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No turning back to damp musty homes

Passive House features in a new article from Julie Power of the Sydney Morning Herald as she chats with a few of our APHA Members.

How this family lives beside a main road – without all the noise

The homeowners of Sydney’s first certified Passive House are enjoying the many benefits of their high performance home. Read more in the latest issue of The Green List with Andy Marlow.

BuildIT features APHA's Ice Box Challenge

The latest issue of the BuildIT e-book is out now, featuring APHA's Ice Box Challenge.

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Intro to PHPP 10: New features and developments25/05/2022With the upcoming release of the English version of PHPP 10, iPHA offers an exclusive feature webinar to give insight into the new possibilities provided by the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP).
APHA Certified Passive House Online Designer Consultant Exam | Autumn Session 202231/05/2022The ex­am is based on learn­ing tar­gets and in­cludes mul­tiple choice ques­tions, con­struc­tion de­tails draw­ings, cal­cu­la­tions, as well as a Pass­ive House design ex­er­cise.
Sydney Build Expo 202201/06/2022Sydney Build is back on the 1st - 2nd June 2022 at the ICC Sydney. It is free to attend and co-hosted with the Sydney Infrastructure Expo.
APHA Certified Passive House Online Tradesperson Exam | Autumn Session Date02/06/2022After successfully passing the exam, you will be a Certified Passive House Tradesperson and listed as a Certified Professional on the PHI website for a five year period.