Save the Date May 23, 2019
5:30 PM17:30

Save the Date May 23, 2019

Tour of the Jamestown LLC Design Center
The Innovation and Design Building

History of the building and timeline of where it is today – gone from Military warehouse to Class A office/design space.

  • Mix of tenants and how that came to be

  • LEED Gold - what that entailed / challenges

  • Wired Platinum – how was it accomplished

  • Ground Lease – EDIC – how that works/interaction

Dinner to follow at the Drydock Café
7 Drydock Ave, Boston, MA 02210
Register: $40 member / $45 non-member

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Microgrids ! Join us @ Tuscan Kitchen
5:00 PM17:00

Microgrids ! Join us @ Tuscan Kitchen

Microgrids! What are they and why are they getting more attention these days? Todd Isherwood from The Green Project Manager and Ben Downing from Nexamp will provide a tech talk on microgrids. Every microgrid is different based on the required outcomes such as energy resiliency, reliability, economics, or environmental. We will discuss opportunities that microgrids offer to owners, engineers, operators, and utilities as well as a brief overview of the Lahey Clinic Burlington microgrid project.

Where: Tuscan Kitchen
2400 District Ave
Burlington, MA 01803

Register: $40 member / $45 non-member

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Schneider Electric Facility
5:00 PM17:00

Schneider Electric Facility

Save the date: March 28 2019, Tour Schneider Electric Facility in Andover, MA

Tour Starts @ 5:00 PM

David Rotondo and Jeff Walker will be the hosts for your visit on March 28th.  Please arrive for 5:00pm for distribution of badges and security.  David and Jeff will speak for a few minutes followed by a tour of the facility. Dinner will follow at the Chateau

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

The Boston One Campus is made up of more than 240,000 square feet across two buildings with a design that focuses specifically on employee collaboration and innovation, as well as the needs of Schneider Electric’s customers. In particular, the campus’ fully immersive Discovery Center allows visitors to learn about Schneider Electric’s energy management and innovation story, as well as experiment with several of the company’s solutions through simulated demonstrations via 65-inch interactive panels. Boston One is also equipped with 53,000 square feet of engineering laboratory space that includes customer accessible, cross-discipline technology integration laboratories known as StruxureLabs, where Schneider Electric engineers test and validate products that go into real-world customer deployments.



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Tour of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Living Lab
3:30 PM15:30

Tour of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Living Lab

Please join AFE February 21st as we tour the Living Lab

Boston's Home for Building Technology Innovation

Located in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District, the Living Laboratory is home to Fraunhofer CSE’s Massachusetts R&D center for the advancement of sustainable energy systems. Born out of a 2013 energy-retrofit of a 100-year-old building, the Lab leverages cutting-edge design concepts and historic architecture alongside in-house research facilities, including a pilot solar module fabrication line, dedicated thermal testing laboratory, and extensive characterization/environmental testing resources.

Tour will start at 4:00 sharp, Dinner at Barlows

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Please be aware that parking ranges from $20-$25.

Parking: Necco St Garage

Channelside Lot

Channelside Garage

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Tour of Cambridgeport Custom Air Solutions
5:00 PM17:00

Tour of Cambridgeport Custom Air Solutions

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the design and fabrication of totally custom Air Handling Units. Custom Air Solutions manufactures their AHU's locally in Randolph, MA, sharing the space with Cox Engineering's sheet metal and pipe fabrication shop. Arrive for the tour between 5:00 - 5:15 Tour starts at 5:30 sharp.

Dinner will follow at The Lodge Bar & Grill around 6:30-7:00

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Annual Member Social and Scholarship Awards Night
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Member Social and Scholarship Awards Night

Join AFE Chapter 33 for the Annual Member Social and Scholarship Awards Night, Thursday, November 1st at the MIT Museum. Network with your peers in the local facility engineering community.

Registration Cost

Event tickets

$45 per person, members and non-members

— Includes event registration, dinner buffet and cash bar


$250 per sponsor; includes:
— recognition and signage at event
— company listing in post event email sent to our mailing list
— please purchase an event ticket if you wish to attend


MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave. — Bldg N51, Cambridge, MA 02139 

About the Museum

The MIT Museum attracts 150,000 people annually including many international visitors. The Museum is located in a multi-use building at 265 Massachusetts Avenue, just up the street from the main MIT building and campus. Its 52,000 square feet includes galleries, offices, collection storage, and education space.

Engaging with the MIT Museum

The MIT Museum has both permanent collections and changing exhibitions on two floors, an education classroom, and an online and onsite science-themed store.

Through a range of programs for a variety of ages, the MIT Museum offers talks, tours, conversations, hands-on activities, educational workshops, 21+ evenings, family events, and festivals.


The MIT Museum has just over a million objects in its collections, including the world’s most comprehensive collection of holograms, the Hart Nautical Collection, and the Institute’s Architecture and Design Collection, which ranks among the top architectural drawing collections in the world. Many of these objects can be found in the museum's online collections database.

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Two-hour metered parking nearby along Massachusetts Avenue and side streets.

Public parking is available in the Le Méridien Boston Cambridge (20 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA) and Bishop Allen Drive, Central Square, both within close walking distance of the Museum.

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September -MIT Nano Lab
5:00 PM17:00

September -MIT Nano Lab

MIT Nano Lab Tour

Tour Meeting location: 60 Vassar St Building 39

Contact for the day of the event: Joe Silva 617-212-0402

Group will meet at 5:00 pm. Tour to start promptly at 5:30 PM, followed by dinner at Mead Hall - 90 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

The tour of the MIT Nano Lab will include the mechanical rooms, basement, penthouse and roof machine rooms, outside corridor view of clean rooms, imaging rooms and overall building operation.

MIT NANO - An Overview (video)

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