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Welcome to SEDAC

SEDAC, the Smart Energy Design Assistance Center, is an applied research program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Our mission is to decrease the energy footprint of the State of Illinois.

Our goals

Reduce the cost of doing business through energy efficient design
Expand consumer awareness of the benefits of energy efficiency and renewables
Grow and diversify the energy efficiency workforce, especially in underserved communities
Foster a more equitable energy landscape by improving access to energy efficiency services
Train a new generation of design professionals to become leaders in energy efficiency worldwide
Help communities become more sustainable and resilient through climate action planning

Who we serve

Building managers & owners

Building professionals & code officials

Public sector

Energy efficiency programs

Water and wastewater systems

State agencies & colleges

Our programs

Energy efficiency services

Climate action planning

Energy efficiency workforce initiative

Grant writing services

Energy code training

C-PACE assistance

COVID-19 building safety services

Midwestern Hydrogen Partnership

Solar feasibility

Public water infrastructure energy assessments

Green business certification

Power plays

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Smart Energy Design Assistance Center
University of Illinois
1 St Mary’s Road | Champaign, IL 61820
800.214.7954 | sedac-info@illinois.edu