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

25-27 June 2021

Passive House Open Days 2021

The International Passive House Open Days are here again 25-27 June 2021. We are hopeful that covid conditions in Aotearoa...Find out more

Recent news

Passive House: Homes Where People Thrive

We are very pleased to announce our new “brochure” – Passive House: Homes Where People Thrive. This is an accessible guide for ...more

Launched: High-Performance Construction Details Handbook

At the Passive House Hui yesterday (13 June 2021), the High-Performance Construction Details handbook was launched. You can head over to the HPCD ...more

SPPHC21 – Call for Abstracts

Passive House – Our Common Future The South Pacific Passive House Conference will be held at AUT, Auckland, in November 2021 Conference ...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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