The foundation for strong client relationships

SEDAC's technical expertise is a highly valued resource in helping clients overcome the barriers to energy efficiency. SEDAC has provided over 2,700 energy assessments since 2004. Implemented energy savings measures have led to energy savings of 2.4 billion kWh and 117 million therms--equivalent to greenhouse gas emissions from 511,111 cars driven for one year. These energy savings have led to cost savings of nearly $300 million. Clients have included large metropolitan museums, airports, grocery chains, and hundreds of businesses and public sector entities.

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What we do

SEDAC's technical assistance is tailored to the needs of our clients and our partners' energy efficiency program goals. Through phone calls, emails, face-to-face consultations, and written reports, we provide energy efficiency recommendations that are adoptable, effective and affordable. We offer economic analysis and financing guidance to help our clients implement our recommendations and verify savings to ensure that program goals are being met.

SEDAC has provided the following technical assistance for clients and programs:

  • Quick or specialized advice
  • Whole building analysis
  • ASHRAE style audits
  • Energy efficiency recommenations
  • Benchmarking
  • Energy usage analysis
  • Comprehensive economic analysis
  • Energy efficiency financing guidance
  • Implementation assistance
  • Verification visits

Success stories

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Downers Grove Net Zero Wastewater Treatment with Bio-gas

Innovative leadership and collaboration with the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation has allowed the Downers Grove Sanitary District WWTP to become a net-zero energy plant. Read how the district has reduced costs and increased resiliency by running their plant with bio-gas produced on site.

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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 […]