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Programme of Passive House Conference 2015 now online

International event in Leipzig with focus on highly efficient components

International Passive House Conference, Photo: Congress Center Leipzig Darmstadt. The Passive House Standard enables every building owner to benefit from the energy revolution, with certified components ensuring cost-effectiveness. This basic concept will be the focus of the 2015 International Passive House Conference, held from 17 to 18 April 2015 in Leipzig. Speakers from all over the world will present exemplary projects and solutions for building systems, ventilation units and windows. An exhibition will provide specific examples of products currently available on the market. Conference Programme  Registration  Press Release

BAU: The future of building - January 19-24, Munich


Bau 2015 iPHA and the Passive House Institute will be present with a forum at BAU yet again! BAU is one of the world's largest building fairs and takes place this year from 19-24 January in Munich. Passive House Institute and iPHA will host their forum on 23 and 24 January. Programme and Registration


Passive House's one millionth certified square metre

Photo: Kurt Hurley Building owners throughout the world are increasingly turning to the Passive House Standard – the number of square metres that have been certified internationally has now reached one million. The symbolic threshold was crossed with the certification of a detached house in Santa Cruz in California. more


Enter your certified windows for the 2015 Component Award


2015 Component Award

Following the success of the first Component Award in 2014, the 2015 Component Award will focus on windows within the context of building refurbishments. Manufacturers are invited to enter their Certified Passive House Windows by 1 February 2015! Submitted solutions should function for both the transitional period without insulation and the final state and provide good results in terms of thermal efficiency and cost-effectiveness.


3-D design tool for PHPP

iPHA members 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. Nowmore 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 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