• Passive House courses across Canada!

    CanPHI West offers the Certified Passive House Designer course, introductory workshops and Passive House master classes across Canada. We also provide in-house training and a Passive House trades course.

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CanPHI West is a non-profit organisation that works to provide Canadians with the knowledge, tools, networks and confidence to design and construct buildings to meet the Passive House Standard.

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See you in 2016!


Please note, our offices will be closed Dec. 24th to Jan 3rd. Contact [email protected] with any questions – we’ll ... Read More

Celebrating 2015: A Holiday Message from CanPHI West’s President

Rob Bernhardt

The approach of the holiday season inspires retrospection in the midst of developing plans for the future. We have ... Read More

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    • Bedford RoadHouse

      IMG_6561 Cover Architectural Collaborative Inc. completed the design and construction of “Bedford RoadHouse”, a certified Passive House Triplex near Nelson BC. The project is a joint venture between Cover Architecture and local design/build, with financial support from the Province of British Columbia and Fortis BC. Read More

    • Bernhardt Passive Home

      201308088387 copy_v1 Collaboration in design and construction enables the built environment to be comfortable and attractive while also being affordable and sustainable. Exceptional energy efficiency is available without a green premium. Thoughtful design and careful construction can ensure the buildings of tomorrow are vastly better than those of the past. These are the tenets of the partners of the Bernhardt Passive Home. Read More

    • Lost Lake Passive House

      Lost Lake Passive House The first Passive House in Canada, the Lost Lake Passive House, was originally Austria House, built for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located at the main entrance to Lost Lake Park, between the upper and lower villages and a short walk from the Village Stroll, the building was first used to host the Austrian Olympic Committee and Austria Public Broadcasting, which broadcasted live Games coverage to audiences in Austria during the 2010 Winter Games. Read More

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      “Passive House” is a building standard that achieves very high energy efficiency, high performance, comfort and health benefits at ... Read More

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