Passive House Institute New Zealand

We are an Incorporated Charitable Trust advocating for healthy, highly energy efficient homes and public buildings in New Zealand.

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

Postponed. Date TBC | Auckland

South Pacific Passive House Conference 2021

SPPHC21 Covid and Conference update It is with a heavy heart that PHINZ has made the decision to postpone the...Find out more

Recent news

Passive House Social Housing gets going in Aotearoa

A Kāinga Ora social housing project in Māngere, Auckland has passed pre-construction review and is now on track to become the first central ...more

Certified Passive House projects in Aotearoa

The number of certified Passive House projects is growing fast in Aotearoa NZ. And with Passive House being in the media more frequently, PHINZ ...more

Link to HPCD Handbook webinar recording

At the start of this month our CEO Amy Tankard and Jason Quinn from Sustainable Engineering delivered a webinar for NZIQS on 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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