Midwest Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Partnership

SEDAC, in collaboration with the Illinois Grainger College of Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, and the College of Liberal Arts and […]

How COVID-19 is Affecting Code Officials

How is the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the work that code officials do? Will the pandemic impact compliance with the Energy […]

COVID-19 and HVAC

Are you wondering if COVID-19 can be transmitted through HVAC systems?  Afraid to go back to work thinking that you […]

Village of Annawan Wastewater Treatment Plant

Most energy assessments identify energy efficiency measures to save facilities between 10% and 30% on annual energy costs. Sometimes the […]

Opinion: Energy Efficiency is More Important Than Ever

By Patrick Sullivan, SEDAC Program Manager Working to become more energy efficient always makes sense – now more than ever. […]

Virtual Energy Assessments

SEDAC is committed to continuing to help our customers save energy and money, even when social distancing requirements make it […]

Impact of COVID19 on Energy Efficiency Workforce

By Devin Day, SEDAC Engagement and Program Specialist The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented level of uncertainty for industries […]

Saving energy during the shutdown

During this pandemic, many facilities are vacant or almost vacant.  By turning down or shutting off systems, building operators can […]

Duct Leakage Testing

Duct leakage testing helps to make sure that ducts are properly sealed to create an energy efficient, comfortable, and healthy […]

Cleaning Condensing Units

What is a condensing unit? In a split air conditioning system, refrigerant passes through two separate units: a compressor and […]

Energy efficiency workforce: Raising awareness

The energy efficiency sector has a high demand for workers--especially in the HVAC technician and construction industries--yet few young people […]

SEDAC Best of 2019

In 2019, SEDAC celebrated 15 years in business and expanded our offerings in exciting ways. Scroll down to see what […]

PHAs: Energy Efficiency Barriers

SEDAC recently conducted research to identify ways to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) engage in energy efficiency. In part 1 […]

Procuring solar through a Power Purchase Agreement

Many agencies and public facilities are becoming interested in developing solar on their lands or facilities. One of the biggest […]

SEDAC develops a solar suitability assessment tool

SEDAC recently conducted a feasibility study to determine where the Illinois Department of Natural Resources could develop solar on their […]

Energy efficiency workforce: What’s in a name?

At SEDAC, we are committed to reducing the energy footprint of the State of Illinois by helping to grow the […]

Natural algae control for lagoon wastewater treatment plants

As spring approaches, many lagoon wastewater treatment facility operators are considering strategies for summer algae control. In one recent site […]

No/Low Cost Measures

Want to become more energy efficient but don't have the funds for a major project? Check out these no/low cost […]

Top 10 Recommendations for New Construction

Are you building a new facility? Forethought and planning for energy savings will save you money year after year while […]

Top 10 Recommendations for Existing Buildings

Existing building stock represents an immense opportunity to save energy! Read our top 10 tips to save energy and money. […]

Increasing Energy Code Compliance

Illinois law requires all new commercial and residential construction projects to comply with a statewide energy conservation code. The current […]

An Introduction to COMcheck & REScheck

The Department of Energy developed COMcheck and REScheck to improve consistency in code compliance. These free, easy-to-use tools help verify […]

Thermal Comfort

Why should designers and building professionals make the extra effort to comply with the Illinois Energy Conservation Code? Following the […]

Energy Code: Low-income housing

Nowhere is there a greater need for energy efficiency than in low-income housing. Low-income households have a higher energy burden. […]

Energy efficiency workforce: Where are we now?

The energy efficiency sector is one of the fastest growing job sectors in Illinois and nationwide. Energy efficiency businesses were projected […]

Blower Door Testing

Energy code requirements have been a large driver for the increase in blower door testing. Blower door testing became a […]

Indoor Air Quality

Americans spend most of their time indoors where they can be exposed to pollutants and mold. Indoor air often contains […]

Carbondale City Hall and Civic Center

The City of Carbondale’s City Hall and Civic Center is the heart of Carbondale. The city hall provides office space […]

Building a Successful Energy Code Training Program

In May 2019, SEDAC presented lessons learned from our Energy Code Training and Support Program at the 2019 National Energy […]

Pekin Community High School

Since 2013, Pekin Community High School has been working with SEDAC to save energy and money. Measures implemented from a 2013 […]

