SEDAC provides climate action planning services for large and small organizations. We help agencies and organizations identify their goals, where they are now, and how they will achieve their goals. We do a thorough inventory of greenhouse gas emissions, exploring emissions from buildings, transportation, land use, water, waste, and more. We project emissions into the future and then develop strategies to help reduce these emissions to reach targets.

Contact us at 800.214.7954 or sedac-netzero@illinois.edu to discuss ways SEDAC can help your climate action planning process.

Climate action planning

IGEN Net Zero Collaborative

Find out about SEDAC's new climate action planning program for community colleges in Illinois, in collaboration with the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN).

Heat Pump Water Heaters

Every year US Colleges and Universities spend almost 10% of their energy use on water heating. By implementing energy efficient […]

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

To address the challenges of rising gas prices, climate change, and dwindling fossil fuel resources, policymakers point to electrification as […]

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John A. Logan College Pool Cover Case Study

John A. Logan College (JALC) has a history of implementing energy efficiency improvements to reduce energy costs and to demonstrate […]

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Heartland Community College Net Zero Plan

Heartland Community College has an impressive sustainability record. Their accomplishments include the installation of a 1.65 MW wind turbine, geothermal […]

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Emissions Inventory Spreadsheet Template

Check out SEDAC's Net Zero Emissions Inventory Spreadsheet for Community Colleges. This is the spreadsheet that SEDAC uses to develop […]

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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 […]

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Collecting data for emissions inventory

Image source: University of Illinois 2015 Climate Action Plan Collecting data for emissions inventory Once your college has established parameters […]

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Emissions inventory basics

Image source: Greenhouse Gas Protocol, ghgprotocol.org Creating an accurate baseline inventory is key to developing a Net Zero Plan. It's […]

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Creating a Climate Action Team

A Net Zero Planning process will be more successful if it is supported by strong leadership and involves collaboration throughout […]