NESEA Events

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BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2025 Thursday, March 20, 2025 to Friday, March 21, 2025

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. Sessions are curated by a volunteer NESEA-Member content committee to ensure that conference sessions are genuinely useful to attendees. The conference will feature product demonstrations, networking events, and accredited sessions that offer best practices and lessons learned, case studies and proven... Full Description

Annual Meeting 2024 NESEA Annual Meeting Thursday, November 7, 2024

Join us for the 2024 NESEA Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 7.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Thursday, October 24, 2024

NESEA's BuildingEnergy NYC conference and trade show is a chance to immerse yourself in a full day of networking and intensive learning with your peers from the fields of design, construction, engineering, policy, finance, and beyond. This unique event is designed by and for our community of practitioners, ensuring that the content is useful, relevant, and on the leading edge. Conference sessions present best practices and lessons learned based on real case studies and proven data, as well as showcasing innovative technologies and programs. If you are a building sustainability professional... Full Description

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Pro Tour of Net Zero Energy Retrofit and Expansion of a 1782 Vermont Farmhouse Friday, August 9, 2024

Join us for a summer Pro Tour of a 1782 Vermont Farmhouse that recently completed a zero-energy retrofit and expansion in beautiful Reading, Vermont. This project combines an energy retrofit on a historic Cape and a high-performance vernacular addition built off-site to create a net zero energy building with reduced embodied carbon. This 4181 sq. ft. square-foot building and features updated hydronics, appliances, an air-water heat pump, EV charging, whose energy use is balanced via on-site photovoltaic electrical generation. The building was designed to blend into its rural setting,... Full Description

Announcement BuildingEnergy Magazine: Call for Proposals and Committee Members Monday, July 15, 2024 to Friday, August 9, 2024

BuildingEnergy magazine is NESEA's annual publication for high-performance building and sustainable energy professionals and

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2025 Open Planning Meeting Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Share your vision for BuildingEnergy Boston 2025!

BuildingEnergy Boston is designed by and for practitioners (like you) in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Share your vision and help to shape next year's event by attending the Open Planning Meeting on June 27. BuildingEnergy Boston 2025 will take place March 2025.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Pro Tour: LBC Environmental Center in Collaboration with Voch/Tech School Friday, June 21, 2024

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for later in the year.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Content Committee Meeting #2 Thursday, June 13, 2024

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Content Committee will be meeting in-person to make final decisions about conference session proposals

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Pro Tour: Under Construction Passive House Development in Northern CT Friday, June 7, 2024

You can see photos from this Pro Tour here...

Special Event 10 Years of Bottom Lines: Triple Bottom Lines Impact Wednesday, May 29, 2024 to Thursday, May 30, 2024

Join us for a special celebration as we commemorate a decade of Bottom Lines!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Pro Tour: The World’s First Core Living Building Certified Building Friday, May 17, 2024

Update: this event has been postponed.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Content Committee Meeting #1 Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Content Committee will be meeting to discuss conference session proposals and select finalists for more detailed review. This meeting is private, open only to the NESEA Member-volunteers serving on this year's committee.

Special Event Community Meet-Up Thursday, May 9, 2024

Come join us as we continue to build a sense of community and help to lay the foundation for our refreshed roadmap of initiatives that will aim to help guide NESEA and influence our industry for years to come!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Island Revival: A High Performance Home on an Island in Maine Friday, May 3, 2024

Join NESEA for this spring Pro Tour of an under-construction single family home on Peaks Island, just a short ferry ride from Portland, ME.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour All-Electric, Affordable Passive House Development in Boston Friday, April 26, 2024

Join NESEA for the first Pro Tour of 2024, a new construction passive house project that will bring 50 units of affordable senior housing to the community of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Announcement Application Deadline: Serve on NESEA's Board Monday, April 22, 2024 to Friday, July 19, 2024

The NESEA Board of Directors is composed of 13 members dedicated to serving NESEA's mission and vision. These individuals come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds, and they collectively represent the interests and needs of our extended community.

