Passive House Institute New Zealand

Advocating for healthy, highly energy efficient homes and public buildings in New Zealand.

Our mission

The Passive House Institute New Zealand (PHINZ) is an Incorporated Charitable Trust. 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

9 - 11 October 2019 | Gaobeidian, China

23rd International Passive House Conference

The International Passive House Conference is going truly international this year. For the first time in its history, the conference...Find out more

Recent news

Passive House CEO

Position Description: Chief Executive OfficerIndependent Contractor: 2 days per week equivalent (flexible hours, some travel/attendance at NZ ...more

South Pacific Passive House Conference 19 – papers and presentations to download.

Head over to the SPPHC19 event page to find all the presentations and papers to download. Videos coming soon, too.

Passive House & the NZ Building Code

With the recent coverage of health and energy-related issues with NZ housing, we thought it was pertinent to make our Position Paper more readily ...more

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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