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

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Manual J Load Sizing

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Clients and Partners

Contact Us

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We look forward to connecting with you!

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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