On Friday the 20th of March 2020, the PHINZ board gathered online with Kiharoa Milroy (Tūhoe and Ngāti Whakaue) for a small ceremony to accept the gift of a Te Reo Māori name for our organisation: Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa. It was a touching ceremony and the board was very grateful to … Continue reading Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa
We are very pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Amy Tankard to the position of chief executive officer. Amy starts in this new role at the beginning of June and will be working with the board across a number of areas to increase the profile and positive impact of PHINZ. Amy stood out from … Continue reading Introducing the newly appointed CEO of PHINZ
The “Component Award 2019 – Windows for the future” winners were announced at the International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China. Once again, companies in Aotearoa NZ are at the forefront of innovation and punching well above our weight for a small country.
Head over to the SPPHC19 event page to find all the presentations and papers to download. Videos coming soon, too.
With the recent coverage of health and energy-related issues with NZ housing, we thought it was pertinent to make our Position Paper more readily available. This version has been updated to be current as of May 2018 and sets out the PHINZ position in the NZ housing landscape. Of course, the Passive House standard is … Continue reading Passive House & the NZ Building Code
Passive House development – Exeter’s recipe for success. Presenter: Emma Osmundsen Download: Presentation. Mainstreaming Passive House – Lessons from the UK. Presenter: Elrond Burrell Download: Presentation. Lessons learned from South Pacific Passive House certifications – how not to kill a Passive House project. Presenters: Clare Parry, Jason Quinn Download: Presentation, Presentation Notes. Passive Houses in New Zealand: a comparison … Continue reading South Pacific Passive House Conference 17 – papers and presentations to download.