Proposal Deadline: Triple Decker Design Challenge
When: Friday, November 6, 5pm
MassCEC's Triple Decker Design Challenge is soliciting proposals from design/build firms, architects, and other qualified applicants to identify replicable and scalable all-electric triple-decker energy retrofit approaches. The program seeks to set a new and scalable standard for transitioning these iconic New England dwellings into high-performing, low-carbon buildings. MassCEC will be awarding 9 winning submissions, ranging from $15,000 to $25,000, with a $10,000 People's Choice Award. Student teams are invited to
compete for a winning prize of $5,000. Learn more...
Sustainable Home Tour 2020
When: Saturday, November 7, 10am–11:30am
Cost: Free (Donations Encouraged)
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 where you’ll be taken on a virtual tour of the home and sustainable features will be highlighted. Learn about the technologies and processes that make these homes sustainable. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of the builders. Learn more...
Specialized Training: Introduction to Passive House Standards
When: Thursday, November 12, 10am–4pm
Join NAPHN and passivhausMaine for an online introductory course on Passive House Essentials. Participants will learn about the 5 basic Passive House principles, occupant benefits, major Passive House tools, delivered all through the lens of relevant case studies. This course offers 6 HSW/LU AIA credits. Learn more...
Proposal Deadline: NextGen HVAC Innovation Challenge
When: Tuesday, November 17
NYSERDA's NextGen HVAC funding opportunity will help develop energy efficient building technologies and new business models for New York’s building industry, in order to tackle emissions from New York’s building stock. This funding opportunity focuses on cutting edge HVAC systems. A total of $30 million has been made available for seven rounds of innovation challenges to encourage private investment and advance the next generation of HVAC systems for buildings. Learn more...
New Issue of Fine Homebuilding Magazine
Fine Homebuilding is excited to partner with NESEA to offer each NESEA Member a digital edition of FHB's magazine as a member benefit. Fine Homebuilding is committed to providing practitioners with the latest information on building residential homes, with an emphasis on craftsmanship in every issue. We hope you enjoy their most current Kitchen & Bath Issue.
Passive House Buildings Fall 2020 Issue Is Now Available
Passive House Buildings has chosen to focus its fall issue on the increasing importance of embodied carbon in the building sector. As buildings become more energy efficient, the contribution of a building’s embodied carbon to its overall emissions grows. The ambitious projects featured in this issue showcase the tactics needed to cut these emissions, including choosing materials that sequester carbon and minimizing waste through prefabrication. Read the new issue here.
UMass Amherst Offshore Wind Professional Certificate
The UMass Dept. of Environmental Conservation and Clean Energy Extension offer an online professional certificate in offshore wind for professionals and grad students seeking to prepare for the industry. Registration is now open for the Spring 2021 course: Offshore Wind Energy – Environmental Impacts, Siting, Permitting, and Stakeholder Engagement. Learn more...
Construction Business Bootcamp
When: Tuesdays, January 12–March 2, 3:30pm–5pm
Cost: $1,200 (NESEA Members receive $100 off)
HELM Construction Solutions is excited to announce another Construction Business Bootcamp! This online course covers all the essentials of running your own construction business. Construction Business Bootcamp is designed for small business owners who are looking for a solid grounding in the basics of running a successful construction business. We welcome start-up businesses as well as folks who’ve been doing this for a long time and are looking to improve on their business systems. We developed the Bootcamp as an
introduction to the most frequently asked questions we get from our consulting clients, in a format that allows us to share the knowledge and resources we’ve gained over the years with multiple companies simultaneously. Learn more...
RFP Deadline: ASES SOLAR 2021
When: January 15, 2021
ASES invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation at ASES’s 50th national annual conference “SOLAR 2021: Empowering a Sustainable Future,” taking place August 3-6, 2021 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Email email@example.com if you have any questions. See you at #SOLAR2021Boulder! Learn more...