BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 Attendee FAQs

Where and when is the conference?
BuildingEnergy Boston 2022 will take place on Monday and Tuesday, February 28 and March 1, 2022, at the Westin Boston Seaport District. The address is 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210. For public transit, take the MBTA Silver Line to the World Trade Center stop, or Bus Number 7, which stops outside the hotel on Summer Street. Paid lot parking is available.

This year we will also be holding a free, virtual pre-conference showcase on Tuesday, February 15, featuring exhibitor demos, workshops, community events, and networking opportunities. 

What does it cost to attend?
See the pricing page for details.

How do I receive member pricing?
To receive member pricing, you must be logged in to your account. Learn about becoming a NESEA Member here. For questions about your NESEA Member account, go here.

Why didn't my registration go through?
The most common reason for an unsuccessful registration is a declined credit card transaction, usually because of a mismatch between the billing address as entered and the one associated with the card. Please double check the address you entered. Another frequent issue is internet browser problems. To fix this, try refreshing the page or using a different browser.

If you continue to have difficulty registering, contact us at or (413) 774-6051 ext. 19.

I need to register more than one person from my company. What should I do?
Our online registration system can easily guide you through registering multiple people from your organization. If you need assistance, feel free to contact or call (413) 774-6051 ext. 19.

What is your refund policy?
If you decide not to attend BuildingEnergy Boston due to concerns about COVID-19, you may cancel your registration before Friday, February 18 to receive a full refund or credit for a future event. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, you may cancel and receive a refund or credit at any time. If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Where can I stay?
NESEA has reserved a block of rooms for a reduced rate for $199 per night at the Westin. The room block closes on February 23, but may sell out sooner, so book your room today. Carbon offsets are included in the rate.

Do I have to pick which sessions I plan to attend prior to the conference?
No. With a conference pass, you may attend any sessions you wish on the day(s) you are registered for.

Can I get CEUs for attending?
We anticipate offering a mixture of credits from AIA, BPI, GBCI, MA CSL, PHIUS, and RESNET. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance to self-report hours to other accrediting organizations.

Are there scholarships available?
Yes. We offer a limited number of scholarships to students and emerging professionals. More information coming soon.

Will there be food?
Yes! Your conference registration includes lunch on the day(s) you are attending. Coffee and tea will also be available all day to all attendees on the trade show floor.

Is the venue ADA accessible?
Yes. All floors are accessible by elevator.

Will a nursing room be available?
Yes, a nursing room will be available on the Lobby Level. The key to the nursing room will be available at registration.

What happens in the evening?
Everyone is welcome to join us for an the Trade Show Reception on Monday evening (featuring a live band, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and great opportunities to talk with exhibitors and fellow attendees), and a Closing Reception at the conclusion of the conference on Tuesday.

What about NESEA Night & NESEA Awards?
The complexity of returning to an in-person conference this year made it too difficult to add NESEA Night to the mix. We will be having an enhanced Trade Show Reception with drinks, snacks, and live music. The 2022 NESEA Awards will be presented at a separate event this Fall. Stay tuned for more details.

What if I still have a question?
For registration questions, contact or (413) 774-6051 x19. For everything else, email Ben Sachs-Hamilton, Conference Manager, at