International Passive House Conference

The 19th International Passive House Conference

17 - 18 April 2015; Leipzig, Germany

The world’s largest Passive House conference is organised by the Passive House Institute, the International Passive House Association (iPHA), and other Passive House relevant establishments. The aim of the conference is that of bringing together Passive House experts from around the globe to share experiences and knowledge.

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Conference Programme & Framework Programme related to EuroPHit

Special sessions of the 2015 Passive House Conference will be devoted to two EU funded projects: PassREg (Passive House Regions with Renewable Energy) and EuroPHit (step-by-step refurbishment on the basis of Passive House).

17th April 2015, Congress Center Leipzig
Opening remarks | Dorothee Dubrau, Ruairi O´Brien, Hubertus Milke, Frank Heidrich 9:00am Hall 1
Passive House and EU Support | Philippe Moseley 9:25am Hall 1
Passive House Components | Wolfgang Feist  9:45am Hall 1
Results of the European Passive House Projects | PHI Team 10:30am Hall 1
Component Award Ceremony | PHI Team  11:00am Hall 1
Group visit to the exhibition                                               11:15am  
Session Time Location
I. NZEBs and the economics of Passive House 1pm - 3:30pm Hall 1
II. Building services 1pm - 3:30pm Hall 2
III. Leipzig and Saxony 1pm - 3:30pm Hall 3
IV. EuroPHit: Components for Refurbishing   1pm - 3:30pm Hall 4
V. Components: Building envelope 4pm - 6:30pm Hall 1
VI. Planning, analysis and training 4pm - 6:30pm Hall 2
VII. EnerPHit: Innovative retrofitting concepts 4pm - 6:30pm Hall 3
VIII. China is catching up                                              4pm - 6:30pm  Hall 4 

18th April 2015, Congress Center Leipzig
Opening remarks | Wolfgang Feist 9:00am Hall 1
Trans-European EnerPHit Case Studies Lead the Way | Tomas O´Leary  9:15am Hall 1
Classic, plus, premium: The new Passive House classes and how they can be reached | Benjamin Krick 9:45am Hall 1
Session Time Location
IX. Building services engineering 10:30am -1pm Hall 1
X. Non-residential Passive House buildings 10:30am - 1pm Hall 2
XI. PassREg-Regions take on their leading role 10:30am - 1pm Hall 3
XII. EuroPHit - Step-by- Step Retrofits  10:30am - 1pm Hall 4
XIII. The path towards Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings 2:30pm - 5pm Hall 1
XIV. PassREg - Passive House neighbouhoods   2:30pm - 5pm Hall 2
XV. Energy efficiency in warm and hot climates 2:30pm - 5pm Hall 3
XVI. Innovative Projects from all over the World 2:30pm - 5pm Hall 4
Additional program within the session Time Location
Experts forum (DE)                   Programme available 2:30pm - 4:00pm Hall 5
Closing Plenary session | Wolfgang Feist             5:15pm - 6:00pm Hall 1


Questions on step-by-step retrofits and its financing were answered at EuroPHit Booth

EuroPHit booth was a part of the Passive House Institute´s booth No 3.7 at exhibition hall in Congerss Center Leipzig. EuroPHit Partners were ready to answer your questions.

2015 Leipzig, DE. EuroPhit project was presented at exhibition of 19th International Passive House Conference, Photos © PHI


A part of the booth was a corner of product models: PV from Onyx and Ventilation unit DUPLEX RS4 from Atrea.

Ventilation unit DUPLEX RS4 Rfrom Atrea: Scheme (left Photo © Atrea) and model was presented at EuroPHit booth (right) Photo © PHI


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Come and learn more about step by step reftrofits in praxis and also financing related to refurbishment:

Business case seminar    2:00pm - 6:30pm Programme available

This seminar, supported by the EU-funded EuroPHit project and put on by the Passive House Institute, explores the business case for Passive House concepts and components. The half-day event will provide insight into the economics of building energy efficiency and high performance building components, as well using the PHPP to compare the business cases for design variants. The basics of economic feasibility calculations and boundary conditions will be explained as will the influence of funding programmes.

Programme is available here.

You may be eligible to receive credits for your professional qualification. Information about credits towards German associations will be available soon. International participants should check with their local associations.


Conference programmeThe 18th annual Passive House Conference

25 - 26 April 2014; Aachen, Germany

With framework programme from 23 - 27 April 2014


Some 1000 participants from over 50 countries attended the world's largest Passive House Conference in 2014, making this event a true sucess.

See the 2014 conference review | Download the Conference Programme (pdf).


This year's event featured a number of sessions on EuroPHit themes:

Session III, 25 April 2014 from 2:00-3:30pm

  • Economic efficiency (Witta Ebel, 1:00pm)
  • EuroPhit's approach to practical implementation (Tomas O´Leary, 3:05pm)
  • EuroPHit's certification platform (Soren Pedersen, 3:15pm)


Session VI, 25 April 2014 from 4:00-6:15pm

  • New features of PHPP9 (Jessica Grove-Smith, 4:25pm)


Session XVI, 26 April 2014 from 2:30-4:45pm

  • International certification criteria (Jürgen Schnieders, 14:30pm)


Additionally, the components Across the globe framework event on 24 April 2014 included an EuroPHit presentation by Bjorn Kierulf on the evaluation of product demand (2:30pm)

Download the Conference Programme (pdf)