Upcoming Events

NESEA hosts more than 30 events each year across the Northeast to bring our community together and showcase the incredible work and expertise of our members. BuildingEnergy ProTours, workshops, peer to peer network gatherings, conference planning meetings and other events curated and inspired by our members occur throughout the year from Pennsylvania to Maine, and complement our annual BuildingEnergy conferences held in Boston and New York City. We hope to see you at a NESEA event soon!

Exterior of Project Site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, June 1, 2018
Harvard, MA

Join NESEA for a Pro Tour of a single-family, net-zero energy home designed to meet ambitious performance metrics and provide safety and resiliency in the event of an extended power outage. The hosting team from Paul Lukez Architecture will share how innovative technologies and design can be successfully integrated into a compact living model that matches the occupant’s lifestyle while saving – and producing – energy.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Downtown Boston

Share Your Vision for BuildingEnergy Boston 2019!
All are welcome to join us at the Open Planning Meeting for BuildingEnergy Boston 2019.

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, June 15, 2018
Freeport, ME

Site Details

One two-story high school building
Square Footage: 12,000
Type of construction: New
Built for PHIUS certification & New Buildings Institute Advanced Buildings New construction Certification
100% of energy to be generated onsite with photovoltaics
Special design considerations include sculptured spaces that meet the requirements of the Waldorf school

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, July 20, 2018
Syracuse, NY

Site Details

Units: 1 wing of an academic building including 18 science classrooms & small group areas
Square Footage: 32,523 interior retrofit & & 23,332 SF Exterior Recladding
Type of construction: Retrofit
Exterior wall system is made up of 6” cold formed metal studs with 6” mineral wool batt insulation and 4” continuous mineral wool insulation
Terracotta tile rain screen for sustainability, durability, & recycling potential
At time of tour, attendees will see both finished and in-progress rain screen systems... Full Description

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, August 3, 2018
Mystic and Pawcatuck, CT

A comparative tour of two single-family new constructions projects.

Exterior of building
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, August 17, 2018
Rotterdam, NY

Site Details

Units: 4 buildings from a 252 unit, 12 building project
Square Footage: 30,000 per building
Type of construction: New - still under construction
NYSERDA Low-rise Residential New Construction Program Tier 3
Carport-mountain photovoltaic arrays will offset 100% of onsite energy demand
Anticipated to be 0.6 ACH @ 50Pa or lower during blower door testing

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, September 14, 2018
New York, NY

Site Details

Units: 1 Conference Center
Square Footage: 2.1 million
Type of construction: Retrofit
Features the 2nd largest green roof in North America (6.75 acre), providing storm water retention, reduction in urban heat island, bird, bat, insect, microbe and honey-bee habitat
Deep-energy retrofit has reduced energy use by more than ¼
New glass curtain wall has a reflectivity of 8%
LEED Silver Certified

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, September 21, 2018
Charlotte, VT

Site Details

Units: 1 single family
Square Footage: 2,538
Type of construction: Retrofit
Winner of an Efficiency Vermont's 2018 Best of the Best Award
Ecological material selection includes lime plaster walls, milk paint, wool insulation, & mushroom foam insulation
7.7 KW roof-mounted photovoltaic array to offset 100% of onsite energy demand

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show is NYC's premier event for professionals and practitioners in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 600 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and network with each other. This year's event, chaired by Loic Chappoz of NYSERDA and Leia Sims of KOW Building Consultants, will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the TKP New York Conference Center.

Exterior of project site
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, November 9, 2018
Falmouth, ME

Site Details

  • Units: 1 single-family home
  • Square Footage: 2,300
  • Type of construction: New
  • 7kW carport-mounted photovoltaic array will offset 100% of onsite energy demand
  • House is entirely wood framed with 12" double-stud 2x4 walls
  • Blower door test of less than 0.3 ACH50




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