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

Build Tight, Ventilate Right

“Build tight, ventilate right” is an often-repeated motto of those who consider energy efficiency and comfort as critical to the […]

Cold Climate Heat Pumps Work!

Heat pump technology is far from new. The concept was first developed in the mid to late 1800’s and has […]

2021 IECC: Code Basics and Simplifying Code Compliance Workshop

SEDAC Energy Code trainers Shawn Maurer and Ryan Siegel traveled to Springfield on October 17, 2023 to present an energy […]

Building Electrification

Building electrification describes the shift to using electricity rather than burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal for heating […]

Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District WWTP Case Study

The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District (KWRD) has been pursuing energy efficiency and energy recovery opportunities for many years. In October […]

Village of Heyworth WWTP Case Study

In 2022, the Village of Heyworth wastewater treatment plant, a 1.0 MGD lagoon system, faced an electric supply hike of […]

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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