NESEA Events

Event Name Datesort ascending Description
BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston Monday, March 27, 2023 to Wednesday, March 29, 2023

BuildingEnergy Boston is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 1,000 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and share ideas with each other.

Annual Meeting 2022 NESEA Annual Meeting Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Join us for the 2022 NESEA Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 1.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour High Performance Lodge in the White Mountains Friday, October 21, 2022

Join NESEA in the White Mountains for a Pro Tour showcasing a high performance institutional building that combines the traditional character of a mountain lodge with ambitious performance goals.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2023 Informational Session Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Thinking of submitting a session proposal for BuildingEnergy Boston 2023, but don't know where to start? Have a question about the conference theme? Have an idea but want a different perspective?

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC Thursday, September 15, 2022

NESEA's BuildingEnergy NYC conference is designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and building/energy policy.

Special Event NESEA NIGHT 2022 Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Join us in kicking off BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 and honoring the contributions of three outstanding individuals in the community at our annual NESEA Night awards reception! We are delighted to host this event in New York City for the first time and to bring our community together to celebrate the award recipients, meet new people, and reconnect with old friends.

BuildingEnergy Online Inverter Technology: Unlocking the Full Potential of Heat Pumps to Decarbonize the Northeast Friday, September 9, 2022

During this session you’ll gain a better understanding of what an inverter is, how it impacts heat pump and air conditioner operation, benefits inverters bring to occupants, and how inverters play a crucial role in decarbonizing buildings in NY and the northeast. Sponsored by Daikin.

BuildingEnergy Online Thermal Energy Networks: An Overview and Project Examples Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Using heat pumps to electrify heating and cooling is a common approach to decarbonizing buildings. To achieve the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, New York State must quickly move from a building-by-building approach to a community-by-community approach. Heat pumps can be integrated with a network of distribution pipes to serve multiple buildings, in a configuration referred to as a Thermal Energy Network (TEN). Sponsored by NYSERDA

BuildingEnergy Online Funding Available for Customized Building Operations & Maintenance Training Thursday, August 25, 2022

Join us for this BuildingEnergy NYC pre-conference webinar to hear how NYSERDA funding can help you develop and deliver a building operations and maintenance (O&M) training program that can optimize your buildings’ operations, save money, reduce your building’s carbon footprint and improve your tenants’ comfort. Sponsored by NYSERDA

BuildingEnergy Online Using Local Law 97 to Close More Projects Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The City of New York is known for its dynamic, exciting skylines, but those buildings are a major source of emissions. With Local Law 97, the city is introducing emission limits to organizations responsible for their building emissions. As a solution provider, you have a valuable role in helping buildings comply. Sponsored by EnPowered.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Passive House Coastal Campus Pro Tour Friday, August 5, 2022

This Pro Tour will explore the Schiller Coastal Studies Center, a scientific village that is the new home for Bowdoin’s Marine Science program.

Announcement Application Deadline: Serve on NESEA's Board Friday, July 15, 2022

Each year, the NESEA Membership elects individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. The deadline to apply is July 15th. Current members of the board’s Nominating Committee will review and vet applications to develop a slate of candidates for the ballot.

BuildingEnergy Online 2022 NESEA Board Service Virtual Happy Hour Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Have you ever considered serving on NESEA's Board of Directors? Do you want to know more about how our organization is led? Then this virtual happy hour is for you!

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2023 Open Planning Meeting Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Share your vision for BuildingEnergy Boston 2023!

Special Event Special Pro Tour: Passive House Retrofit for Students and Professionals Tuesday, June 7, 2022

In partnership with The Compliance Mentor Group, NESEA has been awarded a grant to run a year-long career exploratory program bringing students from Boston-area voc/tech schools together with professionals in the high performance building industry.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Content Committee Meeting #2 Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Content Committee will be meeting to make final decisions about conference session proposals and begin shaping the 2022 conference session lineup.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Cape Cod Hemp House Friday, May 20, 2022

This May Pro Tour will showcase a recently built hemplime-insulated home on Cape Cod.

BuildingEnergy Online Join a Business-Owner Peer Group Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Join us to learn how participating in one of NESEA's business development peer groups could be the best investment in your business.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Carbon Neutral Mixed-Use Building In the Hudson Valley Friday, May 13, 2022

NESEA returns to the Hudson Valley for a tour of Zero Place, an award-winning mixed-use building, poised to bring the town of New Paltz 6 commercial and 46 residential units.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Content Committee Meeting #1 Thursday, May 5, 2022

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Content Committee will be meeting to discuss conference session proposals and select finalists for more detailed review.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Midrise CLT Passive House in Boston Friday, April 29, 2022

This April Pro Tour will showcase a 7-story mass timber CLT building, currently under construction. Attendees will learn about both the technical details of the project and about the highly collaborative approach that made this ambitious work possible.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Passive House Retrofit of a Brooklyn Heights Carriage House Friday, March 25, 2022

Join NESEA for the first Pro Tour of 2022, an in-person event showcasing a Passive House retrofit of an 1800s Brooklyn Heights carriage house.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Open Planning Meeting Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Share your vision for BuildingEnergy NYC 2022!

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Monday, February 28, 2022 to Tuesday, March 1, 2022

A sustainable future is possible for the planet and the people who live here, but only with massive, collective, urgent action. With that challenge before us, our theme for this year’s BuildingEnergy Boston conference is: Who’s In?

