iPHA Webinar: Preventing energy lock-in: Step by step retrofit to EnerPHit

Are you planning to repair part of a building, e.g. install new roofing because the old one is leaky? Then don’t jump the gun... step back and make a plan for the whole building first! Experience from all over the world proves, that retrofit of old buildings with Passive House components can lead to a dramatic reduction in energy costs for heating and cooling. But in phased retrofits an overall…


PHPP 10 has been released !

The Passive House Planning Package version 10, which at the moment is only available for purchase in German, has lots of new interesting features such as the summer stress-tests, heat pumps and split-units, and much more. We let you know when the English version is available! The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) is an MS Excel-based energy balance and efficiency design tool for highly energy efficient buildings and retrofits, which…


Meet the iPHA Affiliates

The International Passive House Association (iPHA) has created a new blog series aiming to introduce our international partner associations and the great work they are doing to the wider, global audience. The International Passive House Association (iPHA) was founded in 2010 to support the growing global Passive House community, disseminate information on the Passive House Standard and foster a greater public understanding of its significance. iPHA partners with independent Passive…


“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,…