Passive House Standard


Available in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana

The Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute, offering Passive House Classic, Plus, and Premium certifications. Passive House buildings are characterized by especially high levels of indoor comfort with minimum energy consumption.  The Passive House Standard provides excellent cost-effectiveness, particularly in the case of new builds. Homes achieve Passive House Classic, Plus or Premium depending on the renewable primary energy demand and generation of renewable energy.

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