Find a PHINZ member
Our members are practitioners and suppliers, providing a range of services and products for use in Passive House projects.
Our members are practitioners and suppliers, providing a range of services and products for use in Passive House projects.
CORA’s philosophy is to design building services that provide comfortable, healthy and safe internal environments.
This is achieved through careful consideration of clients’ needs and implementing these by working in a collaborative, integrated and holistic manner as part of a professional team. At CORA, we believe that the built environment must improve the natural world not detract from it.
ThermaDura is proud to be part of the Passive House community and to be able to manufacture 2 passive house certified window and door ranges in New Zealand.
European Style Energy Efficient Wooden Windows & Doors
Siga epitomise all the best that we think of with Swiss quality control and reliability.
SIGA is a World leader in the development, production and distribution of products free from residential toxins for the air and wind tight building envelopes. SIGA-sealed buildings are characterised by low heating and ventilation costs, higher standard of comfort without drafts and protection from mould.
Know-how, quality, innovation and the consistent striving for sustainability are some of the recipes for the success of the Swiss family business.
SIGA develops and produces its products at two locations in the canton of Lucerne (Central Switzerland). The core competencies of the company are research and development, production, sales and training. 34 patents have been registered in the last 10 years.
We’re a team of Architects that tread the line between creative design solutions and technical expertise.
It’s a balance we work hard to maintain in projects of all scales, at every step along the way. We’re excited about new ways of doing things, but draw on our depth of experience and multi-disciplinary approach to ensure they’re done right. Our tight partnerships with experts in engineering and surveying make us a one-stop-shop for excellent, original and sensitive design solutions.
Geotechnical & Structural Engineers
We design resilient structures to support High Performance housing right across New Zealand.
We understand what is required to avoid thermal bridging and will go the extra mile to ensure standards are met or exceeded.
We prefer to work collaboratively with the home owner, designer and builder to ensure that both the design and construction process is as efficient as possible.
Please give Damien a call on 0273481110
Energy Architecture NZ Ltd specializes in environmentally sustainable and low energy design. The practice has the experience and ambition to provide solutions that address health and energy based issues through architecture.
Energy efficiency is not exotic or niche, it’s just something to consider as part of the design process of any project.
Private individual and website creator about alternative energy who discovered Passive House design as part of building the website. Wanting to achieve that sort of standard in a future home we travelled to Aachen, Germany for the Passivhaus International conference a few years ago, visiting homes and public buildings as part of it. We also check out the Energy Plus builds of Rolf Disch in Freiburg.
Having intended to build a passive house home on land we had but then having to move on, we want to build our long term home with these concepts. On the way we aim to create part of a barn on the site into a temporary dwelling which will follow passive house standards. Currently renting a new build home built to current code we know we have to have better energy management in any home we own.
Chamberlain Carpentry & Joinery specialises in building and renovating unique and/or special mid- to high-end properties, including energy efficient homes.
Whether you’re building a new home in Taupo, renovating, or seeking that special piece of hand-crafted furniture, Chamberlain Carpentry & Joinery and Chamberlain Homes can help you. Ian is a craftsman with over 36 years experience in the business, the last fifteen as Chamberlain Carpentry and Joinery, Taupo. His hand-picked team have all been chosen for their carpentry and/or joinery qualifications and skills, experience, knowledge, easy personalities and customer service skills. All staff are members of New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB).
Our extended service brings years of skilled craftmanship to the building of entire homes. Your aspirations are given firm foundations built solidly by certified builders and cabinetmakers.
Ben and Jessica work with really diverse clients to produce truly ecological, healthy & beautiful housing – providing real comfort and less cost to the environment, with the added benefit of minimal running costs.
Hiberna provides a full service, from concept and planning, through design and analysis, to building and finishing. If you have a question about natural building or energy, we would love to try to help!
Working in the Queenstown Lakes Region for over half a decade we are very passionate about creating sustainable, healthy homes. We strongly believe in architecture that adapts to the local climate and enhances the interior comfort by incorporating passive house design principles. Unique & personalized design as well as clear project documentation are key elements to deliver your desired project outcome.
Welcome to buildgood, your independent, expert project management service. Offering professional, strategic advice and expertise to direct your project from inception to completion. Using hands-on project definition, planning, monitoring, collaboration and control to push for your project’s best outcome.
Bob Burnett Architecture has been an advocate for energy-efficient, environmentally sound architecture for two decades. Designing and building his own demonstration projects to create awareness for the community and industry about high performance design and construction. He wants to help people understand the link between New Zealand’s suboptimal building code standards, that are around 20 years behind other OECD countries and alarming health and wellbeing statistics. In 2015 Bob founded the Superhome Movement and co-founded Quakestar rating system after the Christchurch earthquakes. Recently Bob received the Sustainability Superstar award by Sustainable Business Network.
