Solar Training for Design Professionals
Where/When: Pittsburgh (July 20), New Haven (September 27), Boston (TBD)
Cost: $200 ($150 for AIA/ASHRAE Members)
Architects and engineers are well poised to tap into the Northeast’s $67.5 billion solar investment potential. These trainings are specially-designed to teach such designers how to incorporate solar photovoltaics (PV) into plans, how to differentiate yourself in the marketplace by offering solar PV to the clients, how to speak with clients about its benefits, and where to find information on the financial incentives. Learn more...
Become a HERS Rater with the NEHERS Alliance
When: September 11–22 (online) and October 2–6 (in person)
Where: Manchester, NH
Cost: $2495 (Register by August 15 for $200 off)
The Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. Their hybrid HERS rater training classes include an online and a classroom training component. This comprehensive package has everything a student needs to be fully prepared to become a HERS rater. HERS Rater Training is the first step towards Rater Certification. Final registration deadline is August 22nd. Learn more...
45-Unit Passive House Designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects Featured in Portland Press Herald
NESEA Business Member Kaplan Thompson Architects was featured in an article on the 45-unit, affordable, certified Passive House apartment building that they designed in Portland. It includes nine market-rate units and 36 affordable units, which are rented to families earning between $23,000 and $49,000 a year. It is fully occupied. Read more...
New Frameworks Featured on Zillow for Bringing Social & Environmental Justice to Home Building
When the folks at New Frameworks set out to build or restore a home, they aren’t just thinking about the individual needs of their client—though that is central to their work, of course. They also take the bigger picture into account, particularly their ecological and social impact, which weaves its way into every facet of the business. Read more...