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

22/08/2020 | Dunedin

Passive House Hui 2020

Every year PHINZ holds a National Hui (Gathering) for Passive House professionals in Aotearoa NZ to come together to share...Find out more

Recent news

What do builders think about constructing a Passive House building?

After the “High-performance buildings at scale” event, Emma Osmundsen of Exeter City Living kindly shared a short video with us. It ...more

High-performance at scale: Q&A

At our High-performance Buildings at Scale event, there was a Question & Answer session with Chris Higgins (Green Building Planner for the ...more

High-performance at scale: lessons from Vancouver

Chris Higgins, Green Building Planner for the City of Vancouver, recently participated in a “High-performance buildings at scale” ...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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