Announcement BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Call for Proposals Tuesday, April 2, 2024 to Monday, April 29, 2024

Review Period: May 1 – June 13
Notification of Decisions: Mid June

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Tuesday, March 19, 2024 to Wednesday, March 20, 2024

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 . The conference will feature product demonstrations, networking events, and accredited sessions that offer best practices and lessons learned, case studies and proven data, technical "how-to"s, emerging technologies, and innovative policies and programs.

BuildingEnergy Pre-Conference Webinar Refrigerant Phase-Outs: Explained and Untangled: Pre-Conference Webinar by HTS/DXS/CTI Wednesday, March 13, 2024

An HTS/DXS/CTI Expert Education Series: Foot Off The Gas

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2024 Open Planning Meeting Tuesday, January 23, 2024

BuildingEnergy NYC will take place on October 24, 2024.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Passive House Certified, Affordable Multifamily in the Bronx Friday, December 15, 2023

Join NESEA for this September Pro Tour of a Phius-certified passive midrise bringing 53 units of affordable housing to the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx. During this tour, led by our hosts from Curtis + Ginsberg Architects, our attendees will learn about the design strategies and innovative energy-efficiency and sustainability measures that made this project possible.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Content Committee Meeting #2 Tuesday, December 12, 2023

The BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Content Committee will be meeting to make final decisions about conference session pr

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Large Scale, State-Owned CLT Building in Massachusetts Friday, December 8, 2023

Join NESEA for our final Pro Tour of 2023, featuring Massachusetts’s first publicly funded, large scale state-owned CLT building.

Announcement 2024 Pro Tour Request for Proposals Wednesday, December 6, 2023 to Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Share your work with the NESEA community!

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour "Pretty Good" Net Zero Home and Barn in New Hampshire Friday, November 17, 2023

Join us for a Pro Tour of this recently completed single-family home in southern New Hampshire, built to provide comfortable, net zero living using low VOC materials and finishes.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Content Committee Meeting #1 Thursday, November 16, 2023

The BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Content Committee will be meeting to discuss conference session proposals and sel

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Low-Embodied Carbon Commercial Project in Upstate New York Friday, November 3, 2023

Join NESEA as we tour the new Soul Fire Farm Program Center, a nearly all-electric commercial building constructed from straw-insulated panels. The project team, led by New Frameworks, will share the story of this project, including history, design strategies, and materials.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston Conference Chair Office Hours Thursday, November 2, 2023
Thinking of submitting a session proposal for BuildingEnergy Boston 2024, but don't know where to start?
Annual Meeting 2023 NESEA Annual Meeting Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Join us for the 2023 NESEA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 1.

Announcement BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Call for Proposals: Due Date 11/8 Monday, October 30, 2023 to Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The deadline to submit your conference session proposal is November 8.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour All-Electric, Urban Infill Project in Ithaca, NY Friday, October 20, 2023

Edit: Thank you to our sponsors and attendees for making this event a success.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 Thursday, October 12, 2023

SOLD OUT! NESEA's BuildingEnergy NYC conference and trade show is a chance to immerse yourself in a full day of networking and intensive learning with your peers from the fields of design, construction, engineering, policy, finance, and beyond. Conference sessions present best practices and lessons learned based on real case studies and proven data, as well as showcasing innovative technologies and programs. If you are a building sustainability professional in any stage of your career, mark your calendar now, and plan to join us on Thursday, October 12, 2023 in New York City!

Special Event NESEA Night 2023 Wednesday, October 11, 2023

SOLD OUT! We'll gather to honor the 2023 NESEA award recipients and to celebrate our growing NYC community.
During this annual event, we recognize the work of four outstanding individuals, and attendees have the opportunity to meet new people and reconnect with old friends.

