8220;In partnering with EnergySage, we hope to provide participants with a deeper, more robust experience as they tour this year's projects,” said Jenifer Marrapese, Executive Director of NESEA
Hazard, who has been with NESEA
for 16 years, has seen the 2,000-member group grow considerably since its 1974 launch (in the wake of the Arab oil embargo).
is the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (www.
For the purpose of this award, NESEA
has adopted a definition of a "zero energy building" derived from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory definition: "Zero net energy buildings reduce energy load to the minimum practical level, then capture on-site the required amount of renewable energy to satisfy remaining needs.
is also the organizer of the Tour de Sol: The Great American Green Transportation Festival, which showcases new advanced transportation technologies and options.
We at NESEA
have been talking and thinking about renewable energy and green design for many, many years, long before it was the topic of the day.
Dunn has also conducted several Energy Storage Workshops for NESEA
, and received a variety of patents, including several for fuel cell and energy storage devices and, in his earlier career, for the laptop computer.
According to NESEA
, "dozens" of green vehicles are expected to gather for the event, which will offer a "full day of activities," including test-drives in a new 2004 Toyota Prius, a road rally and a visit to the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.
organizers are expecting up to 500 sites to participate in the open house and as many as 12,000 people to visit.
A tour to nearby NESEA
Green Building Open House sites will be available.
According to NESEA
, a variety of electric, hybrid electric and experimental advanced vehicles will be on display at the event, as well as available for test drives, with major manufacturers represented at this year's festival including Allison Transmission, Ford, General Motors, Honda and Toyota.
produces major sustainable energy events that inspire and motivate large numbers of people to get involved and make a difference.