A Guide to Passive House building in Australia

A Guide to Passive House Building In Australia 

The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) have just released this FREE “Guide to Passive House Building In Australia” – it’s worth checking out if you’re at all curious about this international standard! We’re convinced of the benefits, and after reading this guide, you might be too!


APHA aims to lead change by educating, promoting, and supporting the delivery of Certified Passive House buildings in Australia. It is our shared vision that all Australians live and work in healthy, comfortable, low energy, resilient buildings.


This 12-page guide is jam-packed with helpful content, including:

1. What is Passive House?

2. What are the benefits for buyers and occupants?

3. What are the benefits for developers and builders?

4. Appeal to growing markets

5. What does the Passive House Standard measure?

6. Designing and building: Key steps for success

7. Why the International Passive House Standard?

8. Additional information

9. Resources and next steps


Download if for free now on the APHA website (Just be sure to create a free account first for access if you’re not a member.)


At Talina Edwards Architecture, we are passionate about the benefits that Passive House projects deliver! We have two Certified Passive House Designers in our practice, and our Owl Woods Passive House is one of the first 20 certified Passive House projects in Australia…with more to come!

Please get in touch with us if you want to learn more!

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