BuildingEnergy Pre-Conference Webinar Pre-Conference Webinar by NYSERDA: Multifamily Programs Updates Thursday, September 28, 2023

Get ready for BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 by attending this pre-conference webinar sponsored and presented by 

BuildingEnergy Pre-Conference Webinar Pre-Conference Webinar by Daikin: Inverter Technology Explained Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Get ready for BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 by attending this pre-conference webinar presented by

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour LEED Platinum School on the North Shore Friday, August 18, 2023

Join NESEA as we tour the award-winning Saugus Middle High School Complex, the first state-funded school to earn LEED Platinum certification. This recently-completed 271,000 square foot facility was built to serve over 1,300 students and the community for years to come. The project reduces the site’s carbon emissions and water use and links the town’s past heritage and future needs.

Announcement 2023 NESEA Awards Nominations Wednesday, August 9, 2023 to Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Celebrating NESEA Leaders

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour A Carbon Neutral Campus: Maine’s First Mass Timber Buildings Friday, August 4, 2023

Join NESEA in Maine for a Pro Tour of the first pure mass timber commercial structures in the state: Bowdoin College’s new Barry Mills Hall and the John and Lile Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies.

Announcement Propose an Abstract for BuildingEnergy Magazine Tuesday, July 25, 2023 to Friday, August 25, 2023

NESEA envisions a "vibrant and resilient built environment that supports climate justice and equity." As a reflection of that vision, the theme of the next issue of BuildingEnergy magazine will be Climate Resilience. Proposals for inclusion are due Friday, August 25.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 Open Planning Meeting Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Share your vision for BuildingEnergy Boston 2024!

BuildingEnergy Boston is designed by and for practitioners (like you) in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Share your vision and help to shape next year's event by attending the Open Planning Meeting on June 27. BuildingEnergy Boston 2024 will take place March 19-20, 2024.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour The Largest Market-Rate Net Zero Complex in the US Friday, June 16, 2023

Join NESEA as we tour Solara Phase 3, a low embodied carbon, market-rate, net zero multifamily complex in Rotterdam, NY. The complex, including the first two phases, will be the largest market-rate net zero complex in the US upon completion.

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 Content Committee Meeting #2 Thursday, June 15, 2023

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 Content Committee will be meeting to make final decisions about conference session proposals and the 2023 conference session lineup. This meeting is private, open only to the NESEA Member-volunteers serving on this year's committee.

Announcement Application Deadline: Serve on NESEA's Board Wednesday, June 7, 2023 to Friday, July 21, 2023

Deadline: Friday, July 21, 2023

Special Event Join a Business-Owner Peer Group Tuesday, May 30, 2023

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

BuildingEnergy Planning Meeting BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 Content Committee Meeting #1 Monday, May 22, 2023

The BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 Content Committee will be meeting to discuss conference session proposals and select finalists for more detailed review. This meeting is private, open only to the NESEA Member-volunteers serving on this year's committee.

Please contact Ben Sachs-Hamilton, NESEA Conference Manager, at bsachs-hamilton@nesea.org with any questions.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Triple Decker Retrofit Providing Affordable Housing in Cambridge, MA Friday, May 19, 2023

This Pro Tour will bring attendees to tour see the results of a gut rehabilitation of a fire-damaged triple-decker in Cambridge, MA, which has been transformed into sustainable, affordable housing.

Announcement Deadline: BuildingEnergy NYC 2023 Request for Proposals Sunday, May 7, 2023

We are seeking proposals for BuildingEnergy NYC conference sessions that break down the decarbonization process from beginning to end, including policy, design, financing, inclusive workforce development, construction, and paths to reaching deeper change at scale.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Low Embodied Carbon Institutional Building In New Hampshire Friday, May 5, 2023

Join NESEA for an exciting Pro Tour of this 7,744 square foot two story wood frame office building. The building and associated site infrastructure were designed to meet the highest level of energy efficiency and resiliency and large solar array was installed to achieve a net zero energy use goal.

BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Net Zero Energy & Net Zero Water Elementary School in Massachusetts Friday, April 21, 2023

Join NESEA as we kick off the 2023 Pro Tour series at the first net zero energy and net zero water elementary school in Massachusetts.

BuildingEnergy Conference BuildingEnergy Boston 2023 Tuesday, March 28, 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.

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