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Press conference by Webcast (GoToMeeting) - Two appointments only!   Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11am and 7pm CEST   Join the Passive House Institute’s founder Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Feist and gain insight into the global building industry today and what it could be tomorrow: Sustainable, comfortable and healthy. Prof. Feist will discuss Passive House, the role of science and ethics in construction and the future of the industry post-COVID 19.  
Post date: 12 May 2020
Type: Event

The Passive House standard, as promoted by the Passive House Institute (PHI) achieves highly energy efficient buildings whose demand for heating and cooling energy can be reduced by as much as 90% compared to conventional builds. This is achieved using an envelope-first approach and considers the five principles of Passive House: airtightness, high-quality windows, climate-applicable insulation, avoidance of thermal bridges and sufficient ventilation.
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

Make your building the star!    Shoot a video of your Passive House project and share it with the world!   Find all the video entries on YouTube: International Mid-year Passive House Open days  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

The dates for the International Passive House Open Days are set! Take part from November 6-8 for your chance to experience the comfort of Passive House buildings for yourself!  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

2020 Pas­si­ve Hou­se Award: In­ter­na­tion­al ar­chi­tec­tur­al com­pet­i­tion for highly en­ergy ef­fi­cient build­ings.  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

'Build­ing the fu­ture - sus­tain­ably' is the slo­gan of the up­com­ing 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in Ger­many´s cap­it­al Ber­lin this coming September 20-21, 2020  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

Against the background of climate change and increasing environmental awareness, new build construction is booming in some regions, while others face the challenge of retrofitting whole districts. In short: there has never been a better time to future-proof our building stock. The recent 23rd annual International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China not only highlighted the international applicability of the Passive House standard, but also the enormous opportunity it presents to reduce CO2 emissions in the building sector.  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

The seventh edition of the Trade Fair for Low-energy, Passive and Zero-energy Buildings FOR PASIV has registered a large growth of interest among both exhibitors and visitors this year again. This was supported in a significant way also by the FOR WOOD Trade Fair where more than 70 firms were presenting their products and services this year.
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Type: Event

Futurebuild is the leading built environment event to meet and learn, be inspired and do business, which takes place from 03-05 March 2020. The event will focus on exploring and tackling the biggest challenges impacting the industry and is a unique destination for visitors to gain unrivalled insight and hands-on experience around the latest innovations, products and materials in order to address these challenges.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2019
Type: Event

This detached house represents the designer’s ambition to make this type of housing accessible to all and thus drastically reduce pollution related to buildings. The house is 100% autonomous thanks to its field of 96 m² bifacial photovoltaic panels (sized for two buildings) and its battery park. Production of photovoltaic panels = 19.2 kW peak battery storage capacity 15 kW. Here are the peculiarities of this house:
Post date: 6 Nov 2019
Type: Case