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

16/11/2023 | Ōtautahi, Christchurch

PHINZ Hui 2023: Beyond the single dwelling

As the Passive House movement gathers momentum in Aotearoa (with 145 Certified projects and counting), PHINZ is gearing up for...Find out more

Recent news

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.

PHINZ & APA joint statement regarding SPPHC

The South Pacific Passive House Conference has been held annually and alternated between being hosted in New Zealand and Australia. As the ...more

PHINZ welcomes Homestar v5

We may seem a bit late to the party since Homestar v5 was launched in 2021! However, Homestar v5 is due to come into force in February 2023 so ...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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