The Passive House Brochure


PassREg Brochure: Defining the Nearly Zero Energy Building

Passive House + renewables - Municipalities lead the Way


An output of the PassREg project was the creation of an accesible informational brochure that informs of the successes of the PassREg regions and most importantly, provides strong examples of how municipalities can implement NZEBs through the use of Passive House and renewables. The brochure is ideal to be shared with local politicians and relevant municipal representatives in assisting in defining the Nearly Zero Energy Building and providing compelling measures that municipalities can implement for the building sector in achieving policy goals and regulations.


Download your copy or browse through the brochure online



Download in other languages:


German - Region Tyrol


Bulgarian - Burgas



Italian - Cesena

Italian - Sicily



English - United Kingdom


Active for more comfort: Passive House

an informational booklet


How does a Passive House work? Which requirements exist with regard to components, planning, design, and project implementation? What resources exist to help with Passive House design? What is it like to live in a Passive House, what has already been built, and why are Passive Houses such an attractive investment? In order to competently answer such questions, the IPHA has created an informational brochure entitled, Active for more comfort: The Passive House.


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Now more international than ever, this edition includes clear explanations of Passive House basics along with brand new material on topics such as:

A new chapter now also documents the winners of the 2014 Passive House Award!



Download your copy [PDF 11.6MB] or browse through the brochure online




Italian version (Translated from the 2010 edition by iPHA Affiliate ZEPHIR) [PDF 11.6MB]

Bulgarian version (Translated from the 2014 edition by EnEffect) [PDF 7.4MB]



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Hard copies of the Passive House Brochure may also be purchased via the International Passive House Association.

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