iPHA

The International Passive House Association

A global network for Passive House knowledge working to promote the Passive House Standard worldwide (see Mission and values)

 


3-D Design tool for PHPP

iPHA member get a discount

 

Pair PHPP8 with the new designPH SketchUP plugin for an entirely new planning experience. With 3-D data entry allowing for the automated or user-defined detection of the building envelope, floor area and shading, filling out the PHPP has never been easier... or more fun! iPHA members receive a substantial discount! Read more | Order your copy


2014 Passive House Award Exhibition

 

The 21 finalists and winners of the 2014 Passive House Award are have now been recognised in a 45 poster travelling exhibition that is now available to loan or print. iPHA members receive a substantial discount! Read more


Active for more comfort: Passive House

New edition now available!

 

Browse the brochure online

With worldwide distribution, Active for more comfort: Passive House, is a classic work presented in the lobbies of countless Passive House professionals. Now more international than ever, this edition includes clear explanations of Passive House basics along with brand new material on topics such as:

A new chapter now also documents the winners of the 2014 Passive House Award!


Download your copy or browse through the brochure online


Passive House: also a solution for hospitals

Key results of baseline study now available online on Passipedia

Darmstadt, Germany. Hospitals are among the most energy-intensive of building types. Here too, the Passive House Standard provides a solution that results in considerable savings. In the Hoechst district of Frankfurt an older hospital building is currently being replaced by a new build with a focus on maximum energy efficiency. The result will be the world's first Passive House hospital. Critical issues regarding the execution of this project were elaborated in a baseline study. A compilation of the overall key results of this study is now available online on Passipedia. Press Release


Conference showcases solutions for the energy revolution

International platform for sustainable construction from 25 to 26 April in Aachen


There is a huge potential for saving energy in the building sector; how this works in practice was demonstrated at the International Passive House Conference in Aachen, Germany. Experts from all over the world presented latest projects and practical solutions. An accompanying components fair provided with an overview of opportunities for practical implementation. Press Release | Full review


World-class architecture in Passive House Standard

Seven projects receive international Passive House Award


Building with an eye to energy efficiency is not only cost-effective, it can also augment architectural design. This has been proven by the winners of the 2014 Passive House Award. Six buildings and one region were honored at the International Passive House Conference: an apartment block in Berlin (Germany), a New York retrofit (USA), a seminar building in Goesan (South Korea), an art museum in Ravensburg (Germany), a building complex in Espoo (Finland), a terraced house in Philadelphia (USA) and an entire Passive House district in Heidelberg (Germany). The winning buildings as well as the finalists will be part of a travelling poster exhibition and will also be featured prominently in a book on the subject, made possible by the generous support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Press Release


Component Award proves Passive House windows profitable

Eleven winners honoured at the International Passive House Conference


The winners of the first ever Passive House Component Award have been selected - a total of eleven Passive House windows received recognition. The real winners, however, are the building owners, for the results of this international competition show that it is possible to save money with highly efficient building components. more

 


Passive House videos:

Passive House Explained in 90 seconds, by Hans-Jörg Eich

Passive Passion, documentary by Charlie Hoxie

 

 


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The international network for Passive House knowledge
Promoting the Passive House Standard worldwide