Energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
Save energy and money by taking advantage of SEDAC's energy efficiency services.
Energy Code Training
Energy Code Training
SEDAC provides workshops, webinars, online courses, and support to increase code compliance
Our mission
Our mission
SEDAC's mission is to decrease the energy footprint of the State of Illinois
COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 Response
How SEDAC is responding to the pandemic.

Welcome to SEDAC

The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC) is an applied research program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a public/private collaboration with 360 Energy Group.

Our mission is to decrease the energy footprint of the State of Illinois.

Our goals

Reduce the cost of doing business through energy efficient design

Expand consumer awareness of the benefits of energy efficiency and renewables

Grow and diversify the energy efficiency workforce, especially in underserved communities

Foster a more equitable energy landscape by improving access to energy efficiency services

Train a new generation of design professionals to become leaders in energy efficiency worldwide

Help communities become more resilient through climate action planning

Who we serve

Building managers & owners

Energy efficiency workforce

Public sector

Energy efficiency programs

Wastewater treatment plants

State agencies

Our programs

Energy efficiency services

Climate action planning

Energy Code training

C-PACE assistance

Solar feasibility

Green business data tracking

Power plays

Smart tips to supercharge your energy savings

Lighting Considerations for Illinois Community Colleges

Lighting upgrades and changeouts provide opportunities to improve the environment while minimizing energy consumption. SEDAC provides 3 resources for good […]

Water Pumping Efficiency Technical Tip

Fluid pumping is a major component of many water and wastewater plants’ energy consumption. For most potable water plants, pumping […]

SEDAC Engineers Attend National Energy Codes Conference

Recently SEDAC Engineers Shawn Maurer and Ryan Siegel attended the 2024 National Energy Codes Conference hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy […]

A Safer Future: Embracing PFAS-Free Takeout Containers

SEDAC has embarked on a collaborative project aimed at transforming the foodservice industry in the Chicagoland area. In partnership with […]

Energy Codes & Energy Resilience

Energy codes dictate building performance related to energy use and conservation through design, materials,and methods of construction. The codes provide […]

Image describing Illinois' first green dining district

Piloting Illinois’ First Green Dining District

The restaurant industry in Illinois is ripe for a cooperative effort to reduce food waste, plastics, and energy use. Most […]

Clients and Partners

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Smart Energy Design Assistance Center
University of Illinois
1 St Mary’s Road | Champaign, IL 61820
800.214.7954 | info@sedac.org

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