Past Conference Presentations

BuildingEnergy is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by members of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), BuildingEnergy attracts diverse building and sustainability professionals with its cutting-edge, vetted content and open, honest discussion of successes and failures. The conferences' accredited educational sessions are rigorous, the high-level trade show is engaging, and the three days of networking lead to new colleagues and life-long friendships.

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BuildingEnergy Boston 2019
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When the Grid Goes Down: Saving Lives with Your Building's Envelope and Backup Power View Presentation (2.29 MB) Katie Courtney
Jim Newman
Alex Wilson
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel Case Study: Diverting Food Waste for Energy Production View Presentation (1.94 MB) Heather Billings
Jeff Hanulec
Chris Lucarelle
Tools of the Trade for Building Diagnostics View Presentation (4.04 MB) Kohta Ueno
The Race Toward Decarbonization View Presentation (6.34 MB) Gina Bocra
Elizabeth Galloway
Deanna Moran
Paul Ormond
Darren Port
The Power of Partnerships: How to Achieve Affordable, Net-Zero Urban Homeownership View Presentation (5.34 MB) MJ Adams
Charles Roberts
Jonathan Wright
The Building Science of Prefabricated / Off-Site Construction View Presentation (4.11 MB)
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John Straube
The Art + Science of Cost-Effective High-Performance Buildings: How Data Informs Outcomes View Presentation (6.53 MB)
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Dan Arons
Heather Jauregui
Jana Silsby
Solar Access for the Underserved View Presentation (2.14 MB)
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Emily Basham
Andrew Breiter-Wu
Kelsey Read
Smart Retrofits: Pathway to a Low-Carbon World View Presentation (6.8 MB) Jeremy Gregory
Brad Guy
Anne Hicks Harney
Smart Homes and Sustainability: Putting Data into Practice View Presentation (2.37 MB) Claire Miziolek
Resilience Gaps and Clean Energy Solutions at State-Owned Medical and Residential Care Facilities View Presentation (4.23 MB) Eric Friedman
Alan Glynn
Geoff Gunn
Quebec City's Eco-District: Low-Energy, Affordable, Sustainable and Cost-Effective View Presentation (6.07 MB)
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Dany Blackburn
Martine Dion
Martin Gougeon
André Huot
Alejandro Montero
Pump It Up: Retrofitting Homes through Weatherization, PV, and Heat Pumps View Presentation (2.54 MB) Beverly Craig
Richard Faesy
Mark Newey
Pull Back the Curtain! What Is Really Happening in Your Boiler Room? View Presentation (6.61 MB) Marty Davey
Jonah DeCola
Local Wood in Practice: A Conversation across the Material Stream View Presentation (5.39 MB)
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Zac Cardwell
Sean Mahoney
Tom Mann
Brad Morse
Large Scale Passive House: What’s Working View Presentation (5.36 MB)
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Lois Arena
In Pursuit of Performance: A Multifamily Retrocommissioning Case Study View Presentation (1.6 MB) Kimberly Vermeer
Healthy for People and Planet: Why Smart Material Choices Are Essential for High Performing Buildings View Presentation (4.08 MB) Lisa Carey-Moore
Jacob Racusin
Getting Schooled in Passive House (Tale of Two Schools) View Presentation (5.84 MB)
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Chris Briley
Harry Hepburn
Colin Schless
Julia Tate
Energy Storage Behind the Meter in Massachusetts: New Incentives, Programs and Economics View Presentation (1.23 MB) Todd Olinsky-Paul
Amy McGuire
Developing Leadership Effectiveness: The Superpower for Excellence in Design View Presentation (2 MB) Barbra Batshalom
Tamar Warburg
Dealing with Dust in the Wind: New EPA Guidance for Home Air Cleaners View Presentation (2.46 MB)
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Terry Brennan
Lew Harriman
Cost and Energy Optimization for Net Zero Multifamily View Presentation (7.38 MB) Dave Bruns
Jesse Schwartzberg
Cities as Clean Energy Leaders, Innovators and Practitioners View Presentation (2.75 MB) Marie-Claude Francoeur
Cammy Peterson
Patrick Roche
Oliver Sellers-Garcia
Carbon Free Boston View Presentation (2.13 MB) Cutler Cleveland
Carbon Drawdown Now! Turning Buildings into Carbon Sinks View Presentation (5.99 MB)
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Chris Magwood
Ace McArleton
Jacob Racusin
Capital Improvement Plan: From Concept to Implementation View Presentation (6.59 MB) Ned Collier
Julie Lynch
Rebecca Hatchadorian
Biophilia Is in Every Building We Cherish: Re-Discovering Biophilic Design View Presentation (2.93 MB)
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Jodi Smits Anderson
Balancing Energy and IAQ: Case Study of a LEED Home Retrofit View Presentation (6.68 MB) Maureen Mahle
Airtight, Cellulose-Insulated Assemblies: Simple Advice from the Woods of Maine View Presentation (7.27 MB)
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Jesper Kruse
Air Source Heat Pumps: Measured Performance and Best Practices View Presentation (871.15 KB)
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Bruce Harley
Marc Rosenbaum
Andy Shapiro
Air Infiltration Reduction Testing: 5 Case Studies for Proven Energy Savings View Presentation (1.54 MB) Fran Boucher
Will D'Arrigo
Martine Dion
Affordable Multi-Family Housing Net Zero AND Passive House? Challenges, Opportunities, Mistakes and Solutions View Presentation (4 MB)
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Laura Bailey
Karen Bushey
Bill Maclay
Andrew Winter
A Commercially Viable Net Zero Office Building: Technology, Beauty and Meaning View Presentation (5.22 MB) Shannon Kaplan
Andrew Schuster
Karla Wursthorn

 

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