We empower you to make the best design and construction decisions every time. >Read More

Get Started with Passive House

Download our PHN brochure, watch the videos and discover next steps.  

Join the Community

Be an active part of the International Passive House movement, and enjoy the benefits of global knowledge sharing.  

Education & Training

Get trained, earn premier credentials and lead the charge to a sustainable world. >Read Education Overview​

Introduction to Passive House

1-Hour on-demand, Live-online Case Studies & more options.  

Introduction to Passive House Retrofits

Applying the standard to existing buildings has its own challenges. Class features case studies of successful retrofits. Live online instruction.

March 21, 2023

Training Financial Incentives

50 to 100% reimbursement is available in support of CPHD, CPHT and specialized training in some areas, as well as the PHN Fellowship in support of Black professionals. 

Certified Designer Training (CPHD)

Architects, engineers & consultants, in 3 months change your climate impact forever.

Certified Tradesperson Training (CPHT)

Skill up and build the future.  

Specialized Training

Optimize your work w/ PHPP, THERM, Windows & more. 


Calculate your building’s total carbon emissions. >Watch an Introduction

The PHribbon

by AECB CarbonLite TM

A PHPP plug-in that allows Passive House designers to calculate total cradle-to-grave building carbon emissions, for building located in the US.

Upcoming Events

Featured events are important for continuous learning and networking. >See the Event Calendar

PHN Presents: Massachusetts Mandates Passive House Certification

The mandate is part of a shift in focus away from overall EUI as the key indicator of building performance, toward Thermal Energy Demand Intensity or TEDI. Find out why

Noon ET, Thursday, March 23

iPHA Webinars: Passive House Airtightness and the Blower Door Test

The webinar will dive into the process of  blower door measurement to check the airtightness on the building site, including leakage detection.

Noon ET, Wednesday, March 29

PHribbon Case Studies

Single Family Embodied Carbon Focus: 17 Mile Haus with Bronwyn Barry.  A regular PHN online event to answer your questions about calculating embodied carbon and total carbon emissions with the PHribbon PHPP tool.

Noon ET, Thursday, March 30

Ask the Passive House Certifiers: Multifamily Certification Focus

Join Certifier Lois Arena, Director of Passive House Services at Steven Winter Associates Inc. for a discussion of multifamily certifications and your questions about it.. 

Noon ET, Thursday, April 6

2023 Passive House Network Conference


Passive House education and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing has the power to change our vocabulary, our conversations, and our culture. Let’s expand the conversation. 

 Sept 28  Online & Oct 4-5 In-Person 

Featured Resources

Passive House resources are continuously growing. Check back often and dive in.​

Member Directory

A list of PHN members, listing professions and credentials. 

Component & Services Directory

Find manufacturers and professionals that supply the high quality Passive House demands. 

The PHN Video Library

A repository of all public facing PHN video resources and organized by focus. 


Policies that Moved Passive House in 2022 is a recap of the beset PH policy moves we supported across the US. 

Frequently Asked Questions

From professionals to owners & developers, get your first questions answered. Downloadable too.

Building Certifiers

The North American Certifiers Circle (NACC) is a group of organizations actively certifying buildings to the international Passive House Standards.

Case Studies

Always a great way to learn details and processes of different building types.

Case Study: Video

Winthrop Center 

Case Study: Video

Carrick Library

Case Study: Video

Waring New School

Case Study: Video

Good Energy Haus