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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Members

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

30/10/2020 | Ōtepoti Dunedin

Amy Tankard: My Journey to Passive House

2 years ago, Amy Tankard (CEO of Passive House Institute New Zealand, Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa)...Find out more

Recent news

A Successful Passive House Hui

Saturday 31 October saw our largest hui to date, with over 80 attendees and 12 sponsor supplier stands, at Otago Polytechnic in ...more

Whare Korou – Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Kia ora koutou, In honour of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, I had a chat to Kiharoa Milroy  (Tūhoe and Ngāti Whakaue) about the gifting of our Te Reo ...more

How to Talk About Passive House

We were very pleased to have Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw from The Workshop keynote at SPPHC19 (video and slides available here – it is highly ...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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