Hector Egger New Zealand is the new Cromwell based joint venture business formed between Swiss company Hector Egger Holzbau AG and local Queenstown based partners, Tristan Franklin and Stephan Mäusli. Hector Egger Holzbau AG has 20 years’ experience in offsite manufacturing of timber elements and panels, with three ISO 9001 certified factories operating in Switzerland. Construction is currently underway on the new 3,500m2 Cromwell factory and office building, with completion scheduled for the end of Oct 2020 and manufacturing starting Jan 2021.
Hector Egger New Zealand is replicating the same IP and processes as our Swiss partners and will specialise in the manufacture of high-tech timber elements and prefabricated timber panels (external and internal walls, ceiling and floor) for residential and commercial building construction. Our panelised system is either engineered to meet NZ code or designed to be fully compliant with NZS 3604 building standards. It is faster to completion, less expensive and higher quality when manufactured offsite. This solution can be used equally well across stand-alone houses, medium density developments, multi-storey apartments, schools and commercial buildings. A 150m2 family home will take approximately 6-8 weeks in design and engineering per typology, 3 days factory manufacture and 3 days on site installation to weathertight envelope. We provide fixed pricing for the manufacture and installation of our timber panels and elements.
VIA architecture Ltd, the practice of Elrond Burrell, works nationally with prospective homeowners to design beautiful modern comfortable Passive House (Passivhaus) homes.
VIA architecture Ltd also consults to architects and designers to ensure their design can meet the Passive House standard without compromising their creativity. This includes; design reviews, PHPP modelling, thermal bridge modelling, blower door air testing, site observation.
Elrond Burrell, director of VIA architecture and Registered Architect (UK), is NZ’s most experienced Passive House Designer and has been designing and consulting on Passive House homes, offices, apartment buildings and schools in NZ, AUS, Canada, the Middle East and the UK for over a decade.
VIA architecture Ltd is a Practice member of the NZIA and a Lifemark associate.
Please visit our website about page for more.
Amanda Bulman and Denis Chin are the directors of bbc architects, and have been practising together since 2001. They are both registered with the New Zealand Institute of Architects and have a diverse team of architects and technicians working with them out of the historic ‘Shed 21’ building on the Wellington waterfront.
Builders of quality Certified Passive House projects in the greater Auckland area. From small cost effective dwellings to premium residences. Adaptation of existing concepts, detailed plans, or we can design and build for you from scratch. Registered Certified Builder, and Passive House Tradesperson qualified.
BEAL is the acronym for ‘Building Element Assessment Laboratory’. Commencing product assessments in 2004, it has developed into two entities covering product testing and certification throughout Australasia and Asia. The two entities are known as BEAL Testing Services and BEAL Certification Service.
Advising our clients on maximising the building energy performance of their new home, through energy modelling. Our ultimate goal is to have happy clients with healthy, comfortable, high performing homes. We can help right from design/concept stage, or confirm how your home will perform without any changes to the construction. Love to hear from you.
Maguire and Harford Architects (formerly RMBH Architects) was formed in 2012 by Ross Maguire and Braden Harford and our small team is based in Christchurch. Our experience is found in work around New Zealand including various residential, educational, sports and leisure facilities, and commercial projects.
The Edge Innovation Team.
Bau Division is an emerging architecture practice working primarily in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. We aim to create lasting and meaningful designs that are backed up by technical rigour and strategic thinking.
Bau Division was founded in 2018 and is directed by John Baker, a registered architect, certified Passive House Designer and member of the New Zealand Institute of Architects.
John graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2006 with first class honours, and has since worked in four notable and award winning offices in Dunedin (Architectural Ecology), Auckland (Architectus), Zurich, Switzerland (EM2N Architekten) and Hamilton (MOAA Architects).
Bau Division will approach any project with creative solutions, clear communication, attention to detail and, above all, care for your design.
If you’re thinking about how to get started with your next building project, get in touch and we’d be happy to discuss.
Parsonson Architects is a 7 person practice who work in an environment of collaboration, creativity and sustainability, where theres is a strong interest in exploring the ‘spirit of place’.
Work is currently focussed on individual house, multi-unit residential, community, hospitality and commercial projects.
PH Architecture delivers beautiful, healthy and energy efficient buildings that will meet your needs now and into the future.
Petra is a UK registered Architect and Certified Passive House Designer. Her 15 years experience covers the design and successful management of small to large scale residential, commercial, office, educational and healthcare projects in the UK, Hungary and in New Zealand.
Petra draws on her European experience and the inspiration she had found in New Zealand to bring her clients’ vision to reality!
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