The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC), in partnership with the Illinois EPA Office of Energy, provides training to increase awareness of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code and to improve the energy efficiency of new construction and renovation in Illinois.

SEDAC offers workshops, webinars, online training, resources, and technical support. Our training program serves community code officials, construction professionals and trades, and design professionals such as architects and engineers in Illinois.

Funding provided in whole or in part by the Illinois EPA Office of Energy.

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Training and support services



Online courses

Technical support

Energy Code Resources

What is the Illinois
Energy Conservation Code?
Illinois Stretch Code
Frequently asked questions
Useful websites
Energy code smart tips

What people are saying about our training

"It was nice to have a refresher and also discuss the new 2018 IECC changes."

Keith, engineer

"I wanted to let you know that the seminar was perfect for my level of knowledge."

Norbert, architect

"Well organized webinar. Good graphics and useful information for our energy code here in Illinois."


"The pace and level of info was really good for me as an architect. I'd love to sit in on more."

Brad, architect

"I appreciate the refresher on the trade-off method, as I don't have much experience with this method of compliance."

John, architect

"Thanks for the help and clarification. I think I understand now."

Kevin, building inspector