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Competition: Explain Passivhaus

The Trust are delighted to partner with the International Passivhaus Association (iPHA) for the launch of a global campaign “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy. The campaign aims to raise awareness for the vital role energy-efficient buildings play in meeting climate goals AND demonstrate that they provide a comfortable, healthy and sustainable built environment. 

#ExplainPassiveHouse #EfficiencyFirst

There are many clear descriptions of Passivhaus using a thermos flask. One of our favourites can be seen in the video below. The #ExplainPassiveHouse competition seeks simple visual explanations using everyday household objects to describe how a Passivhaus building works. This is a global competition to celebrate the announcement of the Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy Campaign. The competition will run until the 1st of March via social media channels: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. 

To take part, simply post your description of how a Passivhaus building works to social media with the hashtags #ExplainPassiveHouse and #EfficiencyFirst between the 15th of February and 1st of March.


To participate

1.  Make sure you're following us! @PassivhausTrust on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

2.  Post a description of how a Passivhaus building works using household objects to social media by the 1st of March.

3.  Don't forget to include the hashtag #ExplainPassiveHouse and #EfficiencyFirst.

That's it! You’ll be entered into a prize draw

View full competition terms and conditions



  • A Passivhaus Designer or PHPP expert course.
  • or tickets to the 25th annual International Passivhaus Conference in Wuppertal, Germany: September 2021.



Further Information

Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy

15th February 2021

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