International Passive House Project Examples
A great blog covering the construction of a Passive House in New Zealand – it’s an interesting story but also a great resource for those thinking of doing a Passive House development.
A global network for Passive House knowledge working to promote the Passive House Standard worldwide (see Mission and values)
Passipedia constitutes a vast array of cutting edge, scientifically sound, Passive House relevant articles.
Find a certified Passive House building near you. (You may need to turn on Google Translate to read this website)
The International Passive House Conference is the year’s premium Passive House event, where about 1000 thought leaders and innovators from around the world gather.
Registered Construction Details are a set of thermal details designed to minimise heat loss through weak points in the building envelope. This is vital to the performance of the building.
UK focused Passivhaus website with some great downloads and insights for design and construction teams.
The home of blogger and Passivhaus enthusiast Elrond Burrell, where he writes in plain English so anyone can understand without specialist technical knowledge or training.
Free Online Publications
This publication aims to address some of the questions and misconceptions that have been raised around Passivhaus, and to encourage developers and others to consider Passivhaus..
This introductory guide provides an overview of the Passivhaus standard, how it can be achieved, how to get started and looks at 12 certified Passivhaus projects across the UK
The Passivhaus Trust has recently published the third in a series of guidance publications entitled, ‘How to Build a Passivhaus: Rules of Thumb’, following on from ‘Passivhaus: an Introduction’ and ‘Why Choose Passivhaus?’.
New York Passive House 2015 is the ultimate reference manual for the latest and greatest in Passive House examples right here at home in the Greater New York Region.
An introductory handbook on Passive House and the resources that will help developers make a successful project.
An aid to understanding the key principles of the Passivhaus standard.
A guide for the design team and local authorities – The core focus of the Passivhaus standard is to dramatically reduce the requirement for space heating and cooling, whilst also creating excellent indoor comfort levels.
The contractor’s guide is aimed as a practical introduction and is therefore the right place to start. It addresses the issues that building contractors face when tasked with a Passivhaus project and gives simple advice and tips on how to deliver a successful outcome.
This primer is an aid to understanding the key principles involved in achieving the airtightness performance required to meet the Passivhaus standard.
How does a Passive House work? Which requirements exist with regard to components, planning, design, and project implementation? In order to competently answer such questions, the IPHA has created an informational brochure entitled, Active for more comfort: The Passive House.
An output of the PassREg project was the creation of an accesible informational brochure that informs of the successes of the PassREg regions and most importantly, provides strong examples of how municipalities can implement NZEBs through the use of Passive House and renewables.
by Walter Pokorny, Thomas Zelger and Karl Torghele
by Jane Cotterell and Adam Dadeby
by Katrin Klingenberg, Mike Kernagis and Mary James
by Roberto Gonzalo and Rainer Vallentin
This introductory guide provides an overview of the Passivhaus standard, how it can be achieved, how to get started and looks at 12 certified Passivhaus projects across the UK.
by Passivhaus Trust (UK)
A series of eBooks, presenting the complexities of Passive House design and construction in a childlike way – for students of all ages!
Comfy Clothes – Thermal Insulation
Keeping the Castle Safe – Removing Thermal Bridges
No Spoons in the Wall – Removing Thermal Bridges II