take a

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20.08.19 Timber Glulam withstand a burnout fire

A fire test shows that glulam structures can be designed to maintain their load-bearing capacity throughout a burnout fire. This allows for greater use of glulam in tall buildings. You can read more about it here: https://www.passivpod.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Timber-Glulam-withstand-a-burnout-fire.pdf

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20.08.19 World’s Tallest Timber Building

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has verified the completion of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway that now holds the unique title of the “World’s Tallest Timber Building.” At 85.4 meters, it is also the

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20.08.19 Growing opportunities for specifying timber

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Wood, the world’s oldest and most traditional building material, is increasingly being re-evaluated as a modern-day first choice for both structural and interior applications across domestic and commercial buildings. For example, the structural frame of the building, the roof trusses,

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