International Passive House Open Day 2022 
Australian Passivhaus tours

PASSIVE HOUSE OPEN DAYS – this weekend!

The open days are a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of Passive House (Passivhaus) and learn first-hand what it’s like to live in one.

Passivhaus projects are opening up their doors across the world THIS WEEKEND Fri 24th – Sun 26th June.

Some open houses and buildings will have owners and/or passivhaus professionals there to answer any of your questions.

These events are hosted by APHA in partnership with IPHA.

Register to visit here. All events are free to anyone who would like to attend!

 

Victorian Open Events:

Hutt 01 PassivHaus Sunday 26th June

Hutt PassivHaus has not only been showcased on Grand Designs Australia, but it is also designed to be a Show Case home in itself. We love the idea of net zero energy homes, and we are always trying to convince everyone that that is the way into the future, so this was a great opportunity to show one.

The home is a passive house with lots and lots of experimental and exciting features, from the eco garden aquaponics system via CLT structure, wood fibre insulation, HRV, useable attic floors, green wall and more, up to a green roof and an (almost) off-the-grid-electricity system with Solar PV and batteries. All built on an unbelievable block – a forgotten 250 sqm piece of land wedged between a trainline and a bluestone laneway. So exciting!

Construction is finished, Certificate of Occupation has been received. PH Premium Certification is in progress.

WHEN: Sunday 26th June
TIME: 10:00AM  11:00 AM  2:00PM  and 3:00 PM
WHERE: Coburg, VIC 3058 – Full address provided once registrations close

Register for the open day

10 AM -10: 45 HERE.

11 AM -11:45 HERE

2:00 PM – 2:45 HERE

3:00 PM- 3:45HERE

This event is free to anyone who would like to attend, registration is required.

 

Noonameena Passive House – Sunday 26th June

Passive House at Noonameena – a real world opportunity to experience what thermal

comfort actually feels like.  Noonameena offers the unique opportunity to get the full

experience of spending extended time in a passive house environment.

Register for the open day here.

WHEN: 26 July 2022
TIME: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
WHERE: Surrey Hills, VIC – Address revealed once registrations close

Glenroy Community Hub – Sunday 26th June

Glenroy Community Hub a project by Design Inc.

“provides the City of Moreland community with a welcoming, nature-inspired environment to learn, grow, celebrate and heal.

Connecting the community through a garden experience, biophilic design principles are utilised to create meaningful,

restorative and uplifting connections with nature. –  Words From Design Inc

Register HERE 

WHEN: 16 July 2022
TIME: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
WHERE: Surrey Hills, VIC – Address revealed once registrations close

 

Brunswick Passivhaus – Sunday 26th June

Development of a new Passive House ‘mews’ utilising the prefabricated Panelite wall system from Carbonlite in Brunswick.

The project is at lockup stage and has all the interesting internals exposed i.e. HRV pipework, internal airtightness membrane and glazing.

WHEN: Sunday 26th June
TIME: 2:00PM – 4:00PM
WHERE: Brunswick, VIC 3056 – Address revealed once registrations close

 

There are also projects open in other states across Australia (and all across the world!) so check the map (we believe it is still being updated with information about this weekend’s events) if you live elsewhere to find somewhere close to you!

None of our projects are opening up this time round, but as we have a number of Passivhaus projects currently under construction, we hope that they will open up their doors later this year!

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