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The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show: Transforming Existing Buildings, March 23-24, Boston, MA

Posted by: abu417

The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show is an event designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-pe… more...

0 replies | 5 views | Posted on: 01/24/2020

Passive House Certified Builders Training, March 16-19, Waitsfield, VT

Posted by: abu417

Superinsulation, air-tight envelopes, high-performance window installation, site management, component sourcing – … more...

0 replies | 8 views | Posted on: 01/24/2020

Mold, Radon, and Lead in Schools: 1,000 Hours Grant Workshop, March 10, Pittsburgh, PA

Posted by: abu417

In a year, a student will spend an average of 1,000 hours within a school building. Creating the healthiest, safest scho… more...

0 replies | 7 views | Posted on: 01/24/2020

Solar BoS Meet 2020: Focusing on Engineering, Design & Procurement, April 16-17, New Delhi, India

Posted by: abu417

Solar BoS Meet 2020, is the largest solar energy event in India with a gathering of 300+ top professionals from the sola… more...

0 replies | 8 views | Posted on: 01/23/2020

Two-Part Building Energy Modeling Course Part 1 | Green Building Training Program, February 26, Boston, MA

Posted by: mkilmartin

Building Energy Modeling is a versatile, multipurpose tool that is used in new building and retrofit design, green certi… more...

0 replies | 15 views | Posted on: 01/24/2020

2020 Rural Energy Conference, February 25, Chicago

Posted by: mkilmartin

ACEEE is pleased to announce our second Rural Energy Conference. This dynamic one-day event will explore how energy… more...

0 replies | 75 views | Posted on: 01/23/2020

Site Visit with Connecticut Passive House - Tour an Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Passive House, January 30, 4 pm, Westport, CT

Posted by: Allison Friedman

KLAR Studio welcomes CTPH to tour an Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Passive House in the making. Join KLAR represent… more...

0 replies | 143 views | Posted on: 01/22/2020

Energy Design Conference & Expo February 25-26, Duluth, MN

Posted by: abu417

Join for the 30th anniversary of northern Minnesota’s Energy Design Conference & Expo! With an opening ke… more...

0 replies | 28 views | Posted on: 01/22/2020

Buildings of Excellence: Large-Scale Passive House, February 12, New York, NY

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Join NYSERDA and BE-Ex for the third NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence Gallery Talk, featuring Sendero Verde and Corn… more...

0 replies | 84 views | Posted on: 01/22/2020

Northeast Regional Home Performance Conference & Trade Show, February 11-12, Saratoga Springs, NY

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Discover the latest in building science and technical information; strategies for improving your organization&rsquo… more...

0 replies | 276 views | Posted on: 01/22/2020

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I need a fabulous water-based poly or other eco floor coating

Posted by: Allison Friedman

I need a recommendation for a water-based poly. When I mentioned using a more environmentally friendly floor coating, I… more...

15 replies | 4399 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015

The Green Brick Wall

Posted by: StyroHome

If you attempt to build a "GREEN" home almost anywhere in America fo probably will run head-on to the Invisible Green Wa… more...

7 replies | 1852 views | Posted on: 10/08/2015

use of linoleum flooring in bathrooms

Posted by: Christine O.

Does anyone have any practical experience with linoleum, such as Marmoleum, in a bathroom? The general contractor with w


7 replies | 2249 views | Posted on: 08/21/2017

Clean Power

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

The EPA Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from electric power pla… more...

6 replies | 2064 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

Details / Specifications

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

Is there a company that supplies detailed drawings / specifications for the various green construction methods such as s


6 replies | 853 views | Posted on: 03/14/2019

Please help my Mother-In-Law with a simple Intro to MDF products :)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

My mother-in-law is building a new home, and she wants an introduction to the difference between MDF and "real wood." I… more...

4 replies | 2578 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

Material and Resource Summit

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

Yesterday I had the Opportunity to attend the Materials Summit that was sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter of the US… more...

3 replies | 1619 views | Posted on: 11/15/2014

Mass Save Residential High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop - October 6 - Boston (This event has been postponed)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop Are you interested in learning about high performance and “Net … more...

3 replies | 744 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

"Drive Green" Rebate Programs in MA and RI: Buy Electric Vehicles at Lower Rates- This Program has been Extended!!

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Mass Energy and People's Power & Light are offering a discount and rebate program that allows people to buy an electric … more...

3 replies | 1220 views | Posted on: 12/07/2016

NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo - March 7-9, Boston

Posted by: Allison Friedman

New England Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo March 7-9, Boston Seapor… more...

3 replies | 1155 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017


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