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 in June 2021, save the dates for 25 - 27 June...Find out more

Recent news

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

Two Exciting New Developments

Two exciting new developments are in the pipeline, advocating for Passive House to provide healthy and energy efficient new homes. 1. Bushland ...more

Launch of the #EfficiencyFirst Pamphlet

The international campaign continues, with the launch of the PHINZ #EfficiencyFirst Pamphlet. This is available on our downloads page, and you ...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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