2015 Conference themes

  • 01 Economics of energy efficient construction
  • 02 EnerPHit components for retrofits
  • 03 Passive House suitable ventilation
  • 05 Retrofit solutions for ventilation systems
  • 06 1000 ways to heat a Passive House
  • 07 Step-by-step refurbishments with Passive House components (EuroPHit)
  • 08 Successful implementation of the Passive House Standard on regional und communal levels (PassREg)
  • 09 Making progress in warmer climates
  • 10 Is zero equal to forty? Sustainability ambitions critically reviewed
  • 11 Affordable examples of Passive Houses for residental and non-residental buildings
  • 12 Cutting-edge research and development

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).



Conference Proceedings template (doc)

Conference Poster Template (doc)

Information for Poster authors and an example of a Poster (pdf)

Criteria for Proceedings

  • The deadline for submission of the proceedings is Monday, 12 January 2015

  • Please note that there is a two abstracts per person maximum.

  • Abstracts can only be accepted together with a completed and signed submission form.

  • After sending the form, you will receive a confirmation receipt.

  • Please use the following format for your abstract: max. 3.000 characters incl. blanks. In addition, up to 3 photos or graphics may be submitted.

  • The title must be short and precise and characterise the issue to be presented. Max. length: 90 characters

  • The contents of the issue must be interesting for the participants of the Passive House conference.

  • The topic, the essential methods, the execution and the results must be clear from the presentation. All information, which may be of significance for accepting the contribution, must be included in the presentation.

  • Please don't submit abstracts on projects, that are only in planning and not yet realized.

  • The status of the treated facts must be clearly visible: If it concerns a building report, an inspection after moving into a building, a measurement data evaluation, a survey, a literature research, etc. If certain objects (building, systems) crop up in the abstract, it is also to be made clear whether these objects are in planning, in construction, completed, restored.

  • Photos and graphics have to be integrated in the document. The amount of data must not exceed 3 MB. Brochures or promotional materials are accepted. Separate attachments will not be considered and will not be forwarded to the Conference Advisory Board.

  • Tip: Ask yourself when writing your contribution, which benefit a participant can gain from presentation: Exemplary execution? Planning assistance? Building experience? User experience? Avoidance of errors? The more useful your contribution is for solving tasks which appear frequently, the higher the value of your contribution.

  • Tip: Place special importance on the conclusions from your contribution.

  • Tip: Above all state concretely what you have to say about the issue - and less what you wish to criticise about others. Contributions, which contain statements which infringe the law, are insulting or derogative, will be rejected without a further statement. Neither may contributions contain any product and company advertisements (advertising is reserved for the specialist fair and the advertisement section of the conference volume). Abstracts or contributions, which contain a frequent mentions of a certain product or a certain offer or an institution, can be rejected.

Form for the submission of an abstract

The Call for Papers is closed.

Thank you for having submitted your abstract. Results have already been e-mailed to all those who submitted following the meeting of the Conference Advisory Board in November 2014.