Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of ‘Big Wave’

You may have heard about passive housing: residences built to achieve ultra-low energy use. Imported from Germany, it’s been kind of a boutique-y thing here until recently, with eco-minded homeowners making costly upfront investments to downsize their carbon footprints. But now, New England is joining a surge in large-scale passive housing development.  Read the full … Continued

NESEA Pro Tour: Passive and Net Zero Buildings on a Working Farm

September 16, 20161:00 to 5:00 PM @ Westport, MA This Pro Tour will take you through a mixed-use site featuring residential green building methods in a small-scale agricultural settings. The tour includes three distinct residences (a main house, a guest house, and an apartment) built with the guidance of Passive House and Net Zero principles. Learn More and Register … Continued

Open Mic Night!

PH Mass September 13, 20166:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston This is your opportunity to bring questions, basic or advanced, as well as pictures of projects, details for the group to review or anything else you’d like to get group feedback on. Email slides or photos in advance to the RSVP address or bring … Continued