BuildingEnergy Pre-Conference Showcase BuildingEnergy Boston Pre-Conference Showcase Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Join NESEA for this virtual, completely free event on Tuesday, February 15. The day will feature live community events, networking opportunities, educational sessions, industry partner roundtables and sponsored sessions.

BuildingEnergy Online Bottom Lines Center Live Thursday, January 20, 2022

Members from across the Bottom Lines network will convene virtually for a day of community building and deep-dives into triple bottom lines topics affecting their businesses. Breakout discussions will be led by group facilitators. This event is free and open to all employees of companies participating in the Bottom Lines program.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour 2022 BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Advisory Committee Meeting Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Pro Tour Advisory Committee will meet to discuss proposals for the 2022 Pro Tour series, which we expect will run from late March-Decemb

Announcement Deadline: Request for 2022 Pro Tour Proposals Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We are now accepting proposals for the 2022 Pro Tour Series, which will run from March-December. Submissions will be reviewed by an Advisory Committee comprised of NESEA Members.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Content Committee Meeting #2 Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Content Committee will be meeting to make final decisions about conference session proposals and begin shaping the 2022 conference session lineup.

BuildingEnergy Online Deadline: NESEA Board Election Friday, November 19, 2021

Current NESEA Members can vote for the professionals who represent them on the Board of Directors. This year, 9 NESEA Members are running for 4 open seats on the board.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Content Committee Meeting #1 Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Content Committee will be meeting to discuss conference session proposals and select finalists for more detailed review.

BuildingEnergy Online Info Session: NESEA's Workforce Development & Mentorship Initiatives Friday, November 5, 2021

Join us for this informal lunchtime conversation to learn how you and your company can become involved with NESEA's efforts to

BuildingEnergy Online Deadline: BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Request for Proposals Monday, November 1, 2021

BuildingEnergy Boston will take place February 28–March 1, 2022. The deadline to submit your conference session proposal is Monday, November 1, 2021.

Annual Meeting 2021 NESEA Annual Meeting Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Join us for virtual breakfast at the 2021 NESEA Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 19th!

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC 2021 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 to Thursday, September 30, 2021

BuildingEnergy NYC conference sessions and showcase demos offer best practices and lessons learned, case studies and proven data, technical how-to’s, emerging technologies, and innovative policies and programs.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Open Planning Meeting Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Share your vision for BuildingEnergy Boston 2022!

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting CANCELLED (In-Person) BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Open Planning Meeting Monday, September 13, 2021

UPDATE: The in-person event on Monday, September 13 has been cancelled.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Strategic Planning Focus Group: August 3, 2021 Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Join us for a facilitated, interactive discussion to help the Board of Directors shape the next five years of NESEA’s future.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Strategic Planning Focus Group: August 2, 2021 Monday, August 2, 2021

Join us for a facilitated, interactive discussion to help the Board of Directors shape the next five years of NESEA’s future.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Strategic Planning Focus Group: July 22, 2021 Thursday, July 22, 2021

Join us for a facilitated, interactive discussion to help the Board of Directors shape the next five years of NESEA’s future.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Strategic Planning Focus Group: July 21, 2021 Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Join us for a facilitated, interactive discussion to help the Board of Directors shape the next five years of NESEA’s future.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Strategic Planning Focus Group: July 20, 2021 Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Join us for a facilitated, interactive discussion to help the Board of Directors shape the next five years of NESEA’s future.

BuildingEnergy Online 2021 NESEA Donor Breakfast Thursday, July 15, 2021

This free, virtual event is designed for NESEA donors: individuals and businesses who choose to invest in NESEA’s mission and vision through philanthropic giving.

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Board Service Happy Hour Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Join Nominating Committee Chair Ben Southworth, Board Chair Rachel White, and other NESEA Board Members for an informal, informative conversation about serving on the NESEA Board.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: Affordable Passive Housing & Non-Profit Community Facility Friday, June 18, 2021

Join this virtual Pro Tour to go behind-the-scenes with members of the team responsible for the Tree of Life project, a new building in Queens that will include 174 units of Passive House certified housing, a community health center, and a community facility operated by the First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica. Hear how the project team worked together to satisfy both high performance certification goals and the needs of the community the building was designed to serve.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: Tallest Infill Passive House in the World Friday, June 4, 2021

Join NESEA for this virtual Pro Tour of Flow Chelsea, the largest mixed-use Passive House project in midtown Manhattan and the tallest infill Passive House building in the world.

BuildingEnergy Online Bottom Lines: Business Development Program Roundtable Thursday, May 27, 2021

Join speakers from 5 companies who participate in NESEA’s Bottom Lines business development program for this lunchtime discussion. You'll learn how these companies have navigated challenges and opportunities with the support of the Bottom Lines network and learn how participation in Bottom Lines might benefit your business.

BuildingEnergy Online Webinar: Anti-Racist Practices in Businesses & Organizations Wednesday, May 12, 2021

NESEA is pleased to be partnering with AORTA, the Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance, to offer members of our community access to this post-conference event, designed to give you the tools to start committing your business to becoming an anti-racist organization.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2021 Wednesday, May 5, 2021 to Friday, May 7, 2021

BuildingEnergy Boston is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

BuildingEnergy Online Pre-Conference Workshop: The 21st Century Green Building Workforce is Hiding in Plain Sight Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Within NESEA’s territory, there is a small army of talented youth from under-served communities who would flourish in the sorts of careers that businesses in our community can offer. At the same time, there are scores of businesses hoping to recruit new and diverse employees to fill the labor shortage gap. This community event will be a first big step towards bringing those groups together.

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