Enrico Bonilauri

Co-Founder + Chief Product Officer

A native of Cavriago, Italy, Enrico is an established expert in the international Passive construction standard. He is well respected for being able to see complicated, cutting-edge data through the lens of practical on-site implementation. He has extensive work experience in Australia, Europe, and North America, with a specialty in building envelope design and analysis. His detailed computer simulations for thermal, hygrometric and economic analyses, are informed by the thousands of hours he has spent on varied construction sites. He is the author of the Emu North American CPHT training textbook, and the lead Trainer for Emu’s CPHT courses since 2017.


  • 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 International Passive House Conferences
  • 2016 and 2018 North American Passive House Network Conference
  • 2017 and 2018 South Pacific PH Conference


  • 2008 Master of Design Science in Sustainable Design
    University of Sydney, Australia
  • 2006 Master Degree in Architecture
    University of Parma, Italy
  • 2005 Goethe Institut Certificate in German
    Erasmus at Fachhochschule Biberach, Germany


  • Registered Italian Architect
    Ordine degli Architetti in Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • International Associate Architect
    American Institute of Architects
  • Certified Passive House Designer
    Passivhaus Institut, Germany
  • Approved Passive House Education Provider
    Passivhaus Institut, Germany


Enrico Bonilauri
CPO of Emu Systems

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