Maine Wood + Sustainability Tour
Where: Portland, ME
When: Thursday, November 7, 7:30am–5pm
Architects, engineers and designers: Have you wondered about the forestry behind Maine wood, how wood gets to market, and who brings wood to the mill and the lumberyard? Local Wood WORKS invites you to participate in a professional workshop for design and engineering professionals focused on: growing ME’s local wood economy; sustainable forestry practices; and forestland conservation. 7 professional credits available through AIA. Learn more...
Living Building Makers Book Launch
Where: R.W. Kern Center, Amherst, MA
When: Friday, October 4, 5pm–6:30pm
Come celebrate the launch of ILFI's latest book release, Living Building Makers: Creating Sustainable Buildings That Renew Our World, by NESEA Lifetime Member Jonathan Wright. Celebrating the champions addressing climate change, this book is a handcrafted collection of stories about the remarkable people who bring the built environment to life. It captures the insights, creativity, humor, and discoveries of the often-unsung individuals who rolled up their sleeves to play a pivotal role in creating two of the greenest buildings in the world on the campus of Massachusetts’ renowned Hampshire College. Learn more...
SEON's Sustainable Home Tour
Where: Vermont & Massachusetts
When: Saturday, October 5
SEON's Sustainable Home Tour showcases homes and the design/construction teams whose work demonstrates a commitment to high performance building, sustainable materials, durability, indoor air quality, and renewable energy. It’s a “Show & Tell” opportunity to see how these homes look and feel. Learn about the technologies and processes that make these homes sustainable. It’s the perfect time to go for a ride, take in the foliage, and check out these high performance homes. Learn more...
5th Annual NY Energy Summit
Where: Albany, NY
When: Wednesday–Friday, October 16–18
Cost: $895–$2,690 (10% discount available)
NY Energy Summit is your premier opportunity to network with members of the Climate Action Council, policymakers, regulators, market operators, utilities, renewable developers, financiers, and innovators from across the energy supply chain. Join Infocast in this thorough review of the market under new legislation and gain a clear understanding of NY’s energy policy agenda. Register through NESEA's partner portal for a 10% discount.
Passive House Symposium 2019
Where: Boston, MA
When: Wednesday, October 23, 8am–5pm
From multi-family buildings to commercial office spaces and college residence halls, Massachusetts projects of all types are looking to the Passive House standard as the best option for achieving low-carbon healthy spaces and a pathway to net-zero communities. PHMA's annual symposium showcases this new wave of buildings as well as case studies and lessons learned from past projects, advances in products and strategies, updates to certification standards, and announcements about funding and financing initiatives, code change efforts, and more. Learn more...
Design 4 People
Where: Boston, MA
When: Wednesday & Thursday, October 23 & 24
Cost: $910 (Use code NESEA for $100 off)
Design 4 People, hosted by USGBC MA, is the first conference of its kind that will inspire, celebrate, energize & help you discover new ways to help people through design. It will raise your work to a new level & help you understand how to improve human output within the built environment. Through inspiring speakers, interactive sessions & networking time, you’ll leave with new ideas on how to incorporate innovative methods into your projects, facilities & design. NESEA Members can use the code NESEA for $100 off registration. Learn more...
Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Conference
Where: Berlin, CT
When: Thursday, October 24
Eversource will be hosting a Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Conference. They have an exciting agenda lined up and will dive into real examples of zero energy buildings presented by industry leaders including NREL, Perkins Eastman, DPR Construction, Kaplan Thompson Architects, Thornton Tomasetti, Blake Equipment, and River Architects. Learn more...
14th Annual North American Passive House Conference
Where: Washington, DC
When: Wednesday–Saturday, December 4–7
PHIUS's NAPHC is the oldest, biggest and best way to learn about all things passive house. Attendees get real-world case studies on projects ranging from single family homes to high-rises, the latest on mechanical systems, building science, constructions details, and expo hall full of the latest building components. Not to mention a whole lot of fun! Learn more...