Architecture at Zero Competition | 2021-21 Winners | Passive House BB receives Merit Award

Architecture at Zero is a design competition for decarbonization, equity and resilience, open to students and professionals worldwide. It serves to engage the fields of architecture, design, engineering and planning in the pursuit of sustainable design. The 2021-22 competition challenges entrants to develop affordable housing for farmworker families in Visalia, California, one of the world’s most productive farming regions. The 2021-22 Competition award announcement that took place on February 11, 2022. Click…


2021 Passive House Award Winners

Darmstadt/Wuppertal, Germany. The ceremony for the 2021 Passive House Award was held online this time, but was equally exciting. During the 25th International  Passive House Conference in the Historic Town Hall of the city of Wuppertal, the Passive House Institute presented the Passive House Award to 14 awardees from nine countries. Most of them participated in the ceremony via video stream and celebrated online.  The awardees of the 2021 Passive…


Highly Efficient and Very Impressive | Passive House Award 2021

Darmstadt, Germany. The winners of the Passive House Award 2021 will be announced this Friday. The jury of the international architecture competition has already selected 20 finalists. Within the framework of the 25th International Passive House Conference, the Passive House Institute will present a total of 14 awards to the architects of the highly efficient and impressive buildings. The awards ceremony will take place at the Historic City Hall in the…


Vote Now! PHI Certified Passive House Buildings nominated for the Green Solutions Awards

International competition run by the Construction21 network, the Green Solutions Awards highlight exemplary solutions integrated into buildings, districts and infrastructures contributing to the fight against climate change. Here are the Passive House nominations: Good Energy Haus (USA) Scott Subaru – Car Dealership (Canada) Old Holloway straw passivhaus (UK) King Street, Great Yarmouth (UK) GAP Energy Efficiency and Consultant Incubation Center (Turkey) Charter Telecom Headquarters (Canada) Parkview House (Canada) Owl Woods…


Green Solutions Awards | Submit your Passive House Project

It is free to enter, and iPHA (International Passive House Association) has negotiated a quick entry option with Construction21 for projects already registered in the Passive House Database. The Awards are a great opportunity to promote Passive House projects at scale, thanks to Construction21's reach and the awards ceremony taking place during COP26 proceedings. Please submit projects delivered between January 1st, 2015 and March 31th, 2021 and may the best…


International Passive House Association launches “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign

The International Passive House Association and its partner organizations launch the global “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign today. Using the hashtag #EfficiencyFirst, the campaign aims to raise awareness for the vital role energy efficiency in buildings plays in meeting our climate goals. The campaign also demonstrates that Passive House buildings provide a comfortable, healthy and sustainable built environment. The launch includes a competition for social media followers. The International…


“Explain Passive House” competition

Have you seen the well-known visual example describing Passive House as a thermos versus a conventional building as an actively heated coffee machine? It’s time for an update!  In order to celebrate the announcement of the Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy Campaign, the International Passive House Association (iPHA) is running a competition for our followers from the 1st-15th of February! Our #ExplainPassiveHouse competition will showcase what the Passive House Standard is,…



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Passive House Award 2021

In order to award industry innovators who achieve outstanding architecture while demonstrating the heights that energy efficiency can reach, the Passive House Institute is running the 2021 Passive House Architecture award. It will be the third of its kind, building on a line of highly successful events. With the "2021 Passive House Award", the Institute will highlight the best of the best Passive House projects from around the world, showing…



Perlita Passive House wins USGBC-LA Sustainable Innovation Award

Verdical Group’s Perlita Passive House was recently awarded the U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA)’s Sustainable Innovation Honor Award in the Energy Category. Our team provided Living Building Challenge Petal Certification project management for the home, which is the 1st Energy Petal-certified project in California, the 9th Energy Petal-certified project ever, and the 18th ILFI-certified project in California. The award was presented at USGBC-LA’s 15th Annual Green Gala at the…