Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

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 […]

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 […]

Thursday Events at BuildingEnergy 15

Photo by David Connelly Legg

You can still attend BuildingEnergy 15. Admissions can be paid at the door. The price for the full day is $349, and for a half day is $249. A Trade Show pass is $25.

Thursday events are in four sessions, 8:30-10:00, 10:30-12:00, 12:30-1:45, and 2:00 to 3:30, with a […]

BuildingEnergy 15 is Happening – Still time to go!

BuildingEnergy 15 is happening right now, but there are still plenty of things to do there.

You can still buy a ticket at the event.

Here is a link to what is happening on Wednesday afternoon at 5:45:

Tour of Passive House Place

Katrin Klingenberg

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 5:45pm to 6:15pm

Katrin […]

BuildingEnergy 15 is Happening – Still time to go!

NESEA’s BuildingEnergy15 is underway, but there is still time to go!

Tickets may still be purchased at the event, for those who have not got them yet.

The associated Trade Show has a $25 admission.

We have this welcome to all at BuildingEnergy 15 from the Energy Federation (EFI):

We hope you are enjoying […]

NESEA Speakers at BuildingEnergy 15: Thomas Holmes, Andrew Padian, and Marc Zuluaga

Multifamily Ventilation 302

Thomas Holmes

Thursday, March 05, 2015 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Multifamily

Central ventilation systems in multifamily buildings are a vital building system that often compromises overall building performance (ie they don’t perform to code almost 100% of the time).

Andrew Padian

Correcting ventilation problems can produce significant energy […]

BuildingEnergy 15 is Only 12 Days Away

As a primer to his Keynote address at BuildingEnergy 15 (only 12 days away), Karl Rábago has shared an in-depth article about the impacts of distributed generation & renewables on the grid as we know it.

Read the article…

& register for BuildingEnergy 15


NESEA is pleased to have Karl Rábago, Mary Powell, […]