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Conference News

Last Chance to Nominate a NESEA Leader

The deadline for nominations for the 2020 NESEA awards is midnight tonight (February 5). The following awards will be presented during NESEA Night 2020 to recognize and celebrate the contributions of individuals in our community. All members are welcome to submit nominations for committee consideration.

Kate Goldstein Emerging Leader Award: This award recognizes a NESEA Member early in their career for current and potential engagement. Learn more and submit a nomination here.

Distinguished Service Award: Since 1993, this award has recognized a NESEA Member who has made a significant contribution to the organization. Learn more about the award, view previous winners, and submit a nomination here.

Last Chance to Apply for a Scholarship

Applications for Spring 2020 BE the Future scholarships are due by this Friday, February 7. Each scholarship includes a day pass to BuildingEnergy Boston, a one-year NESEA Membership, and a pass to a BuildingEnergy Pro Tour. Learn more and apply here. Learn more about sponsoring a participant here.

Complimentary Professional Headshots

We're pleased to once again offer professional headshots on the trade show floor on Monday, March 23, 1pm–6pm, courtesy of E4TheFuture. By participating, you'll also be entered to win a $100 gift card. The photobooth is a part of E4TheFuture’s Faces of EE campaign that seeks to build support for smart energy policy by showing policymakers how strong our workforce truly is in every U.S. region. Contact Carina Wallack at with questions.

Have You Registered Yet?

BuildingEnergy Boston is coming up in just 7 weeks! View all 49 sessions, which offer a mix of credits from AIA, APA, BPI, GBCI-LEED, and MA CSL. If you haven't already done so, register now to join us on March 23 & 24.

Register Now!

Featured Member Benefit

Participate on Member Committees

The content of NESEA's programs is driven by volunteer committees of NESEA Members. These committees perform a variety of functions, from selecting projects to be featured in our BuildingEnergy Pro Tour series to developing conference sessions and selecting speakers. You can learn more about NESEA's Member Committees here.

Current Committee Openings

We are currently seeking members to join the following committees:

  • The BuildingEnergy NYC Content Committee is responsible for selecting content for BuildingEnergy NYC through peer review of submitted proposals and for developing proposals into sessions. Contact Susan Farber at for more information.
  • The BuildingEnergy Magazine Editorial Committee works with program staff to select articles for publication in BuildingEnergy magazine. Contact Florence MacGregor at for more information.

View all individual, business, & academic NESEA Member benefits.

Other NESEA News

Thank You to Our Donors!

We'd like to thank all the individuals and organizations who contributed to our Annual Appeal. With their help, we not only met our $10,000 matching challenge from NESEA Business Member Abode Energy Management, we also met our fundraising goal for the entire fiscal year (July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020).

Donations are vital to the continued success of our organization, and we rely on the generosity of our community to support the member-driven, peer-reviewed, and cutting-edge content we offer throughout the year. You can donate here or make a pledge here.

Welcome to Our Newest Business & Academic Members

For a directory of all NESEA Business and Academic Members visit the NESEA Business Member Directory. You can learn more about business and academic membership on our website.

Featured Jobs

The ability to post on NESEA's Jobs Board is a NESEA Business and Academic Member benefit. To post a job, click here or contact Florence MacGregor. Individual members can also post their resumes to our Resume Bank, which business and academic members can access to search for new hires.

Here are a few of this month's featured jobs:

EcoFellowship Class of 2020-21 at Center for EcoTechnology

Northampton, MA - The Center for EcoTechnology is seeking five qualified recent college graduates for an 11-month paid fellowship position to work with their staff to carry out a range of activities related to climate action initiatives and educational programming in western Massachusetts. The EcoFellows will support CET’s initiatives to assist residents, students, institutions and businesses across the region in ongoing programs in energy efficiency, home energy services, renewable energy, and waste reduction through recycling, reuse and composting. Learn more...

Architectural Designer/Architect at Vermont Integrated Architecture

Middlebury, VT - Vermont Integrated Architecture, P.C. of Middlebury, VT seeks a designer or newly-licensed architect with a minimum of 5 years of experience with design and construction documentation for sustainable residential, commercial, and institutional projects. Position requires excellent communication skills, strong proficiency producing technical drawings with Revit, detailed knowledge of construction documentation and related systems, and a willingness to collaborate. Commitment to and experience with energy efficiency and sustainability strategies in buildings required. Learn more...

Multiple Positions at Steven Winter Associates

New York, NY & Norwalk, CT - Steven Winter Associates, Inc. provides research, consulting and advisory services to improve commercial, residential and multifamily built environments for private and public- sector clients. They specialize in energy, sustainability and accessibility consulting as well as certification, research & development and compliance services. View several of their open positions on NESEA's Jobs Board.

