Event Series LCA User Group

LCA User Group

Online event

Are you pulling your hair out working on an Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the Mass CEC Embodied Carbon Reduction Challenge (ECC)? We bet you aren’t alone and we want to help.

Information Session: Solar Decathlon Professionals Training

Virtual Event

Learn more about the MA Net Zero Cohort: Solar Decathlon Professionals Training starting in June. Join us for this virtual info session. Chris Schaffner (the instructor) will provide an overview of the training and answer any questions that you have. We expect this training to fill quickly so don’t miss out! About the TrainingThe Solar […]

Certified Passive House Designer (PHI) Training

Virtual Event

About the Class This course provides tools, techniques and tips for how to build via passive house principles for all building types, diving into Passive House building concepts and building a foundation of knowledge and skills to integrate PHI building design standards into building projects. This course is specifically designed to teach the international Passive […]

BE+ Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Boston Common 139 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, United States

BE+ Earth Day Scavenger Hunt The BE+ Emerging Professionals Community is excited to host a one-day Sustainability Scavenger Hunt this year! This in-person event will kick off at 9AM on Saturday, April 20th* at a central location in the Boston Common, where we’ll provide everything you need to complete the day’s missions. We’ll reconvene at […]

BE+ Earth Day Celebration

Cisco Brewery 85 Northern Ave, Boston, United States

Join us for a celebratory Earth Day event at Cisco Brewers, where we’ll unveil the 2024 Update to the MA is Ready for Net Zero Report. We’re excited to recognize the top contributing companies and celebrate the hard work and progress of our dedicated Community! Cisco Brewers SeaportThanks to WS Development, we are thrilled to […]

BE+ All-Communities Roundtable: LEED v5 Public Comment

Virtual Event

Join this special BE+ all-communities roundtable to put our heads together for the first public comment period for LEED v5. Join other green building practitioners and leaders to discuss this new comprehensive framework for decarbonization, social health and equity, and ecological conservation, restoration, and resilience. Come prepared to share some aspects of LEED v5 that […]

Close the Gap(s): Decarbonizing Large Buildings Symposium

Greentown Labs 444 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA, United States

Are you struggling with decarbonizing large buildings?You're not alone. As energy codes and emissions reduction ordinances force the issue, the building industry is waking up to a new landscape. Decarbonizing large buildings – new and old – is critical to achieving Massachusetts Climate Targets. While the technologies, skills, and strategies for decarbonization exist, we need […]

Passive House 101: An Introduction to Passive Buildings

Virtual Event

In this course, we will provide an overview of the Passive House building standard including certification metrics, common design elements, and net-zero potential, as well as the impacts Passive House has on carbon and health. Examples of various building types will be presented and information on funding opportunities will be provided. Get your questions answered […]

Emerging Professionals Roundtable

Join the BE+ Emerging Professionals Community for our monthly Roundtable. We will discuss upcoming Emerging Professionals events, and network over pizza and drinks. Registration is free for BE+ Members and Emerging Professionals.

Health & Wellness Roundtable

Virtual Event

Join the BE+ Health and Wellness Roundtable, a venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and sustainability professionals to discuss issues related to healthy buildings. March 10th, 2024 - How Architects and Designers Select Healthy MaterialsDuring our May 10th Roundtable we will have a few subject matter experts talk about the approach they take to selecting […]

Phius CPHC® Training New England Cohort (Virtual)

Virtual Event

Phase I: Complete prior to May 14thSelf-guided content (allot 2-3 months, 50-60 hours)Phase II: May 14th to May 24th(6) 4-Hour Live Online SessionsAbout the ClassThis virtual training is intended for Architects and Engineers. CPHCs learn to design to the Phius Certification climate-specific building standard. Projects earning Phius certifications (Phius CORE, Phius ZERO and Phius REVIVE) […]

Carbon & Energy Roundtable

Virtual Event

Join the BE+ Carbon and Energy Roundtable, a venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and sustainability professionals to discuss issues related to carbon and energy in buildings.

Passive House 201: Technical Aspects of Design & Construction

Virtual Event

This session will take a deeper look into common design & construction strategies for achieving the Passive House standard. Concepts will include building envelope & insulation, air tightness, thermal bridging, testing & verification, and mechanical systems. A brief review of Passive House basics will be included, though some familiarity is recommended. Both standards will be […]

Certified Passive House Consultant CPHC® Training (Phius)

Virtual Event

Phase I: Complete prior to June 3rdSelf-guided content (allot 2-3 months, 50-60 hours)Phase II: June 3rd to June 14th(8) 3-Hour Live Online SessionsAbout the ClassThis training is intended for Architects and Engineers. CPHCs learn to design to the Phius Certification climate-specific building standard. Projects earning Phius certifications (Phius CORE, Phius ZERO and Phius REVIVE) follow […]

Decarbonize Existing Buildings Alliance

Virtual Event

Join the BE+ Decarbonize Existing Buildings Alliance hosted monthly roundtable, a venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and sustainability professionals to discuss issues related to decarbonizing existing buildings.

Living Future Roundtable

Virtual Event

Join the BE+ Living Future Roundtable, a venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and sustainability professionals to discuss topics and issues related to International Living Future Institute (ILFI) programs.

Event Series LCA User Group

LCA User Group

Online event

Are you pulling your hair out working on an Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the Mass CEC Embodied Carbon Reduction Challenge (ECC)? We bet you aren’t alone and we want to help.

Buildings and Carbon

Virtual Event

This course will focus on the climate impacts associated with carbon emissions from the built environment. The training will emphasize the importance of goal setting and identifying strategic actions to manage greenhouse gas emissions throughout a building’s life cycle, including the operational phase, with a particular focus on embodied carbon. The course will explore the […]

Emerging Professionals Roundtable

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm | Location: Consigli Construction, 313 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 Join the BE+ Emerging Professionals Community for our monthly Roundtable. We will discuss upcoming Emerging Professionals events, and network over pizza and drinks. Registration is free for BE+ Members and Emerging Professionals. This month's Roundtable will feature presentations from our members at Consigli […]

MA Net Zero Cohort: Solar Decathlon Professionals Training

Virtual Event

Ten 1-1/2 Hour Sessions, June 18th - August 27thWeekly, Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pmMass Save® supporting Sponsors include Cape Light Compact, Eversource, National Grid, and UnitilAbout the TrainingThe Solar Decathlon Professionals Training is designed to provide mid-career building industry professionals with an opportunity to further develop their building science expertise and gain practical experience designing zero energy […]