Passive House standard

House Of Energy: world’s first building with Passive House Premium certification opens a new opportunity beyond green construction The House of Energy is one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. This three-storey Multi-Purpose Building (mixed residential and commercial) includes offices for several companies, an apartment, a seminar room and a permanent exhibition on the topic of “Construction and Refurbishment”. Built as a solid wall construction, the façade design has the appearance of a barcode.
Post date: 4 Nov 2015
Type: Case

An eight-storey university building in Innsbruck, Austria originally built in 1968, has been certified to the EnerPHit Standard after its successful extensive renovation. The planners, in close cooperation with the Passive House Institute, developed an overall concept, which turned into an exemplary project and is currently the world’s largest building to be certified to the EnerPHit Standard. 
Post date: 30 Oct 2015
Type: News

Post date: 25 Aug 2015
Type: Event

The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) has launched its first eBook, which demonstrates that the Passive House is the ideal foundation for Net Zero Energy Buildings. 
Post date: 24 Aug 2015
Type: Publication

This guide released by the Passivhaus Trust, highlights the key aspects of designing to the Passivhaus standard and lists the do’s and don’t’s on how to successfully build a Passivhaus. The document is divided into 9 chapters as follows: 
Post date: 18 Aug 2015
Type: Publication

The Passive House Award 2014 book presents a total of 21 architectural projects of the winners and finalists of the 2014 competition, which was organised by the Passive House Institute (PHI) within the framework of the EU-funded PassREg project From over a hundred submissions, an international jury selected the award recipients in six categories. Six buildings and one region were finally awarded: 
Post date: 14 Aug 2015
Type: Publication

 The PassREg-Solutions Open Source is a Wiki database providing useful information supporting the local transition to zero energy construction. Inspired by the findings in frontrunner regions (Brussels, Hannover, Tyrol, Heidelberg, Hamburg, Frankfurt), this wiki provides an interactive, continually growing Solutions Open Source (SoS) on Passive House technology and compatible renewable energy supply. 
Post date: 12 Aug 2015
Type: Tool

This is the final report of the Passive House Regions with Renewable Energies (PassREg) project, which ended in April 2015. The report contains all the deliverables, important best practices and related resources of the project.       The PassREg project aimed to trigger the successful implementation of NZEBs throughout the EU by promoting buildings built according to the Passive Houses concept (extremely low energy needs for heating and cooling, and a limit to total primary energy consumption) and supplied by renewable energies as much as possible.  
Post date: 12 Aug 2015
Type: Publication