Advancing market transformation, one step at a time.

As many of us shift from summer mode, ramping up for a busy fall season, let’s take a minute to look towards the future.  Canada has come a long way in a relatively short time developing a vision of what buildings should be.  While the concept of high performance buildings becoming the norm is only… Read more »



Passive House Canada and Vancouver’s Zero Emissions Building Exchange join international powers to drive global adoption of performance-based codes for buildings.

  On July 10, 2018 Passive House Canada and Vancouver’s Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx), participated in the UNECE High Performance Building Initiative at UN Headquarters in New York to establish the International Centres of Excellence on High Performance Buildings. Also present were the UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, the City of Vancouver, representatives… Read more »



March is Passive House month in Edmonton

  Between speaking to representatives from cities around the world, presenting our Building Enclosures course to local industry, and presenting the latest policy and technical developments in cold-climate high-performance building, Passive House Canada will be spending much of March in Edmonton.



Special offer on Nanaimo Building Enclosures Master Class

Thanks to generous support from our partner, the Regional District of Nanaimo, we’re offering special discounted rates on this winter’s building enclosures master class in Nanaimo. Residents of the regional district who register for 200: Building Enclosures for High-Performance Buildings pay only $100, while course participants from outside the Regional District of Nanaimo pay just… Read more »



Partnership brings high-performance building education to northeastern B.C.

VICTORIA – A partnership between industry groups, municipalities and First Nations is bringing outreach and education about high-performance buildings to northeastern B.C. communities. Passive House Canada, the Real Estate Foundation of B.C., the City of Fort St. John, the West Moberly First Nations, and the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George have joined forces to… Read more »



Seminar series @ BUILDEX Calgary explores the latest developments in Passive House

For Immediate Release                             November 1, 2017 VICTORIA – Passive House Canada and members of Alberta’s construction community present the latest developments in high-performance buildings at BUILDEX Calgary, November 8–9. Designers, builders and high-performance building experts present their findings and experiences in working on Passive House projects, from the… Read more »



Save the Date: Ice Box Challenge launches July 27

Passive House Canada invites members from Vancouver and beyond to help launch Canada’s first-ever Ice Box Challenge. The kick-off to this science demonstration and contest takes place at noon, July 27, in Vancouver’s Olympic Village Square.