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 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

28-30th April 2022 | Auckland

South Pacific Passive House Conference 2021

SPPHC21 Conference update We are delighted to have new dates for the postponed conference. New dates confirmed: April 28-30th 2022....Find out more

Recent news

Building Code update recognises the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) for energy modelling

On 29 November, MBIE released the 2021 update to the building code. The main changes include increasing insulation requirements and changes to ...more

Consenting Passive House Windows webinar a success

On Thursday 25th November PHINZ hosted a webinar which covered the challenges faced and solutions implemented in consenting the windows for the ...more

Passive House social housing project a catalyst for change in the building industry

Ngā Kāinga Anamata, which means “homes of the future” is a Kāinga Ora project aimed at driving carbon emission reduction in New ...more

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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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