Midwest Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Partnership

SEDAC, in collaboration with the Illinois Grainger College of Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, and the College of Liberal Arts and […]

How COVID-19 is Affecting Code Officials

How is the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the work that code officials do? Will the pandemic impact compliance with the Energy […]

COVID-19 and HVAC

Are you wondering if COVID-19 can be transmitted through HVAC systems?  Afraid to go back to work thinking that you […]

Village of Annawan Wastewater Treatment Plant

Most energy assessments identify energy efficiency measures to save facilities between 10% and 30% on annual energy costs. Sometimes the […]

Opinion: Energy Efficiency is More Important Than Ever

By Patrick Sullivan, SEDAC Program Manager Working to become more energy efficient always makes sense – now more than ever. […]

Virtual Energy Assessments

SEDAC is committed to continuing to help our customers save energy and money, even when social distancing requirements make it […]

Impact of COVID19 on Energy Efficiency Workforce

By Devin Day, SEDAC Engagement and Program Specialist The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented level of uncertainty for industries […]

Saving energy during the shutdown

During this pandemic, many facilities are vacant or almost vacant.  By turning down or shutting off systems, building operators can […]

Duct Leakage Testing

Duct leakage testing helps to make sure that ducts are properly sealed to create an energy efficient, comfortable, and healthy […]

Cleaning Condensing Units

What is a condensing unit? In a split air conditioning system, refrigerant passes through two separate units: a compressor and […]

Energy efficiency workforce: Raising awareness

The energy efficiency sector has a high demand for workers--especially in the HVAC technician and construction industries--yet few young people […]

SEDAC Best of 2019

In 2019, SEDAC celebrated 15 years in business and expanded our offerings in exciting ways. Scroll down to see what […]

PHAs: Energy Efficiency Barriers

SEDAC recently conducted research to identify ways to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) engage in energy efficiency. In part 1 […]

Procuring solar through a Power Purchase Agreement

Many agencies and public facilities are becoming interested in developing solar on their lands or facilities. One of the biggest […]

SEDAC develops a solar suitability assessment tool

SEDAC recently conducted a feasibility study to determine where the Illinois Department of Natural Resources could develop solar on their […]

Energy efficiency workforce: What’s in a name?

At SEDAC, we are committed to reducing the energy footprint of the State of Illinois by helping to grow the […]

Natural algae control for lagoon wastewater treatment plants

As spring approaches, many lagoon wastewater treatment facility operators are considering strategies for summer algae control. In one recent site […]

No/Low Cost Measures

Want to become more energy efficient but don't have the funds for a major project? Check out these no/low cost […]

Top 10 Recommendations for New Construction

Are you building a new facility? Forethought and planning for energy savings will save you money year after year while […]

Top 10 Recommendations for Existing Buildings

Existing building stock represents an immense opportunity to save energy! Read our top 10 tips to save energy and money. […]

Increasing Energy Code Compliance

Illinois law requires all new commercial and residential construction projects to comply with a statewide energy conservation code. The current […]

An Introduction to COMcheck & REScheck

The Department of Energy developed COMcheck and REScheck to improve consistency in code compliance. These free, easy-to-use tools help verify […]

Thermal Comfort

Why should designers and building professionals make the extra effort to comply with the Illinois Energy Conservation Code? Following the […]

Energy Code: Low-income housing

Nowhere is there a greater need for energy efficiency than in low-income housing. Low-income households have a higher energy burden. […]

Energy efficiency workforce: Where are we now?

The energy efficiency sector is one of the fastest growing job sectors in Illinois and nationwide. Energy efficiency businesses were projected […]

Blower Door Testing

Energy code requirements have been a large driver for the increase in blower door testing. Blower door testing became a […]

Indoor Air Quality

Americans spend most of their time indoors where they can be exposed to pollutants and mold. Indoor air often contains […]

Carbondale City Hall and Civic Center

The City of Carbondale’s City Hall and Civic Center is the heart of Carbondale. The city hall provides office space […]

Building a Successful Energy Code Training Program

In May 2019, SEDAC presented lessons learned from our Energy Code Training and Support Program at the 2019 National Energy […]

Pekin Community High School

Since 2013, Pekin Community High School has been working with SEDAC to save energy and money. Measures implemented from a 2013 […]

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