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passivhausMAINE Fall Forum 2018
Where: Portland, ME
When: November 1 & 2
passivhausMAINE's 2018 Annual Fall Forum will focus on DERs - EnerPHit and Schools and Academic Institutions bringing to the fore the compelling stories of institutions that have embraced both the sustainability and resilience of passive house structures, while underscoring the long term cost savings. Learn more and register here.
Passive House Massachusetts 2018 Symposium
Where: Boston, MA
When: November 7
Join Passive House Massachusetts for their annual symposium featuring case-studies, presentations, and discussions on all aspects of Passive House and high-performance buildings! From multi-family projects and affordable housing to college resident halls and record-setting office space, Massachusetts is at an inflection point for Passive House and this year's event will be a showcase for the future of green building. Learn more and register here.
Small Home Forum
Where: Northampton, MA
When: November 14, 5:30pm
Join Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity for their regional Small Home Forum–an interdisciplinary discussion and dialogue on implementing small home solutions as a stepping stone to affordable home ownership in Hampshire and Franklin County, MA. Learn more and RSVP here.
ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX)
Where: Boston, MA
When: November 28–29
ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is the largest building and design tradeshow and conference in the Northeast attracting 8,000 architects, builders, contractors, and design professionals each year. Founded in 1986 as BuildBoston, the show was rebranded in 2012 as ArchitectureBoston Expo. Learn more and register here.
Kaplan Thompson Architects First in Maine to be Awarded JUST Label
Kaplan Thompson Architects is the first company in the state of Maine to be awarded a JUST label. The JUST Program, an initiative from the International Living Future Institute, is a voluntary transparency platform for organizations to disclose information about how they treat their employees and where they make financial and community investments.
KTA joins a growing list of more than 80 JUST organizations throughout the country. Obtaining the JUST label required a careful review of new and existing firm policies and practices to determine how the company measured up across 22 indicator metrics in six categories: diversity, equity, safety, worker benefit, local benefit, and stewardship.
Driving to Net 0: Stories of Hope for a Carbon Free Future
This new book features the home of NESEA Member Alan Spector. This home was also featured on a BuildingEnergy Pro Tour in September of 2015. Learn more and purchase the book here.
New Energy News Source for the Northeast
The Energy News Network is a nonprofit news site dedicated to keeping stakeholders, policymakers, and citizens informed of the important changes taking place in the transition to a clean energy system. Launched in 2010 as Midwest Energy News, ENN now offers four regional services including Northeast Energy News, which was added in 2018.