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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Competition: Explain Passive House!

Have you seen the well-known visual example describing Passive House as a thermos versus a conventional building as an actively heated coffee ...more

High-Performance Construction Details in the news

PHINZ and Sustainable Engineering Ltd are well on the way to completion of the High-Performance Construction Details Handbook. (Download a ...more

A Successful Passive House Hui

Saturday 31 October saw our largest hui to date, with over 80 attendees and 12 sponsor supplier stands, at Otago Polytechnic in ...more

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Hear about New Zealand Passive Houses, their quality, comfort and energy efficiency, from those who live in one.

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