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Please note this calendar is a curated list of local, regional and national clean energy events hosted by a variety of external organizations including, but not exclusive to, MassCEC. Event organizers are responsible for the content posted to this calendar.
Introduction to Passive House
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Boston, MA
PassivHaus, Passive House or PH for short: we know you have been hearing about it, if you subscribe to high-performance building. This well-known standard has made its way to the Americas and now is growing roots in Massachusetts. Come connect with the leaders at Passive House Massachusetts and learn the basics of the system. Passive House comprises a set of design principles used to obtain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency and building comfort. Where did the Passive House standard come from and how has it evolved over the years?
SWANA’s SWANApalooza 2019 – Building the Future
Monday, February 25, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, February 28, 2019 (All day) - Boston, MA
On the heels of heightened recycling contamination standards, single-use plastic reduction efforts, and overall pushes for sustainable social and business practices, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) launches SWANApalooza 2019, the premier technical gathering for professionals to explore environmental solutions for integrated solid waste management, coming to Boston, Massachusetts from February 25–28.
MIT Water Night 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Cambridge, MA
Come join the MIT Water Club for its annual Water Night, a family-friendly event to celebrate water on the evening of Feburary 26 with research posters, art exhibits, interactive demos, and more. Researchers at MIT, local universities and industries will present their water-related work. In addition to a research showcase, we will feature artistic and experimental displays, as well as company and NGO tables! Open to everybody -- attendance is FREE and food will be provided. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to interact with the local water community!
Driving ASHP Market Transformation: Tutorial on Listing your Products on NEEP’s new Product List
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
To stay current with product development and innovation, beginning in April, NEEP will launch a new web-based product list format. NEEP’s updated, public ccASHP product list will offer a new format and user interface that eases product list review and comparison along with user-friendly technical information.
MIT Enterprise Forum’s Energy Storage: New Business Models Fuel Rapid Growth
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA
Energy storage has always been a part of the power system, but mainly at the edges - think uninterruptible power system storage, flywheels, ice-based storage, and pumped hydro. Research and development efforts spawned many new ideas, but markets were not ready for widespread adoption of the technology. Now, energy storage is poised to become a central piece of a rapidly growing clean power system, helping to displace fossil fuel generation, reduce emissions and provide power during outages caused by frequent weather events.
Building Science for Carpenters
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Newton, MA
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.
Heat Pump & VRF Training
Monday, March 04, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Boston, MA
Join us for a repeat of our popular in-depth introduction to energy-efficient heat pump and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology. This training will explain how these systems work, how they compare to other heating and cooling equipment, how you can identify appropriate applications, and how to access incentives toward installation costs from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and others. Case studies as well as next steps for including VRF in your projects will be included.
The Role of Energy Modeling in Building Design & Construction
Monday, March 04, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM - Amherst, MA
An overview of the role that energy modeling plays in the design of buildings; including discussions about how energy models are used to inform design, pursue LEED (and other) certifications, procure utility incentives, and demonstrate code compliance. Additionally, how daylight modeling is used to optimize daylight opportunities, mitigate glare problems, and pursue LEED certification. Learn more and register here.
Launch Clinic: Internet of Things (IoT) Startups
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cambridge, MA
Launch Smart Clinics are a great place for startups to get constructive feedback on their pitch from a board-of-directors-level panel of experts and thoughtful audience members. The focus on early-stage ventures encourages a sympathetic and supportive atmosphere. Audience and panel feedback often helps presenters understand their problems and offers useful tips and solutions.
EnergyBar! Cleantech Intern Fair
Thursday, March 07, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Somerville, MA
Please join us for a special edition of our recurring EnergyBar networking event with a special focus on helping rockstar interns and innovative cleantech startups find each other! Our annual Cleantech Intern Fair is a great resource for connecting with bright and eager talent from the Boston-area colleges and universities. HERE are some of the companies you will meet! Reminder to students: be sure to bring your resume to EnergyBar!
Passive House Certified Builders Training
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:00 AM to Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 5:00 PM - Waitsfield, VT
Superinsulation, air-tight envelopes, high-performance window installation, site management, component sourcing – passive house construction presents special challenges to builders. This PHIUS Certified Builders Training program, offered in partnership with Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), prepares construction professionals to meet the passive house challenge.
BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show
Thursday, March 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 15, 2019 (All day) - Boston, MA
The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show is the region's leading event for professionals and practitioners in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 1,000 industry leaders and emerging professionals together for three days to learn from and share ideas with each other. The theme of BuildingEnergy Boston 2019 is Know-How.
PHIUS CPHC Course - Boston
Monday, April 01, 2019 - 9:30 AM to Friday, April 05, 2019 - 9:30 AM - Boston, MA
The PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant in-class training returns to Boston in April. This 5-day course is designed as the second phase of the CPHC Training Program following the on-line component. The in-class course focuses on design exercises, WUFI Passive and THERM software training, and the CPHC exam. PHIUS-trained CPHC® consultants are leading the adoption of passive building from coast to coast by designing and building quality-assured projects across all of North America's varied climate zones.
4th Annual US Offshore Wind Conference
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 7:00 AM to Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 3:30 PM - Boston, MA
Join 1300+ wind power executives and 50+ exhibitors at the Boston US Offshore Wind 2019 conference and exhibition on June 10-11 – it’s the world’s largest networking event for existing and new market players that are seeking to invest, find partners or secure contracts in upcoming US offshore wind projects. You’ll meet 1300+ CEOs, EVPs, SVPs, VPs, General Managers, Presidents, Managing Directors & Business Unit Directors.