Manual J Load Sizing

Check out SEDAC's Energy Code Smart Tip on Manual J Load Sizing. Learn about why modern buildings need Manual J […]

Safe Schools During COVID

Read our latest factsheet on Safe Schools During COVID-19 for the top strategies to reduce the risk of virus transmission […]

The Emerging Hydrogen Economy and the Quest for Faster Horses

By Dr. Tim Lindsey From Faster Horses to Model Ts: Shortcomings of Today’s Energy System Legend has it that when […]

Domestic Hot Water Recirculation

Can Domestic Hot Water Recirculation Systems Conserve Energy? The US Department of Energy estimates that more than 400 billion gallons […]

Governors State University COVID-19 Risk Assessment

What measures can help buildings be as safe as possible during the pandemic? Governors State University (GSU) has taken proactive […]

Below-grade Insulation

Check out our new Energy Code Smart Tip for below-grade insulation! What insulation is required for below-grade walls? On the […]

SEDAC Year in Review: 2020

2020 has been a crazy year for all of us! Despite the many challenges, the SEDAC team has pressed forward […]

Beyond 2020: Net Zero Planning

At SEDAC, we're looking forward to putting 2020 behind us and moving towards a more hopeful future! As you set […]

Safety Tips for Buildings during COVID-19

Click on our flyer for simple recommendations facilities can follow to reduce the risk of airborne pathogen transmission, including COVID-19. […]

Importance of Fresh Air

As organizations scramble to make buildings safer during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be encouraging to know that many of […]

Energy Efficiency Workforce: Lessons Learned from Past Crises

Growing the Energy Efficiency Workforce Research Series In Illinois, nearly 10,000 energy efficiency jobs have been lost since the beginning […]

Slab Insulation

Slabs can be big culprits for energy loss from heat that is conducted outward and through the perimeter of the […]

Caseyville Wastewater Treatment Plant Case Study

Recently, the Caseyville Township Water Reclamation Facility received a free facility assessment from Illinois EPA's Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Assessment […]

Building a Resilient Energy Efficiency Workforce

The economic effects of the pandemic have devastated many job sectors, including the energy efficiency sector. In Illinois, there are […]

Q&A: Healthy Buildings During COVID-19

This Q and A contains responses to questions that were raised at a webinar SEDAC delivered on August 18, 2020: […]

Energy Burden and COVID-19

Low-income households, minority households, and rental households have a higher energy burden on average. That is, they spend a larger […]

Energy Efficiency Workforce Diversity

There are many benefits to a diverse workforce. Diversity can drive competition, improve culture, foster innovation and economic growth, and […]

Best Practices for Building Operations During COVID-19

Our understanding of how the coronavirus spreads is evolving at a rapid rate. What does this mean for HVAC systems […]

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

SEDAC stands in solidarity with people around the world in mourning the death of George Floyd and countless other victims […]

Protect Net Metering for Solar Development

SEDAC’s mission is to help our clients reduce their carbon footprint—through energy efficiency, good building design, renewable energy systems and […]

Collecting Green Business Metrics

In October 2019, SEDAC received a grant from the U.S. EPA National Environmental Information Exchange Network with the California Green […]

Energy Code Smart Tip: Energy Rating Index

Newly constructed residential buildings in Illinois have three paths for compliance. This energy code smart tip explores the basics of […]

Why the Cannabis Industry Needs Energy Efficiency

Recreational and medical cannabis programs are spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. There are 33 states that allow medical cannabis and […]

COVID-19 and HVAC: Your Questions Answered

As shut-down restrictions are being lifted and unoccupied buildings are being opened up, there are many questions about the spread […]

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. […]

Manual J Load Sizing

Check out SEDAC's Energy Code Smart Tip on Manual J Load Sizing. Learn about why modern buildings need Manual J […]

Safe Schools During COVID

Read our latest factsheet on Safe Schools During COVID-19 for the top strategies to reduce the risk of virus transmission […]

The Emerging Hydrogen Economy and the Quest for Faster Horses

By Dr. Tim Lindsey From Faster Horses to Model Ts: Shortcomings of Today’s Energy System Legend has it that when […]

Domestic Hot Water Recirculation

Can Domestic Hot Water Recirculation Systems Conserve Energy? The US Department of Energy estimates that more than 400 billion gallons […]

Governors State University COVID-19 Risk Assessment

What measures can help buildings be as safe as possible during the pandemic? Governors State University (GSU) has taken proactive […]

Below-grade Insulation

Check out our new Energy Code Smart Tip for below-grade insulation! What insulation is required for below-grade walls? On the […]

SEDAC Year in Review: 2020

2020 has been a crazy year for all of us! Despite the many challenges, the SEDAC team has pressed forward […]

Beyond 2020: Net Zero Planning

At SEDAC, we're looking forward to putting 2020 behind us and moving towards a more hopeful future! As you set […]

Safety Tips for Buildings during COVID-19

Click on our flyer for simple recommendations facilities can follow to reduce the risk of airborne pathogen transmission, including COVID-19. […]

Importance of Fresh Air

As organizations scramble to make buildings safer during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be encouraging to know that many of […]

Energy Efficiency Workforce: Lessons Learned from Past Crises

Growing the Energy Efficiency Workforce Research Series In Illinois, nearly 10,000 energy efficiency jobs have been lost since the beginning […]

Slab Insulation

Slabs can be big culprits for energy loss from heat that is conducted outward and through the perimeter of the […]

Caseyville Wastewater Treatment Plant Case Study

Recently, the Caseyville Township Water Reclamation Facility received a free facility assessment from Illinois EPA's Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Assessment […]

Building a Resilient Energy Efficiency Workforce

The economic effects of the pandemic have devastated many job sectors, including the energy efficiency sector. In Illinois, there are […]

Q&A: Healthy Buildings During COVID-19

This Q and A contains responses to questions that were raised at a webinar SEDAC delivered on August 18, 2020: […]

Energy Burden and COVID-19

Low-income households, minority households, and rental households have a higher energy burden on average. That is, they spend a larger […]

Energy Efficiency Workforce Diversity

There are many benefits to a diverse workforce. Diversity can drive competition, improve culture, foster innovation and economic growth, and […]

Best Practices for Building Operations During COVID-19

Our understanding of how the coronavirus spreads is evolving at a rapid rate. What does this mean for HVAC systems […]

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

SEDAC stands in solidarity with people around the world in mourning the death of George Floyd and countless other victims […]

Protect Net Metering for Solar Development

SEDAC’s mission is to help our clients reduce their carbon footprint—through energy efficiency, good building design, renewable energy systems and […]

Collecting Green Business Metrics

In October 2019, SEDAC received a grant from the U.S. EPA National Environmental Information Exchange Network with the California Green […]

Energy Code Smart Tip: Energy Rating Index

Newly constructed residential buildings in Illinois have three paths for compliance. This energy code smart tip explores the basics of […]

Why the Cannabis Industry Needs Energy Efficiency

Recreational and medical cannabis programs are spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. There are 33 states that allow medical cannabis and […]

COVID-19 and HVAC: Your Questions Answered

As shut-down restrictions are being lifted and unoccupied buildings are being opened up, there are many questions about the spread […]

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. […]