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

PHINZ Trust Deed

Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa, Passive House Institute New Zealand (PHINZ) updated our trust deed in February 2021. A PDF copy may be ...more

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021 is on April 22nd! Restoring Our Earth is bigger than one solution or one country’s efforts. We must come together as a global ...more

Annual Hui – Save the Date

This year’s hui will be held in Wellington on Sunday 13 June at Victoria University School of Architecture. Further details and booking ...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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