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2019 Northeast Electrification Symposium

  • Aug 27-29, 2019
  • Brooklyn, NY

This symposium will bring together Northeast and Mid-Atlantic State leaders and influencers for a collaborative forum to explore creative thinking, accelerated action, and leveraged efforts to efficiently electrify our end us energy, and in doing so reduce greenhouse gas emissions from homes, buildings, and transportation. SWA's Adam Romano will be presenting on "Building Workforce Capacities to Install Heat Pumps" on 8/28.

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USGBC Built it Better Conference

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • Jersey City, NJ

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019 is U.S. Green Building Council’s premier, signature event for the Middle Atlantic and New England Regions. This year, leaders from ten states will gather to network, learn, and share ideas. The 2019 conference theme, Building Performance, will feature a morning keynote plus several sessions related to new, existing, and ongoing building performance. SWA's Steve Klocke will be presenting on the top 10 multifamily design mistakes that he sees.

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Connecticut Architecture Conference + Expo

  • Sep 12-13, 2019
  • Uncasville, CT

The Connecticut Architecture Conference + Expo (CACX) is the premier, all inclusive event for architects and the largest gathering of architects in Connecticut, annually. The conference features over 40 continuing education sessions, presented by architects and allied professionals from Connecticut and the New England states. SWA's Karla Butterfield and Dylan Martello will be presenting on building enclosures and sustainability goals for green buildings.

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Building Enclosure Excellence and How to Achieve it

  • Sep 18, 2019
  • New York, NY

SWA's William Zoeller is participating on a panel of experts at the Building Energy Exchange that will discuss design and construction solutions to common building envelope conditions in multifamily and commercial buildings. They will address the considerable challenges faced by architects as they strive to translate building enclosure design concepts into realities that are energy-efficient, durable, trouble-free, and cost-effective.

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2019 AEE World Energy Conference

  • Sep 24-27, 2019
  • Washington, D.C.

The World Energy Conference, hosted by the Association of Engineers, brings together industry leaders to provide insight into global energy policy, strategies, leadership and innovation. SWA's Adam Romano will be presenting on Heat Pumps and VRF on Thursday, 9/26.

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BuildingEnergy NYC 2019

  • Sep 26, 2019
  • New York, NY

Now in its seventh year, BuildingEnergy NYC is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. This year’s theme of “Electrification” means that content will focus on how electrification will affect design, construction, related policies, technology, operations, user engagement, and community equity, as well as on solutions for when electrification is not possible.

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EEBA High Performance Home Summit

  • Oct 1-3, 2019
  • Denver, CO

Join EEBA in the Mile-High City of Denver, October 1 - 3, 2019 for a High Performance Home Summit focused on providing the tools and networking that builders, raters, analysts, and architects need to take high performance, healthy, resilient homes to new heights. SWA Directors Karla Butterfield and Lois Arena will be presenting on healthy homes and building enclosures.

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Getting to Zero Forum 2019

  • Oct 9-11, 2019
  • Oakland, CA

The Getting to Zero Forum is a solutions-focused event dedicated to zero energy and zero carbon buildings. The 2019 Forum will bring together 550+ leading policymakers, design professionals, building owners, systems manufacturers, commercial real estate representatives and others working to define a new energy future for the built environment. This year, Karla Butterfield and Lois Arena from SWA will be presenting on strategies for lowering the footprint of higher education facilities.

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Passive House Canada Conference

  • Oct 17-18, 2019
  • Scarborough, Ontario

The annual Passive House Canada Conference acts a forum for the education, advocacy and the advancement of high-performance buildings. The event immerses community members in Passive House related education, as each year we work to bring you the latest research, case studies, and lessons learned. Featured speakers include Lois Arena from SWA, Deborah Moelis from Handel Architects, and Richard Yancey from the Building Energy Exchange.

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  • Nov 6-7, 2019
  • Boston, MA

If you are an architect, builder, contractor, engineer, interior designer, landscape architect or any other building and design professional of any level, join us at ABX in November. Experts from SWA will be speaking on the correlation between Accessibility and Passive House on Thursday, November 7!

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World nZEB Forum

  • Nov 14, 2019
  • Dublin, Ireland

The forum is being held in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, one of the front-runner regions spearheading the transition to nZEB. The event will showcase the very best in expertise, design, case study buildings and innovative products. SWA's Lois Arena will be presenting on "Getting the Balance Right in High Performance Buildings."

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PHIUS North American Passive House Conference (NAPHC)

  • Dec 4-8, 2019
  • Washington, D.C.

The number of passive buildings certified and built each year is growing exponentially. We’re hitting critical mass, and there’s no better way to learn how to best ride the wave than joining Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) in Washington, DC for the 14th Annual North American Passive House Conference. SWA is exhibiting and speaking at multiple sessions at this year's conference! Click below to see our sessions.

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