NESEA Events

Event Name Datesort ascending Description
BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC 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 Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 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 Why Daikin Is a Leader in the Commercial HVAC Building Sector Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In the last part of a four-part webinar series presented and sponsored by Daikin, we’ll review the core of Daikin’s next-generation solutions to better understand their impacts on efficiency and electrification and learn how they are best applied in the commercial building sector.

BuildingEnergy Online Daikin & Multifamily: There Is a Better Way! Tuesday, March 9, 2021

In the third part of a four-part webinar series presented and sponsored by Daikin, you’ll learn how Daikin’s next-generation solutions, including inverters and heat pumps are best used to decarbonize our multifamily building stock in the Northeast.

BuildingEnergy Online Training: Creating Anti-Racist Businesses Session 2 Thursday, February 25, 2021

NESEA is pleased to be partnering with AORTA, the the Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance, to offer participants in our Bottom Lines business development program a series of workshops designed to provide tools business owners and managers need to become inclusive, anti-racist organizations.

BuildingEnergy Online Training: Creating Anti-Racist Businesses Session 1 Thursday, February 11, 2021

NESEA is pleased to be partnering with AORTA, the the Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance, to offer participants in our Bottom Lines business developme

BuildingEnergy Online Making a Difference in Single Family Homes Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Join us for the second of a four-part webinar series, Technologies that Improve the Air We Live In, presented and sponsored by Daikin.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2021 Open Planning Meeting Thursday, February 4, 2021

Share your ideas and vision for BuildingEnergy NYC 2021 at the BuildingEnergy NYC 2021 Open Planning Meeting!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: Campus Built for Living Building Challenge Certification Friday, January 29, 2021

Join NESEA for the first virtual Pro Tour of 2021, hosted by Kaplan Thompson Architects and featuring a recently completed non-profit campus built for Living Building Challenge certification. The project team will be sharing the key strategies used in pursuit of the certification, including materials selection, mechanical systems, and the design and construction approach.

BuildingEnergy Online Bottom Lines Center Live Thursday, January 14, 2021

Members of BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines, NESEA's business development program, will convene virtually for a day of community building and deep-dives into topics affecting their businesses.

BuildingEnergy Online What Does Air Intelligence Really Mean? Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Join us for the first of a four-part sponsored webinar series focused on improving the air we live in, presented and sponsored by Daikin.

Announcement BuildingEnergy Boston 2021 Request for Proposals Thursday, December 10, 2020

BuildingEnergy Boston 2021 will take place May 5-7, 2021. The deadline to submit your conference session proposal is Thursday, December 2, 2020.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: NZE Solar Village in Geneva NY Friday, December 4, 2020

Join NESEA for this December Pro Tour of a ZNE solar village, comprising 18 townhouse-style units of modular housing in New York’s Finger Lakes region.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: 1890s Farmhouse to Super Insulated Commercial Space Friday, November 13, 2020

Join NESEA for this interactive event, hosted by Garland Mill, featuring a deep dive into the conversion of a 1890s farmhouse that has been transformed into a super insulated building providing space for arts and education nonprofits in Littleton, NH. Just like an in-person Pro Tour, this event will mix presentation with small group conversation, giving participants the chance to meet project team members and one another.

Archive Recording Virtual Pro Tour Archive Recording: 1890s Farmhouse to Super Insulated Commercial Space Friday, November 13, 2020
Annual Meeting 2020 Annual Meeting and Community Happy Hour Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Come celebrate with us!

You are invited to the 2020 NESEA Annual Meeting & Community Happy Hour on November 10th. 

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: North America's Largest Affordable Passive House Friday, November 6, 2020

This virtual Pro Tour will offer participants a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most ambitious PHIUS+ projects in New York City: an innovative fifteen-story building providing 154-units of sustainable housing. NESEA is working with hosting firm and Passive House consultant and verifier Bright Power to offer this follow-up event to last year's sold out tour of this site.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2021 Open Planning Meeting Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Share your ideas and vision for NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston 2021 conference at our Open Planning Meeting on Tuesday, October 20, from 2pm–4pm.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: Southern Vermont Passive House Friday, October 2, 2020

Join NESEA for the kickoff event of our fall Pro Tour series. This interactive event, hosted by studioWEBSTER, will feature a newly constructed Passive House located in southern Vermont. Participants will meet the project team who made the house a reality.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC 2020 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 to Thursday, September 24, 2020

Now in its ninth year, BuildingEnergy NYC is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

Announcement Application Deadline: Serve on NESEA's Board Monday, August 31, 2020

Each year, the NESEA Membership elects individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. This year, we're adding an open application period to the process.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2020 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 to Friday, August 14, 2020

The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show is the region's leading event for professionals and practitioners in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. BuildingEnergy Boston will look different this year: we’re going virtual!

