Community Events

Below is a list of upcoming events hosted by NESEA or by NESEA Members. NESEA Members can submit events by logging in to their account and returning to this page to fill out a form. Questions? Contact Katie Schendel at

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Community Event - Hosted by Passive House Massachusetts
Wednesday, October 23 - Boston, Massachusetts

Passive House is reaching new heights in Massachusetts. From multi-family buildings to commercial office spaces and college residence halls, projects of all types are looking to the Passive House standard as the best option for achieving low-carbon healthy spaces and a... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by USGBC MA
Wednesday, October 23 to Thursday, October 24 - Boston, Massachusetts

Design 4 People is the first conference of its kind that will inspire, celebrate, energize, and help you discover new ways to help people through design. Many years ago, the green movement began with design that protected the environment and today we are exploring how we can... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by USGBC NJ
Wednesday, October 23 - Malvern, Pennsylvania

Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed’s LEED Platinum Headquarters is a sustainable workplace that maximizes the comfort and health of employees through the use of a wide range of the company’s building materials that improve air quality, moisture management, acoustics, energy... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Eversource
Thursday, October 24 - Berlin, Connecticut

Eversource will be hosting a Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Conference on October 24, 2019 in Berlin, CT.

We have an exciting agenda lined up and will dive into real examples of zero energy buildings presented by industry leaders including:

Community Event - Hosted by New Energy Works/Pioneer Millworks
Thursday, October 24 - Farmington, New York

4-5 pm Discussion: 

  • Pre-panelization and virtual design; the creative and practical implications of off-site fabrication using sustainable wood materials (1 AIA CE)

5-7 pm Open House:

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, October 25 - Canandaigua, New York

This Pro Tour will feature an ambitious new development: a first-of-it's-kind, PHIUS certified affordable housing project featuring 96 units across 12 buildings.

Community Event - Hosted by Passive House Institute US
Thursday, October 31 to Friday, November 1 - New York, New York

2-Day WUFI Passive Static Training

WUFI Passive static is the energy model used for PHIUS+ Certification compliance. Learn the differences between modeling single family residential, multi family residential and commercial projects. This workshop is... Full Description

Monday, November 4 - Boston, Massachusetts

This free, invitation-only event will bring together the top 100 NESEA donors: individuals and businesses who have shown their commitment to NESEA’s mission and vision through philanthropic giving. Each donor is encouraged to bring a guest to join NESEA staff, Board Members,... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Building Energy Exchange
Wednesday, November 6 - New York, New York

The carbon reduction targets of Local Law 97 will require an unprecedented focus on deep energy efficiency retrofits across New York City buildings. Many building owners will be considering these types of projects for the first time.  Where should they start?  What types of... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Local Wood WORKS
Thursday, November 7 - Portland, Maine

Architects, engineers and designers: Have you wondered about the forestry behind Maine wood, how wood gets to market, and who brings wood to the mill and the lumberyard? Local Wood WORKS invites you to participate in a professional workshop for design and engineering... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Boston Society of Architects (BSA)
Thursday, November 7 - Boston, Massachusetts

ABX is the largest design and construction tradeshow and conference in the Northeast. Held annually in Boston, the two-day show draws 8,000 professionals across all A/E/C disciplines to meet face-to-face with 300+ exhibitors of all sizes displaying products, services,... Full Description

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, November 8 - West Lebanon, New Hampshire

Join NESEA for this Pro Tour of an affordable community housing community built for PHIUS certification. This community was built to meet the needs of a non-profit housing developer wanting durable, healthy, and attractive housing on a limited budget.

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, November 15 - Northampton, Massachusetts

This Pro Tour will give attendees the unique opportunity to see similar projects in very different stages of development in the same event.

Community Event - Hosted by PHIUS
Wednesday, December 4 to Saturday, December 7 - Washington, District of Columbia

NAPHC is the leading passive building conference for climate-specific zero energy design, construction, and building science expertise.

PHIUS is honored, proud and delighted to announce that Jeremy Rifkin will deliver the opening keynote address at the PHIUS 14th... Full Description

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, December 6 - Cold Spring, New York

$25 Members/$35 Non-Members