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Interview with the Conference Team: Planning the First-Ever Virtual International Passive House Conference

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The International Passive House Association (iPHA) is a global 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.

Affiliate Organisations

Affiliating with unbiased, independent Passive House Associations internationally is one of iPHA's key strategic goals. In a formal relationship with iPHA, Affiliates have agreed to uphold high standards in their work and have integrated their membership with that of iPHA's. Please see below for all our current iPHA Affiliates and Pre-Affiliates.

Passive House

Passive House stands for healthy, comfortable living and impressive energy efficiency, regardless of the regional climate. Within the last several years, Passive House has gained rapidly in popularity, with over 60,000 residential and non-residential units in existence worldwide. More than 18,500 of these units have been certified according to strict Passive House Institute certification criteria representing a total floor area of almost 2,000,000 m² (as of 09/2018). Many of these quality-assured examples are included in the Passive House database, which documents more than 4,400 Passive House buildings.


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Passive House and nZEB – How do they relate?
 
Passive House and nZEB – How do they relate?
To ensure that the construction sector makes its important contribution to the 2020 targets — a 20% improvement in energy efficiency, 20% renewables and a 20% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 — the European Commission issued the European Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) 2010/31/EU, recast 2010, and a Delegated Act providing further details.…
5 Ways to Use the iPHA Forum
 
5 Ways to Use the iPHA Forum
Access to the iPHA forum is one of the many benefits of an iPHA membership. It serves as a dynamic platform for exchange with hundreds of professionals worldwide. And recently, as of February 2020, it’s been given a facelift! As such, we thought that now would be the perfect time to highlight some ways to…
Why is Building Certification So Important?
 
Why is Building Certification So Important?
Author: Naman Sukhija, PHI Technically, anybody can build a Passive House building, because the standard itself is not trademarked. The Passive House standard and it’s principles are open for any and all to use, which is why both certified and non-certified buildings can be found on the Passive House project database. However, there are some major…
Interview with the Conference Team: Planning the First-Ever Virtual International Passive House Conference
 
Interview with the Conference Team: Planning the First-Ever Virtual International Passive House Conference
In May of 2020, after much deliberation, the Passive House Institute announced that the 24th International Passive House Conference would be offered as a comprehensive online conference. How did they do it? What was that process like? We sat down with the two main players of PHI’s conference planning team, Cornelia Baumgärtner and Luzia Teinert…

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