BuildingEnergy Online Hempcrete 101: Back to the Future for Natural, Carbon-Beneficial Buildings Thursday, June 18, 2020

Ready to put your specification where your aspiration is? Take a deep dive into the rich world of carbon-beneficial materials and help lead our industry in responsible design and construction solutions. Hempcrete is a bio-composite material created from the woody core of the hemp plant combined with a lime-based binder.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Virtual Pro Tour: Passive House Retrofit Thursday, June 18, 2020

Join NESEA for our first virtual Pro Tour, featuring an award-winning Passive House retrofit of a three family building in the Hudson Valley. During this interactive event, participants will learn about the goals of the project and hear directly from the professionals who made it a reality. Just like an in-person Pro Tour, this event will mix presentation with small group conversation, giving participants the chance to meet project team members and one another.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, June 12, 2020

Host: Jamie Wolf
Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resourcess, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, June 5, 2020

Host: Kate Stephenson
Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resourcess, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online Building In & Building Out: Lessons Learned from Deep Energy Retrofits Thursday, June 4, 2020

Maine Passive House (MPH) has used two different strategies in retrofitting existing homes. One strategy involves adding insulation to the outside of the building; the other strategy is to add insulation to the inside of the building. Most projects involve a mix of the two strategies.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, May 29, 2020

Host: John Abrams
Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resourcess, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online Finch Cambridge: Truly Affordable Passive House Thursday, May 28, 2020

Finch Cambridge is the largest new construction affordable housing development in the City of Cambridge, MA in 40 years. As a Passive House project with a 105 kW PV array on the roof, it will also be one of the most operationally energy efficient buildings in Massachusetts. Currently in the final months of construction, this project has many important lessons to teach teams interested in Passive House certification.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, May 22, 2020

Host: Michael Bruss
Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resourcess, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online ASHPs and VRF: How About These HFC Refrigerants? Thursday, May 21, 2020

SPONSORED BY DAIKIN - The need to electrify our built environment by integrating Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) and Variable Refrigerant (VRF) systems is clear. In this session we will cover the basics of refrigerants and their role in the refrigerant cycle, and in the coefficient of performance [COP] of these systems. We will also dissect the environmental impacts of HFCs from their Global Warming Potential [GWP] to their Life Cycle Climate Performance and evaluate the life safety implications of HFC refrigerants.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, May 15, 2020

Hosts: Paul Eldrenkamp & Mary Quigley
Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resourcess, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online Public Handwashing System Design Considerations Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Importance of Effective Handwashing and Its Impact on Global Health

SPONSORED BY EEMAX - This webinar is designed for architects, engineers, facility managers, contractors, and builders who work in residential, commercial and industrial applications and will address the challenges associated with designing reliable, energy efficient, and code compliant public handwashing stations.

BuildingEnergy Online Submission Deadline: What's Your NESEA Story? Friday, May 8, 2020

We want to hear from you: who is your NESEA hero, what’s your favorite NESEA memory, and how has your engagement with NESEA changed your life or work?

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, May 8, 2020

Host: Steve Silverman

Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to share resources, ask questions, talk about their experiences during the shutdown, and discuss strategies for moving forward.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, May 1, 2020

Host: Jamie Wolf

Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to ask questions and share their experiences during the shutdown.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, April 24, 2020

Hosts: Mary Quigley and Paul Eldrenkamp

Facilitators from NESEA’s BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines business development program rotate hosting a virtual office hour each Friday. During these weekly video calls, program participants drop in to ask questions and share their experiences during the shutdown.

BuildingEnergy Online Lessons from Bottom Lines: Navigating the Current Landscape Thursday, April 23, 2020

NESEA Board Member and Bottom Lines facilitator Kate Stephenson of HELM Construction Solutions presents a 45-minute webinar which will bring lessons from NESEA’s business development program to the larger community.

BuildingEnergy Online Carbon Drawdown Now! Building to Combat the Climate Crisis Wednesday, April 22, 2020

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, NESEA teamed up with the R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College to bring attendees this interactive webinar. View the recording online. More than 240 people tuned in for this inspiring presentation focused on embodied carbon, systems thinking, and climate justice.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC Content Committee Meeting Wednesday, April 22, 2020 to Thursday, April 23, 2020

Over the course of two afternoons, the Content Committee for BuildingEnery NYC will meet to discuss conference session proposals and select finalists for deeper review.

BuildingEnergy Online Office Hours with Bottom Lines Facilitators Friday, April 17, 2020

Hosts: Mary Quigley and Paul Eldrenkamp

BuildingEnergy Online NESEA Board Service Happy Hour Thursday, April 16, 2020

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

BuildingEnergy Online Getting to Zero: Bringing Residential Electrification to Scale Thursday, April 2, 2020

Originally scheduled for the March conference, this session is now a webinar sponsored by Mass CEC.  A video of this webinar is available to view online.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2020 Open Planning Meeting Thursday, January 30, 2020

Conference Co-Chairs Andrea Mancino and Sara Bayer invite you to a two-hour Open Planning Meeting for thoughtful conversation with other professionals committed to transforming our built environment.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Brooklyn Brownstone DER Friday, December 13, 2019

Join NESEA for our final Pro Tour of the 2019 season, featuring a deep energy retrofit of a brownstone in Sunset Park – a retrofit that was performed with occupants in place!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour NZE Living in the Hudson Valley Friday, December 6, 2019

Join NESEA for a tour of a two-family, NZE residential project located within walking distance to the Cold Spring Metro-North stop!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Multi-Family Housing: Under Construction Through Final Product Friday, November 15, 2019

This Pro Tour will give attendees the unique opportunity to see similar projects in very different stages of development in the same event.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour ZNE Development on the VT/NH Border Friday, November 8, 2019

Join NESEA for this Pro Tour of an affordable community housing community built for PHIUS certification. This community was built to meet the needs of a non-profit housing developer wanting durable, healthy, and attractive housing on a limited budget.

BuildingEnergy Conference NESEA Donor Thank You Night Monday, November 4, 2019

This free, invitation-only event will bring together the top 100 NESEA donors: individuals and businesses who have shown their commitment to NESEA’s mission and vision through philanthropic giving.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour 12 Building PHIUS Village in the Finger Lakes Friday, October 25, 2019

This Pro Tour featured an ambitious new development: a first-of-it's-kind, PHIUS certified affordable housing project featuring 96 units across 12 buildings.

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