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

Starts 29th April 2022

Passive House Season 2022 – Webinar Series 1-4

PHINZ and AUT are excited to present the 2022 Passive House Season. Chosen to fit the webinar environment, PHINZ has...Find out more

Recent news

Claiming Passive House – the need to un-muddy the waters

As interest in better performing buildings, and Passive House specifically, is ramping up rapidly in Aotearoa NZ we are starting to see dubious ...more

Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CET) course makes a visible difference to lives and businesses

What are the important things that make your life comfortable..healthy…happy? If you scaled that idea up to your community, have you ever ...more

A message from our CEO

Kia ora koutou,  As we approach the end of 2021, I’d like to thank you for your energy and passion in driving the Passive House ...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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