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September 2016

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

September 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westport, MA United States

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 HERE<<

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January 2017

Net Zero Home Construction Tour

January 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On Site Tour, Provided a week before tour to confirmed attendees
Newton, MA United States

Please join us for a tour of a Newton net zero energy home under construction. Go behind the scenes to learn about the design and construction of a green home that will produce as much energy annually as it consumes. ZeroEnergy Design, the architect, and Auburndale Builders, the contractor, will explain how the project achieves exceptional energy performance, healthy indoor air quality, superior thermal comfort, and long term durability. The event includes a tour of the building and systems while…

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August 2017

Passive House Building Construction Tour

August 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newton, MA Newton, MA United States

Tour Auburndale Builders Passive OfficeAn existing concrete building is being retrofitted for PHIUS certification. It will be under construction at the time of the tour - mechanical, plumbing, insulation, and air barriers will be visible. The Auburndale Builder team will discuss the challenges of retrofitting the concrete structure and lessons learned. RSVP required.Speakers: Mike Duclos PHIUS+ Rater, Craig Buckly CPHB, Nick Falkoff GC LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE >    

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August 2019

Site Tour of Concord Highlands – Affordable Multifamily Passive House

August 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our August member meeting as we tour Concord Highlands, an under-construction multi-family building in Cambridge. The Passive House project, from Homeowner’s Rehab, ICON Architecture, and NEI General Contracting, features 6-stories and 98-units of 100% affordable housing. Meeting time: 3 PM Registration required - sign-up here.

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September 2019

Building Science for Carpenters

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. This month we will tour an under-construction home in Newton which now in the framing/ exterior insulation stage - we'll review the building assemblies…

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