Multifamily Standards

Multifamily Projects on the Rise

The release of the climate-specific, cost-optimized Phius standard ignited tremendous growth in passive building from coast to coast, with the most significant gains in multifamily housing. Phius Certified and Pre-Certified projects now total more than 7 million square feet across 6,800+ units nationwide.

The Three Pillars of Phius Certification Standards

Phius is a pass/fail passive building standard. For the CORE and ZERO options, it remains a “performance-based” energy standard that also includes prescriptive quality assurance requirements adopted from various U.S. government programs.

Limits on heating/cooling loads (both peak and annual)

Air-tightness and other prescriptive quality assurance requirements

Limit on overall source energy use

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Check out our comprehensive Phius Certification Guidebook to answer any questions you might have.
Phius Guidebook

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