Passive House Institute New Zealand

We are an Incorporated Charitable Trust advocating for healthy, highly energy efficient homes and public buildings in New Zealand.

Our mission

Our mission is to increase the awareness of the benefits and opportunities of high-performance buildings based on the Passive House Standard, through research, education and building industry engagement.

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PHINZ welcomes Homestar v5

We may seem a bit late to the party since Homestar v5 was launched in 2021! However, Homestar v5 is due to come into force in February 2023 so ...more

Interview with Adele Eyers: NZ’s first female Certified Passive House Tradesperson

Adele Eyers, originally from South Africa, has her own construction project management consultancy and in the last three months has been ...more

Whānau Spotlight: Terry Bryers and the team at Bruyere Ltd renovate Piha House

PIHA HOUSE started in 2019 as pretty much a standard renovation of an existing 2012 build, using European quality exterior joinery and more ...more

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