Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa - Passive House Institute New Zealand

We advocate for healthy, highly energy-efficient homes and buildings in Aotearoa NZ

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

International Passive House Open Days

Dates: 28 - 30 June 2024 What is it? The Passive House Open Days is an event organised globally  by...Find out more

Recent news

People’s Choice Award 2023

Below are the Passive House projects from across the motu certified in the last 24 months. Browse through the slides and vote for your favourite ...more

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

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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