PHIUS+ Certification Process Checklist

Significant Milestones along the way to PHIUS+

This checklist is a handy step-by-step guide to getting your project certified. The ball starts in your court, bounces to us, back to you, and then we award your project PHIUS+.

And then you do your happy dance. 


1. PHIUS+ Certification Contract


2. Payment


3. Create Project


4. Upload Documentation

  • Upload project documentation to Dropbox folder
  • Email PHIUS when documents are ready for review


5. PHIUS+ Pre-Certification Review Process

  • Pre-Certification review process begins once all steps listed above are complete
  • Ongoing feedback shared between PHIUS and the project team


6. PHIUS+ Pre-Certification

  • Pre-Certification status awarded to project once energy model meets target criteria, design requirements are met, and PHIUS certification team reviews and approves design


7. Construction Phase

  • PHIUS+ Rater/Verifier performs on-site visits during construction


8. QA/QC Process

  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control performed by PHIUS+ Rater/Verifier
  • PHIUS reviews QA/QC workbook and verifies built project matches pre-certified energy model


9. PHIUS+ Certification

  • PHIUS adjusts the project’s final energy model to match the results verified by the PHIUS+ Rater/Verifier
  • PHIUS reviews final documentation and issues PHIUS+ Certified Passive House Certificate
  • PHIUS+ Certified project plaque is available for purchase!

Contact PHIUS to learn more about the PHIUS+ Certification Process or to submit a project.

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