Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa - Passive House Institute New Zealand

We advocate for healthy, highly energy-efficient homes and buildings in Aotearoa NZ

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 members

Whether you are after a designer, a component supplier, a construction company or other, our member listings will help you to find the right Passive House professional for your job.

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Featured event

13th - 15th September 2024 | Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Passive House Conference 2024

BUILDING BETTER FOR COMMUNITIES AND CLIMATE Venue: The School of Architecture and Design, Victoria University of Wellington Pre- conference day and...Find out more

Recent news

Passive House Institute New Zealand (PHINZ) Opposes insulation standards rollback, Advocates for Effective Building Standards

PHINZ has issued the following press release in response to the recent media reports and comments by Minister Chris Penk. “PHINZ strongly ...more

People’s Choice Award 2023

Below are the Passive House projects from across the motu certified in the last 24 months. Browse through the slides and vote for your favourite ...more

How do I refer to my project?

PHINZ has created a short guide to help with terminology when talking about projects that our members and other Passive House professionals undertake.

Case studies

Living in a Passive House

Hear about New Zealand Passive Houses, their quality, comfort and energy efficiency, from those who live in one.

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