Further reading

If you are a building professional, a homeowner, a policy maker, a researcher or, simply, if you want to know more about how Passive Houses perform and their associated benefits, in this area you can find useful resources for you!

Australian Passivhaus Association

The website of the independent and not-for-profit organisation promoting Passive House standard in Australia

International Passive House Association (iPHA)

A global network for Passive House knowledge working to promote the Passive House Standard worldwide

International Passive House Conference

The annual premier Passive House international event


A vast array of cutting edge, scientifically sound, Passive House relevant articles from the international Passive Houses Wiki.

PHINZ – YouTube Channel

A number of videos about and in Passive Houses in Aotearoa NZ, including award winners.

Passive House Academy NZ

The institution offering preparation courses for the examination as Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant or Tradesperson in New Zealand

Passive House Academy NZ – YouTube Channel

A number of video resources on Passive House

Passive House Database

A world-wide database of certified built Passive Houses

Passive House Institute (PHI) Germany

The independent research institute that has played an especially crucial role in the development of the Passive House concept

Passive House - Project Map

A map of Passive House projects in Aotearoa NZ and Australia maintained by Sustainable Engineering Ltd.

Note: PHINZ takes no responsibility for how accurate or up-to-date this map is.

New Zealand Certified Passive House Professionals Database

Achieving the Passive House standard is not difficult in principle, but it does require knowledge and planning. There are a number of Certified Passive House Professionals in New Zealand. Click on the links below and find out who are the Certified Passive House Designers & Consultants and the Certified Passive House Tradespersons available in New Zealand.

Please note that this database is maintained by the international qualification provider and not by PHINZ. Not everyone on this list is necessarily practicing. You can find a practicing professional on the ‘Members’ page, by filtering the list by ‘Certified Passive House professionals’

Designers & Consultants Tradespersons