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.
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
Energy efficiency services
Climate action planning
Energy Code training
Green business data tracking
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