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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NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting
Tuesday, June 18 - Boston, Massachusetts

Share your ideas and vision for NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston 2020 conference at our Open Planning Meeting.

Community Event - Hosted by Urban Green Council
Tuesday, June 18 - New York, New York

In the near future, New York City will likely require that buildings larger than 25,000 square feet reduce their energy consumption. To comply with these regulations, building retrofits will have to occur on a scale never before experienced in NYC—or anywhere else.  

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Community Event - Hosted by International Living Future Institute
Wednesday, June 19 to Thursday, June 20 - Amherst, Massachusetts

Please join us this June at Hampshire College for the Net Positive Symposium at the R.W. Kern Center: A Higher Education Event. This second annual event is THE PLACE to network and learn with others dedicated to created Living Buildings and Living Campuses.

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Community Event - Hosted by USGBC NJ
Wednesday, June 19 - Upper Montclair, New Jersey

Join USGBC NJ in collaboration with the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University in "Celebrating Women in Green" on June 18. The event will spotlight and celebrate women of influence in the green building sector; discuss via panel where women are, what women... Full Description

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, June 21 - Brooklyn, New York

This Pro Tour features a deep-energy retrofit of a historic New York City Building – the former headquarters of the NYC Board of Transportation which has been re-imagined as New York University’s new space for engineering, applied science, and digital technology.

Community Event - Hosted by North American Passive House Network (NAPHN)
Thursday, June 27 to Friday, June 28 - New York, New York

Don’t miss the NAPHN19 Conference + Expo in NYC – the largest gathering of professionals working with Passive House technology in the U.S. to date! This premier event centered on Passive House design, high-performance building and energy efficiency will be hosted by the North... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Western Mass Green Consortium
Wednesday, July 10 - Northampton, Massachusetts

Join the Western Mass Green Consortium for a screening + discussion of the keynote address from NESEA's 2019 BuildingEnergy Boston conference. The presentation was a truly motivating call-to-arms that about tackling embodied carbon in the built environment. Presenters Chris... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by Greentech Media
Tuesday, July 30 - Boston, Massachusetts

The Northeast is one of the fastest growing regions for solar and energy storage. With strong policies for renewables and a local hive of innovative clean energy companies, it has the potential to lead the nation towards a decentralized and decarbonized electric future. Join... Full Description

Community Event - Hosted by ASES (American Solar Energy Society)
Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American Solar Energy Society believes that supplying 100% of America’s electricity with renewable energy is not only possible but urgently necessary.  As attendees at the SOLAR 2018 ASES conference heard, we need to decarbonize our economy by the middle of THIS century... Full Description

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, August 23 - Cambridge, Massachusetts

Join NESEA for a tour of a new high performance campus in Cambdrige, designed to be the first net zero emissions school in Massachusetts and the largest net zero emissions building in the state.

Community Event - Hosted by NEHERS
Tuesday, September 3 to Friday, September 27 - Berlin, Connecticut

The Northeast Home Energy Rating System Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. Our hybrid HERS rater training classes include an online and a classroom training component. This comprehensive... Full Description

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, September 13 - Westborough, Massachusetts

Join us for this early autumn Pro Tour, which will showcase the new Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife Headquarters, a 45,000 square foot, net-positive LEED Platinum facility.

NESEA Event - BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, September 20 - Burlington, Vermont

$25 Members/$35 Non-Members

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Representatives from VEIC will lead the first portion of the event, which will showcase a zero energy modular small (not tiny!) home. This particular ZEM modular is a traveling model home that demonstrates some of the latest... Full Description

NESEA Conference
Thursday, September 26 - New York, New York

Now in its seventh year, BuildingEnergy NYC is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. The event brings together hundreds of professionals from across the industry to learn... Full Description

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.


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