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.  Earn 50 PHI credits with the CPD Cert. in Building Energy Modelling Using PHPP.  See Building Energy Modelling 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