BuildingEnergy Magazine

BuildingEnergy Magazine

Current Issue: Spring 2014

The magazine for energy and building pros

NESEA’s magazine, the BuildingEnergy, is published twice a year; members receive it as a benefit. The content is guided by an editorial advisory board of NESEA members. It includes diverse articles and book reviews by sustainable-energy and high-performance building experts, most of whom are NESEA members. The fall issue features the Sustainable Green Pages.

Authors – editing info, image specs and copyright info can be found here.

Spring 2014

In the Spring 2014 issue:


    • Smith College Steps Up to the Living Building Challenge
    • BuildingEnergy Bottom Lines: Whole Business Networking
    • So You Think You Know How Insulation Works
    • Beyond the Envelope: Right Building, Wrong Site
    • The Uses and Abuses of Renewable Portfolio Standard
    • Rethinking the Grid
    • Materials Matter
    • BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Products for 2014


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Fall 2013

In the Fall 2013 issue:


  • Zero Net Energy Building Award
  • New From NESEA: Zero Net Energy Database
  • Public Impact Award: R. Carter Scott
  • Deep Knowledge Transfer, Online
  • Hurricane Sandy: Point Taken
  • Green Buildings Open House in Transition
  • Upgraded Envelopes, Unintended Consequences
  • Sports Stadiums Green Up
  • Resilient Solar PV Systems
  • Book Review: Antifragile
  • 2013 Sustainable Green Pages


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(From p. 14): Moving the Marketplace to ZNEB

Learn about the Honig residence, a Connecticut Passive House built by NESEA member Jamie Wolf…

On YouTube | At the website of the Connecticut Energy Challenge | At the Honig’s blog

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Reach NESEA’s entire professional network and then some

As the magazine for the region’s leading organization of professionals working in sustainable energy, whole systems thinking, and clean technology, the BuildingEnergy Magazine reaches a highly targeted audience. NESEA members receive discounted ad rates.

  • Fall print run 6,000 (typically printed in August)
  • Spring print run 6,000 (typically printed in January)
  • Circulation 12,000
  • All ads are 4-color

Other distribution points:

Contact: Jennifer Spencer
413-774-6051 ext 25
413-774-6053 (fax)

Spring 2014 deadlines

Ad placements: December 4

Final digital artwork: January 3

Rate Sheet 2014

Click to the rate sheet to download a .pdf copy.
If, in the judgment of the publisher, an ad has been damaged, a replacement ad will be run free of charge. The original ad must be paid in full. All claims must be made within 15 days of publication.

Past Issues

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Fall 2012
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