Is Cost the Barrier to Passive House Performance?

A Look at First Costs for Sixteen Multifamily Buildings. NAPHN report by Bronwyn Barry, NAPHN Board Chair, looks at cost assumptions, barriers, and the reality of…

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Validation of PHPP v9.6 using ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017

The Passive House Canada, Passive House California, New York Passive House and the Passive House Institute contracted Remi Charron Consulting Services, to test PHPP Version…

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Airtightness measurement of high-rise buildings

Authors: Søren Peper, Dr. Jürgen Schnieders Passive House Institute

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“Evidence-based Performance” A Webinar for Building Industry Professionals

“The greatest trend we see today in constructing or renovating sustainable buildings is the movement toward evidence-based performance." Presentation Overview It is time to move…

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iPHA Q&A Session with PHI: Research and Monitoring

hosted by the International Passive House Association (iPHA) presented by Jürgen Schnieders.

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Ventilation Unit Test Data: A Comparison of H/ERV Certification Standards

The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) commissioned this report in collaboration with Peel Passive House because as our climate emergency bears down, the importance…

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Kitchen Exhaust Systems for Residential Kitchens in Passive Houses

In view of the higher energy efficiency requirements and comfort requirements of Passive House buildings it has become increasingly important to consider the correct planning…

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iPHA’s Q&A with PHI – Professional Certification and Training & Certificate Renewal

Learn the basics, find out how PHI Professional Certification and Training works from Susanne Winkel, Head of Professional Certification and Training. This is a recorded…

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Bim2PH

The Passive House Institute is the developer and exclusive copyright holder of Bim2PH. Bim2PH is the new BIM Tool developed by the Passive House Institute.…

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DesignPH

The Passive House Institute is the developer and exclusive copyright holder of DesignPH. DesignPH, on the other hand, is a SketchUP-based tool that provides preliminary…

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Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

The Passive House Institute is the developer and exclusive copyright holder of the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). As the official Passive House energy balance…

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Building Certification Guide by the Passive House Institute (PHI)

This Guide is intended to supplement to the "Criteria for the Passive House, EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Building Standards" ("Criteria") published by the Passive…

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