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Free technical literature and project reports

Most of the technical literature and project reports in the following categories are available for downloading as PDF files. These are indicated with pdf. Distribution or reproduction of the contents is permitted provided the source is cited.

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Please note that all publications listed, unless marked with (EN), are available in German only; the titles of these publications have been translated here for your information only.

The International Passive House Association (iPHA) is working to translate the most important findings into English and make them available through Passipedia, the online Passive House resource.


Further technical literature (for purchase) can be found here.

Passive House in Social Media


12th Passive House Days
13 to 15 Nov 2015, worldwide
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22 to 23 Apr 2016, Darmstadt
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Component Database

Passive House
Component Database
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New developments

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Seals for Certified Passive House Components
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PHPP 8 (2013)
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EnerPHit - PHI certification for thermal insulation systems
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EnerPHit -
PHI certification for retrofits
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Component Database
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Wall plaque
for certified Passive Houses
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Press releases

Latest press releases

Research & Literature

Passive Houses for different climate zones

Retrofits with Passive House components -
EnerPHit Planner Handbook
(in German)


Passive House Retail Stores now out
Overview of contents
(in German)

PHI Literature

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