Passive House Planning Package v9

£160.00 +VAT

This product is downloadable (valid for 1 week only) via a link once you’ve placed your order.

The product works on both Mac and PC.

You will also get a confirmation email containing a unique registration number.

There are membership discounts of 20% off for AECB members, so please make sure you access using your AECB log in. You will then be charged at the discounted price (which is £162 including VAT per PHPP).

Passivhaus Trust members can also receive a discount, but will need to email before purchasing.

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The Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) version 9 English (2015) (currently version 9.6a) is a design tool produced by the Passivhaus Institut Germany for use by building architects and designers. It works on both Mac and PC. PHPP incorporates the energy specifications for quality-approved Passivhaus buildings from the Institut in an online manual and application. PHPP contains a series of tools for:

  • Calculating energy balances
  • Designing comfortable ventilation
  • Calculating the heat load
  • Summer comfort calculations
  • Other useful tools for reliable design of Passivhaus dwellings

PHPP is supported by a training course to help you get the most from this software, see Carbonlite Training  page for more details.

Please note that the PHPP and designPH are subject to copyright and a resellers’ agreement. If the software is being used by more than one person then additional copies should be purchased for each person using it.

A reduced rate is available to existing purchasers of previous versions. If you wish to take advantage of this reduced price select the item  upgrade to version 9 from version 7 or 8   and please note that we will check that we have evidence of a previous purchase .

The PHPP manual can only be purchased if you have a PHPP licence. Customers cannot share or duplicate the PHPP manual. If there is a need for more people to use/work with the PHPP manual, they all need to purchase their own copy.


The Passive House Institute does offer the option of purchasing a hard copy manual if needed.

This can be brought direct from the PHI store;

PHPP Manual Shop


If you are not an AECB or Passivhaus Trust member you can join online or