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BuildingEnergy Key Note Speaker Announced

Chris Magwood, Executive Director, The Endeavour Centre

Let’s Talk About Carbon!

With our BuildingEnergy Boston 2019 theme of “Know-How” in mind, we are pleased to announce this year’s keynote session, Carbon Drawdown Now: Turning Buildings into Carbon Sinks.

Presented by Chris Magwood of the Endeavour Centre, and Jacob Racusin and Ace McArleton of […]

Special Non-Profit & Government Employee Pricing at BuildingEnergy Boston

Receive Over $100 Off Registration!

In an effort to diversify our community and make the amazing content of BuildingEnergy Boston more accessible, NESEA offers special pricing to government and non-profit employees.

With non-profit/government employee pricing, you can purchase a full conference pass for $540 ($120 off the regular price) or a one-day pass for […]

View the Session Lineup for BuildingEnergy Boston

Register Now! View this Year’s Conference Sessions!

You won’t want to miss the content at this year’s BuildingEnergy BostonConference + Trade Show, March 14–15 at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

This is our most diverse and envelope-pushing session lineup to date (with topics like prefabricated & offsite construction, carbon-neutral cities, and healthy building materials). View […]

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! […]

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 […]

NESEA Conference: Last Chance for a Discounted Hotel Room

Hotel Block Closes Wednesday!

With the help of the Westin Boston Waterfront, we’ve secured significantly discounted room rates exclusively for BuildingEnergy Boston attendees. By booking these hotel rooms through our travel portal, we collectively enable our travel partner, TripZero, to offset the carbon footprint created by our travel—at no cost to attendees.

Through the […]

Faced with Federal Climate Change Denial,

2,500 Industry Leaders Commit to Green Building

 

The opening plenary session, examining whole-systems focus, will be given by Dr. Craig Jones, of Circular Ecology. Courtesy photo.

As the federal government slips into climate change denial, sustainable energy practitioners in the northeast are increasingly committed to building more healthful, more durable, and more energy […]

Coming together in the face of climate change denial at NESEA BuildingEnergy Boston

 

As the fight against climate change becomes more challenging nationally, I am confident that NESEA’s community of sustainable energy practitioners will answer the call together. You’ll find the community you need to build healthier, more durable, energy efficient buildings and communities at BuildingEnergy Boston this year.

BuildingEnergy Boston is a unique event where […]

2,500 industry leaders commit to green building stock in the Northeast in face of climate change denial

As the federal government’s commitment to fight climate change becomes more uncertain, a group of sustainable energy practitioners are shoring up their resolve to work regionally to build healthier, more durable, energy efficient buildings and communities. Approximately 2,500 professionals from every field related to buildings and the codes that govern them will gather at the […]

Net Zero Award for Home in Greenfield, MA

This home in Greenfield won the NESEA 2015 Zero Net Energy Building Award. Photo courtesy of NESEA.

By George Harvey

The home of Hannah Smeltz and Spartan Giordano of Greenfield won the North East Sustainable Energy Association’s (NESEA) 2015 Zero Net Energy Building Award. One thing interesting about the project is that it was […]