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Conference + Trade Show News

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Members Get the Best Price on Registration

We're thrilled to see so many companies taking advantage of member pricing by opting to send four, eight, and even thirteen members of their team to this year's BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show. Many have cited the content of this year's sessions as the driver for their decision​. Join us by registering today.

Questions? Email Beth Fraser, Director of Operations, at

Discounted Boston Hotel Block Closes Friday

Take advantage of NESEA's discounted room block at the Seaport Hotel (directly across the street from the conference center and around the corner from NESEA Night) for the price of $209/night (plus tax). This deal disappears this Friday, February 3rd, so book a room online today!

Exhibit at BuildingEnergy Boston

The BuildingEnergy Boston trade show floor is filling up quickly, but booth space is still available. Reserve your booth today by contacting Zach Bitzer at or (413) 774-6051 ext. 15. NESEA members receive the best prices on exhibiting.

Scholarship Recipients Announced

We are proud to welcome 40 students into the NESEA community through our BE the Future scholarship. Each student will receive a one-day pass to BuildingEnergy Boston and a one-year NESEA membership. View the list of recipients and sponsors here.

Attend a Planning Meeting on February 16

Join us on February 16 at the TKP New York Conference Center as we begin to plan the content of this year's BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show. We need your thoughts on upcoming priorities for energy efficiency and high-performance building practitioners. At this meeting, we will collect ideas about how to shape this year's event and discuss volunteer job openings, their descriptions, and what it means to serve.

Exhibit at BuildingEnergy NYC

The BuildingEnergy NYC trade show floor is already a third of the way full. Reserve your table today by contacting Zach Bitzer at or (413) 774-6051 ext. 15.

RFP Process Opens March 20

The Request for Proposals (RFP) Process for BuildingEnergy NYC conference sessions will be open from March 20 to April 20. Mark your calendars!

Other NESEA News

Spring 2017 Issue of BuildingEnergy Magazine Now Available

The digital version of the Spring 2017 issue of BuildingEnergy magazine is now available. As a member, you should be receiving a hardcopy of the magazine in your mailbox this week. To get involved in the Fall 2017 issue, click here or contact Florence MacGregor at

Changes to NESEA's Board of Directors

New Board Member: Join us in welcoming Lauren Brust Moss, the newest member of NESEA's Board of Directors. Lauren is the Program Director of NORESCO's Sustainability Services New York City office and served as a co-chair of the 2016 BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show. She is also a part of the Urban Green Council speakers bureau (an active resource of New York City's USGBC chapter) for New York City's Local Law 84 and Local Law 87.

Executive Committee Changes: We are proud to welcome Phil Kaplan as the new Chair and Ben Southworth as the new Secretary of NESEA's Executive Committee. Paul Eldrenkamp will be returning as Treasurer and Martine Dion will be returning as Vice Chair.

Click here to read a message from Phil Kaplan about his new position as Chairman of the NESEA Board of Directors.

New Board Fellow: Damainique Bruce will be joining us for one year as a Net Impact Board Fellow. She will serve as a non-voting member of the NESEA Board of Directors and will take on a special project in conjunction with our soon-to-be-revealed strategic plan. Damainique currently serves as Assistant Director/VISTA Project Coordinator for the National Alliance of HUD Tenants, Inc.

Videos of Last Year's BuildingEnergy Boston Sessions Now Available to NESEA Members

We are excited to announce that videos of the following three 2016 BuildingEnergy Boston sessions are available for you to view:

Use the code NESEAMEMBER to access the full videos for free.

Please note: this is a pilot program for NESEA and is the first time we have made video recordings of conference sessions available to attendees. We value and welcome your feedback. If you have any questions, contact Miriam Aylward at

Get Ready for the 2017 Pro Tour Series

The 2017 Pro Tour series will be announced at BuildingEnergy Boston! Get ready for 15 excellent events all over the Northeast. In the meantime, we've added pages to so that you can look back at past Pro Tours.

NESEA Team Additions

We are thrilled to welcome Louise Reardon as a MassCEC intern for the 2017 spring semester. Louise comes to NESEA having just completed the Greenfield Community College Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Certificate course.

Featured Jobs

The ability to post on NESEA's Jobs Board is a NESEA business member benefit. To post a job, click here or contact Florence MacGregor at Here are a few of this month's featured jobs:

Carpenter at Kolbert Building

Portland, ME - Kolbert Building is a small, award-winning renovation company with a focus on energy efficiency and out of the ordinary work; we are looking for experienced, well-rounded carpenters to expand our crew. We need talent and a desire to keep up with best practices in both carpentry and building science. A healthy irreverence is helpful as well. Learn more...

Renovation Project Manager at Sustainable Comfort, Inc.

Worcester, MA - We are looking for a Renovation Project Manager to join our rapidly growing Development and Construction team. Our projects are all within the city of Worcester – this is an opportunity to be based in one place for the foreseeable future. Learn more...

RetrofitNY Project Manager, Multifamily Residential at NYSERDA

New York, NY - The Project Manager position will play a critical role in coordinating the different components and workstreams of this complex program and providing the organization and structure to ensure the cohesion and success of RetrofitNY. Learn more...

Member-to-Member News

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Energy Master Planning Workshop for Non-Profits

When: February 25

Where: Danvers, MA

Cost: Free

Join NESEA Members Paul Eldrenkamp and Mike Duclos for a hands-on workshop on drafting a step-by-step master plan for houses of worship and non-profits. These organizations often have a building that is both a primary asset and a major expense. Many could reduce energy, maintenance, and operational costs significantly, but lack the time, staff, and expertise to identify and plan valuable improvements. Register today.

Sustainability Summit at New York Build

When: March 15-16

Where: New York, NY

Cost: Free

The Sustainability Summit 2017 is a large-scale conference, exhibition, and networking event connecting decision makers, influencers and those exploring sustainability across the built environment, looking to build better communities, and share information. Register for your free ticket today!

NESEA members receive 10% off exhibit space at the Sustainability Summit. To take advantage of this offer, contact Kate Skinner and mention the code KS1503.

Attend the Green Real Estate Symposium

When: March 28

Where: Nashua, NH

Cost: $99 through March 1, $125 after March 1

The New Hampshire Association of Realtors and the Green Alliance proudly present a one-day symposium on the ins and outs of Green Real Estate. This event seeks to educate and inform New England real estate professionals and homeowners on this ever-evolving space. Topics will range from the basics of green building to more nuanced sessions on public policy, tax credits, financing and appraising of projects involving elements of green construction. Register today.

Accredited Course: Designing and Building a Successful Design/Build Business

When: April 8-9

Where: Burlington, VT

Cost: $400

NESEA Member Adam Cohen is teaching a 2-day course on how to create a design/build business that flourishes. You'll examine planning, marketing, estimating, system development, project management, human resources, accounting, and legal concerns, all in direct relation to the specifics of design/build. The course is filling up quickly, so register today!

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