Darmstadt, Germany. This year the final applause was shared in the chat window: the participants expressed their appreciation for the 24th International Passive House Conference, which was held asan online event for the first time on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past three weeks,more than 800 participants around the world tuned in and listened to the lectures on energy efficient construction and retrofit solutions from their own screens.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
In view of the international climate objectives, providing both affordable and energy efficient living space has become a challenging task for cities and communities. Solutions for solving this dilemma will be discussed at the 22nd International Passive House Conference which will take place on 9 and 10 March 2018 in Munich, Germany.
Post date: 12 Jul 2017
On 30 November 2016, the Passive House Institute (PHI) announced that the world’s first Passive House building has increased its already high energy efficiency level and now relies on renewable energy.
Post date: 12 Dec 2016
Rubber boots and spades stood ready for a special premiere: In July 2016, construction works began on the world's first Passive House hospital in the Höchst district of Frankfurt. The previous clinic will be replaced by a new Passive House building with ten operating theatres and 666 beds planned over six floors. The Passive House Institute has provided comprehensive support throughout the planning phase and will continue to do so during the building’s construction.
Post date: 14 Jul 2016
On 29 June 2017, the Passive House Institute announced a Call for Papers for the International Passive House Conference 2017 which will take place on 28-29 April 2017 in Vienna, Austria.
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
On 17 March 2016, the Passive House Institute (PHI) announced the winners of the Component Award 2016 for ventilation solutions in residential buildings. The approaches for building retrofits selected by an independent jury are not only characterised by a high level of energy efficiency, but also by their economic viability.
Post date: 21 Mar 2016
In January 2016, a new office building in Frankfurt, Germany received the Passive House Standard certification.
Post date: 2 Feb 2016
Passive House experts present tried and tested solutions at the COP21
Post date: 2 Dec 2015
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
On 11 August 2015, the Passive House Institute (PHI) announced the first Component Award for ventilation systems. The award will be presented at the 20th International Passive House Conference, which will be held from 22 to 23 April 2016 in Darmstadt, Germany.
Post date: 13 Aug 2015