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Technical Guidance - Passivhaus Building Certification

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Over twenty years of experience demonstrates that the high levels of comfort and energy savings associated with the Passivhaus Standard is achieved through independent quality testing. All certified Passivhaus buildings undergo a rigorous compliance process.

This guide, created by the Passive House Institute and updated in August 2021, is intended to supplement a technical document “Criteria for the Passivhaus EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Standards.”

This guidance addresses the importance of certification, what the compliance process entails, and the benefits it brings to successful low energy building projects.

Passive House Institute: Building Certification Guide 2017

Passive House Institute: new edition 2021

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