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PHI - the Passive House Institute
The Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute founded and headed by Dr. Wolfgang Feist and currently employing about 30 employees. PHI focuses on research and development in the field of energy efficient buildings and has been the driving force of the Passive House development in Germany. For more information on the Passive House Institute, please click here or visit the PHI website
iPHA - the International Passive House Association
iPHA is an independent and objective network of Passive House stakeholders including architects, planners, scientists, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors and property developers. It works to promote the Passive House Standard and foster a greater public understanding of its significance. Encouraging the exchange of Passive House knowledge, iPHA communicates with the media, the general public and the entire range of construction professionals. For more information on iPHA, please go to the iPHA website.
Other Passive House organisations worldwide
Please click here for an overview of Passive House organisations worldwide.
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Passivhaus Dienstleistung GmbH (PHD)
Passivhaus Dienstleistung GmbH (PHD) offers consultancy for architects and house owners, quality assurance and certification for both the planning stage and construction; seminars and workshops; project documentation etc.
Visit the PHD website
Certified Passive House Designer
The “Certified Passive House Designer”certificate is offered by the Passive House Institute (PHI) as a means of facilitating quality assurance throughout the design process. The certificate can be obtained by passing a test or by presenting a Quality Approved Passive House construction project and it serves as an indication for potential customers that the holder has acquired the knowledge and experience required for the successful planning of Passive Houses.
Passive House Project Database
The Passive House Project Database is a common project of the Passive House Institute, the Passivhaus Dienstleistung GmbH and the International Passive House Association and provides an overview of realized Passive House projects worldwide.
Go to the Passive House Project Database
International Passive House Conferences
The International Passive House Conference is the world’s largest gathering of Passive House experts. As with the last Passive House Conferences, which attracted over 1,100 participants from more than 45 countries, the framework programme always promises to bring together multitudes of Passive House stakeholders from around the globe. Visit the conference website
International Passive House Days
At the International Passive House Days, anyone can learn more about the comforts of a Passive House. The event is put on by the International Passive House Association (IPHA), its German affiliate, the Informations Gemeinschaft Passivhaus Deutschland (IG Passivhaus), several European Passive House Communities, the EU Project PASS-NET and a number of partners abroad.