2020 Pro Tour Series

North Miller Passive House Rendering
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Join NESEA for our first virtual Pro Tour, featuring an award-winning Passive House retrofit of a three family building in the Hudson Valley. During this interactive event, participants will learn about the goals of the project and hear directly from the professionals who made it a reality. Just like an in-person Pro Tour, this event will mix presentation with small group conversation, giving participants the chance to meet project team members and one another.

Exterior of Ames project
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, October 2, 2020
Online

Join NESEA for the kickoff event of our fall Pro Tour series. This interactive event, hosted by studioWEBSTER, will feature a newly constructed Passive House located in southern Vermont. Participants will meet the project team who made the house a reality.

Exterior of Park Avenue Green neighborhood
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, November 6, 2020
Online

This virtual Pro Tour will offer participants a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most ambitious PHIUS+ projects in New York City: an innovative fifteen-story building providing 154-units of sustainable housing. NESEA is working with hosting firm and Passive House consultant and verifier Bright Power to offer this follow-up event to last year's sold out tour of this site.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, November 13, 2020
Online

Join NESEA for this interactive event, hosted by Garland Mill, featuring a deep dive into the conversion of a 1890s farmhouse that has been transformed into a super insulated building providing space for arts and education nonprofits in Littleton, NH. Just like an in-person Pro Tour, this event will mix presentation with small group conversation, giving participants the chance to meet project team members and one another.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, December 4, 2020
Online

Join NESEA for this December Pro Tour of a ZNE solar village, comprising 18 townhouse-style units of modular housing in New York’s Finger Lakes region.

Aerial shot of the Ecology School campus
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, January 29, 2021

Join NESEA for the first virtual Pro Tour of 2021, hosted by Kaplan Thompson Architects and featuring a recently completed non-profit campus built for Living Building Challenge certification. The project team will be sharing the key strategies used in pursuit of the certification, including materials selection, mechanical systems, and the design and construction approach.

Third Ave project external
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, March 12, 2021

Join NESEA online for this upcoming Pro Tour, featuring a mid-rise project built to Passive House standards that includes 30 units of affordable housing and an early education center. Curtis + Ginsberg Architects, the hosting firm, will be joined by additional members of the team to share design strategies, mechanical systems and energy use, sustainability issues, and the developer perspective behind this award winning project.

Engine 16 internal
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, April 16, 2021

This virtual Pro Tour will offer participants a behind-the-scenes look at a unique renovation currently underway in Manhattan: the transformation of a historic firehouse into 4 units of PHI-certified passive housing.

Tree of Life Rendering
BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
Friday, June 18, 2021

Join this virtual Pro Tour to go behind-the-scenes with members of the team responsible for the Tree of Life project, a new building in Queens that will include 174 units of Passive House certified housing, a community health center, and a community facility operated by the First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica. Hear how the project team worked together to satisfy both high performance certification goals and the needs of the community the building was designed to serve.