Community News & Events

We’d like to help spread the word about upcoming member events and news items. Submit news items via this form or post an event to our community event calendar, and we’ll try include it in the next Members Monthly.

High-Performance Building Podcast

Buildings and Beyond is a podcast by Steven Winter Associates that explores how we can create a more sustainable built environment by focusing on efficiency, accessibility, and health. Listen to past episodes or subscribe on your favorite podcast platform here.

We were thrilled to be featured in their most recent episode, "Mission Critical: Embodied Carbon in Sustainable Design."

Survey for Solar Energy Systems Engineers

Calling all solar energy systems engineers: the US Department of Labor is inviting you to participate in a survey to keep information about your profession accurate and current. Incentives are offered. Learn more...

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast

Where: Boston, MA

When: Wednesday & Thursday, February 19 & 20

Cost: Varies

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast was designed to serve and advance the solar+storage market, by bringing together PV & energy storage industry leaders, professionals, manufacturers, and service providers to explore business solutions, new technologies, policy initiatives, and other market factors. NESEA Members can use the code P1520NESEA for 15% off a full price conference registration. Learn more...

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Workshop

Where: New York, NY

When: Monday, March 2, 9am–4pm

Cost: $350

Urban Green Council is partnering with HXE Partners to bring you a LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Workshop designed to prepare you to pass the test with confidence—the first time. The workshop will focus on the key information necessary to pass the LEED Green Associate exam. In addition to delivering the material in a clear and concise format, this workshop presents the types of questions that are asked on the exam so students know what and how to study. Learn more...

Northeast Solar & Storage Forum 2020

Where: New York, NY

When: Wednesday, March 11

Cost: $995 (Use code NESEA15 for 15% discount)

The Northeast is one of the fastest growing regions for solar and energy storage. With strong policies for renewables and a local hive of innovative clean energy companies, it has the potential to lead the nation towards a decentralized and decarbonized electric future. Join the region's leading developers, financiers, technology vendors and policymakers on March 11 for a day of networking, in-depth conversation, and exclusive Greentech Media and Wood Mackenzie analysis. Learn more...


Where: New York, NY

When: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 28 & 29

Cost: Varies

For 35 years BuildingsNY has been the leading event for NYC building professionals, including Building Owners, Property Managers, Facility Engineers, Managing Agents, Energy Engineers and Superintendents. This annual event brings together more than 5,550 industry professionals and will provide you with the tools and suppliers you need to increase your building's profitability, grow your businesses, and operate efficiently. Learn more...

Facilities and Campus Energy Summit

Where: Washington, DC

When: Wednesday & Thursday, April 29 & 30

Cost: $895 (NESEA Members use code NESEA10 for discount)

Join the Roosevelt Strategic Council this April 29th and 30th in Washington, D.C., as they explore impactful energy business strategies and technical innovations from IoT and HVAC to advanced data analytics. Secure your seat among facility and campus stakeholders and industry innovators for an interactive "Town Hall' forum focusing on "Improving Energy Resiliency, Efficiency, and Sustainability for the Built Environment." Learn more...

2020 Sustainability Symposium

Where: Philadelphia, PA

When: Friday, May 1

Cost: $100-$200

Join Green Building United to hear experts from across the region and beyond as they gather to discuss their current work, opportunities for social, environmental, and economic impact, and challenges ahead in the sustainability field. The Sustainability Symposium will have a half day of workshops, multiple concurrent sessions, tours, and an exhibitor expo. The event will include a light breakfast, and lunch. Learn more...

Living Future 20

Where: Seattle, WA

When: Tuesday–Friday, May 5–8

Cost: $875-$1500

Join the International Living Future Institute at LF20 and share what sustains your hope for our future. Join them along with keynote speaker Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, indigenous climate activist, hip hop artist, and youth director of Earth Guardians, as well as Dr. Katharine Wilkinson from Project Drawdown. NESEA Members use code NESEA10 for a 10% discount. Learn more...

Healthy Building Publication & Resource

Green & Healthy Maine HOMES is dedicated to inspiring real Maine homes that are as healthy for the people who live in them as they are for the planet. Through their website, bi-annual magazines and monthly e-newsletters, Green & Healthy Maine HOMES shares expert advice, informative case studies, profiles of high performing Maine homes, interviews with industry leaders and cutting-edge information about today’s technologies for creating healthy, comfortable, affordable, efficient and sustainable homes. Learn more...

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
20 Federal St., Ste. 8
Greenfield, MA 01301-3324
United States

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