The global Passive House platform


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, and over 14,000 certified according to strict Passive House Institute certification criteria. These numbers are on the rise.


It is in everyone's interest that we safeguard the high quality associated with the Passive House Standard while fostering a greater public understanding of its significance internationally. The International Passive House Association (iPHA) was formed by the Passive House Institute in order to advance the Passive House Standard worldwide as well as the quality for which it stands.


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.


iPHA's web presence aims to help you


iPHA and its German affiliate, IG Passivhaus Deutschland, are communication initiatives of the Passive House Institute, Darmstadt, Germany, ensuring the highest level of technical expertise, professional competence, independence and objectivity.



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info@passivehouse-international.orgInternational Passive House Association
The international network for Passive House knowledge
Promoting the Passive House Standard worldwide

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