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New York Build 2018 – Free Event

New York Build 2018 will be making a big return on March, 19-20 2018 at the Javits Center. There is limited time left to secure your place at the leading construction and design expo in NYC and NY State for FREE. Your ticket will give you access to all these features and summits: 120+ Leading […]

BuildingEnergy Boston is in 2 Weeks!

Only 2 Weeks Until Your Favorite BuildingEnergy Content!

Two weeks from today, the NESEA community will be hearing from top minds and rising stars in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Will you be joining us? Advance registration will be closing soon, so don’t wait until the price increases—register today! […]

New Hampshire Lawmakers to Adopt Clean Energy Practices

More than fifty New Hampshire businesses are calling in a letter for the New Hampshire Legislature to advance clean energy policies that they say will support economic growth and business development.

David Greer, with the rooftop solar system on his company, Wirebelt of America, says “I just love the stuff!” Image from Green Energy […]

“Ideal” Home Ventilation

The superior choice for the most energy efficient ventilation is an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV). ERVs use a balanced approach to exhaust and supply air, achieving good indoor air quality while saving energy. Image: RenewAire.

By Robb Aldrich

Residential ventilation can be a tricky topic, and I often try to discuss it in terms […]

Join Ian Finlayson at BuildingEnergy Boston

by Jenny Goldberg

NESEA Member Ian Finlayson, Deputy Director of the Energy Efficiency Division at MassDOER, will be curating three of the 50+ conference sessions at this year’s BuildingEnergy Boston, March 7t through 9.

“There are other (larger) building design conferences, but none that bring together all that is at the cutting edge of sustainable […]

Final deadline reminder to complete your NYC Construction Award entry

 

The NYC Construction Awards would like to hear from all companies who have made an impact on the industry… Meet. Network. Connect. About NYCCA 2018 The NYC Construction Awards (NYCCA), hosted by the New York Build Expo, brings the industry together to recognize achievements, developments and innovation within the NYC construction landscape. The […]

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

By Kevin Carbonnier

ACEEE’s 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard was released in late September with Massachusetts leading based on six categories including utility programs, transportation, building energy codes, combined heat and power, state initiative and appliance standards, according to ACEEE. Looking ahead, there are changes […]

Tortorice’s Tips

Snow On Your Roof…Do You Treat the Symptom or the Cause?

Snow build-up and icicles can damage your roof. Proper air-sealing and insulation can help avoid this problem. Photo credit allstate.com

By Bob Tortorice

Believe it or not, snow build-up on your roof is caused by the lack of heat escaping to it, in […]

Burlington 2030 District Private-public Partnership Created to Address Climate Change

Leading Burlington, Vermont businesses and institutions have committed over 3.6 million square feet to participate in the Burlington 2030 District, a private-public partnership working to reduce building energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions 50% by 2030. By establishing the economic case for the necessary reductions, the District helps property owners increase asset value, reduce […]

Understanding the Sustainable Supply Chain

By Alex Popp

Many green building programs put a heavy emphasis on not only the sustainability of a building once it is built, but increasingly so on the sourcing and management of building materials in an environmentally responsible way. Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC), sometimes referred to as “cradle-to-cradle,” is the standard term to reference […]