Donghwa Kim

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Senior Energy Engineer

Donghwa Kim is a Senior Energy Engineer at SEDAC, providing technical support and outreach to customers. She conducts energy assessments and retro-commissioning studies, and coordinates with utilities to administer energy efficiency programs. 

"What I like best about my job is that every day I learn something new and solve a new challenge." 

Kim believes that providing useful information to customers is key. She not only provides technical assistance and energy efficiency recommendations, but also helps customers navigate the application process, identify incentives, and overcome barriers to energy efficiency. She enjoys working with the SEDAC team to provide a quality customer experience. 

"Everyone at SEDAC is willing to help each other to provide good quality work for customers." 


Kim previously worked at an architectural firm in Champaign, IL where she assisted with commercial and residential projects from beginning to end: pre-design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration. Kim has a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Outside the office

Kim appreciates good wines. She recently passed the Wine & Spirit Educational Trust exam, and she runs wine tastings at local restaurants.