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Quest Climate Grant Awarded to Passive House Project, Saskatoon
Huge congratulations to CanPHI West course conductor Michael Nemeth, who is one of seven climate entrepreneurs to be awarded the Quest Climate Grant, a new program being offered by Shell Canada in collaboration with Canadian Geographic. A $50,000 grant ... Read More
See you in 2016!
Please note, our offices will be closed Dec. 24th to Jan 3rd. Contact [email protected] with any questions – we’ll be checking email intermittently. It’s certainly been an exciting year for Passive House in Canada! Thanks to you all for ... Read More
Celebrating 2015: A Holiday Message from CanPHI West’s President
The approach of the holiday season inspires retrospection in the midst of developing plans for the future. We have had an amazing year. Building energy efficiency is coming to the forefront and Passive House has emerged as the preferred ... Read More
A call for action on energy & climate in BC’s building sector!
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region, and the Pembina Institute have initiated a call for action on energy and climate in the building sector in BC! Click here to read and sign the declaration! ... Read More
Our Biggest Passive House Days Yet!
On November 13-15 Passive Houses across Canada (and the world!) opened their doors for public tours to share the experience of designing, building and living in an ultra energy-efficient building, as part of International Passive House Days. By all ... Read More
Experience a Passive House!
On November 13th-15th Passive Houses around the world will be opening their doors to the public for tours. There are projects participating in provinces across Canada, including British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. Experience the superior comfort and quality ... Read More
Passive House Trades Course In BC!
Calling all contractors and trades people! CanPHI West are pleased to announced the first passive house trades course in Canada starts on October 30th in Burnaby, BC. This five-day passive house course provides the knowledge and practical skills contractors ... Read More
Winner of the NAPHN15 Design Award Announced
Bronwyn Barry and Ken Levenson, Directors of the North American Passive House Network, were pleased to announce Cover Architectural Collaborative and Lukas Armstrong as winners of the first ever NAPHN Design Award at the official NAPHN15 conference dinner on Oct. ... Read More
Dr. Guido Wimmers Receives the Harold Orr Award 2015
On October 1st 2015, at the official NAPHN15 dinner, Dr. Guido Wimmers was recognized for his contribution to Passive House in Canada with the Harold Orr Award. As a founding member of the Canadian Passive House Institute, Guido helped ... Read More
Canada’s First Market Passive House Multi-Family Development Receives PHI Certification
On Monday, October 5th Dr. Witta Ebel from the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, Germany came to Victoria, BC to present the owners of Canada’s first market Passive House multi-family development with a plaque to certify that the building ... Read More