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


High-performance buildings at scale

Life after Covid-19 will not be the same. Business-as-usual has become mission impossible, can we make this a blessing rather than...Find out more

Recent news

Passive House Windows made in Aotearoa NZ win at international awards

The "Component Award 2019 – Windows for the future" winners were announced at the International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China. ...more

Passive House CEO

Position Description: Chief Executive OfficerIndependent Contractor: 2 days per week equivalent (flexible hours, some travel/attendance at NZ ...more

South Pacific Passive House Conference 19 – papers and presentations to download.

Head over to the SPPHC19 event page to find all the presentations and papers to download. Videos coming soon, too.

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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